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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Apply for short-term care


Are you caring for a relative or a relative and are temporarily unable to provide home care, not yet or not to the required extent? nd is also the semi-inpatient care not enough? Then you or the person in need of care (with care levels 2 to 5) are entitled to care in a fully inpatient facility.

This applies:

1. for a transitional period following inpatient treatment of the person in need of care


2. in other crisis situations where temporary home or semi-inpatient care is not possible or insufficient.


The entitlement to short-term care is limited to eight weeks per calendar year. You have 1612 euros per year for these eight weeks.

You can also combine short-term care with preventive care.


Costs for accommodation and food of the person in need of care as well as investment costs incurred during the stay in the home can be reimbursed by the nursing care fund for the relief amount.

The care allowance that you receive for care at home will continue to be paid up to 50 percent for eight weeks.

Contact the nursing care fund.

  • Short-term care must be applied for at the nursing care fund
  • home care cannot be provided for a temporary period
  • Care level 2 to 5 is available

Ask the respective nursing care fund which documents are required and whether there is a special application form.

The application is free of charge.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality

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