Elderly home care
What is Elderly home care?
Article 22 of the Law 328/2000 establishes that the integrated system of social actions and services guarantees the citizens, in their local social and health district, some fundamental health services, representing the basic levels of social assistance, defined LIVEAS. These basic levels guarantee a range of social actions and services in order to guarantee individuals and families quality of life and social citizenship, as well as equal opportunities and protection for vulnerable individuals.
Elderly home care encompasses a variety of services, enabling elderly people to stay in their own home.
This service can be provided for free or with an economic integration based on the ‘ISEE certification’ (that is the document indicating the external signs of wealth criterion).
What kind of services?
Medi Care provides all the services included in domiciliary assistance. Among others:
- Hourly assistance
- Personal care, getting dressed
- Cooking and assistance during meals
- Assistance in specific and practical situations (medical visits, clinical exams, etc).
Who is eligible for this service?
This service can be requested by over-65 citizens who are partially or totally care-dependent on a physical and/or social and/or medical level.
Request for Elderly home care
To receive this service, you should submit your request, filled in and signed by the General practitioner, along with the ISEE certification to the local Department of social services and family policies.
Later, the plan is agreed with the user and their family.
This service can be provided also for short periods of time and according to the needs expressed during the planning stage.