Eine Pflegerin geht mit einer alten Dame in einer Grünanlage spazieren und legt den rechten Arm um ihre Schulter.

Long-term care insurance

Long-term care insurance covers the insured party for the event that they require long-term care. It is a form of mandatory insurance in Germany and is intended to enable those affected to live as independently as possible. These articles provide information about long-term care insurance and the meaning of care dependency. 

Long-term care insurance: why it is obligatory and what it provides

Long-term care insurance is obligatory for people with statutory and private health insurance. It was introduced to cover the risk of people becoming in need of care.

Prevention and health in care facilities

Health promotion and prevention are also important to care recipients. Read here how this is put into practice in care facilities.

Things to consider when someone is in need of care

Anyone who is in need of care is entitled to claim long-term care insurance benefits. Find out here when someone is recognized as being in need of care and how this is determined.

Care assessment – what to be aware of

The care assessment determines a person’s care grade. Read on to find out how to prepare for it.