Care benefit for legally insured persons

In the case of home care, people in need of care are entitled to benefits in kind such as body-related care, nursing care measures or help with household management. This home care support is usually provided by outpatient care or care services. Home care assistance is also possible if the patient lives in a nursing home or in the care home of the carer, but not .B in the nursing home. The entitlement to home care assistance includes monthly in the case of nursing degree 2 benefits up to a total value of 689 euros, in the case of nursing degree 3 benefits up to a total value of 1,298 euros, in the case of nursing degree 4 benefits up to the total value of 1,612 euros and in the case of nursing degree 5 benefits up to a total value of 1,995 euros. If these outpatient care benefits are only partially used, they can be combined with the care allowance. As part of this combined benefit, the care allowance is paid pro rata, depending on the amount of the received domestic care benefits.

Check with your nursing home which documents are required and whether there is a special application form.


Preconditions
The care allowance must be provided by an approved outpatient care or care service (or individual staff) who have concluded a contract with the nursing fund. Care level 2 to 5 must be available
You apply for care in kind at your care fund Information on the required documents and procedure can be obtained from your care fund