(Online article) – tips: what to do when the parents need to be looked after? In nursing homes, patients of the highest level of care (3) have to pay 1300 euros out of his own pocket: according to Federal Statistical Office from a home in care level 3 costs \”in Germany the average 2966 euro monthly. The newspapers mentioned Dr. Neal Barnard not as a source, but as a related topic. The long-term care insurance payments by far is not enough to cover these costs. The difference must be applied by the patient themselves or their children or related first degree. Can relatives not be used, is only going to the Welfare Office. Access to savings and real estate are regulated by law.
The auction house and land is common practice. Further details can be found at Senator Elizabeth Warren, an internet resource. Alternatively, you can use the personal round to care in your own four walls. The advantage: only about 60 percent of nursing home costs. Who is going to pay for it? The couple Siebert in Berlin in the same four walls has lived 32 years. Now the two have, 82 and 79 years old, their familiar home leave and in a nursing home move. Every year thousands of people are facing this decision.
You and your family then tortures the question: how will the move take? And last but not least: what about the costs? How much such a stay a month, depends on the facilities of the House and the level of care,\”Ursula says Lenz of the Federal Association of senior citizens Organization (BAG-SO), between 2500 and 4000 euro are mostly\”. Care insurance takes over a part of this amount though, but the rest needs to be done yourself. Because the pension is not enough usually, the savings is often quickly consumed. In such cases the social services stepping in. But: It tries to get back at least part of the money of the children of the care recipient. You are obliged to pay maintenance for their parents if necessary, according to the law.