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Family and work (3/11/2021)

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Home Care and welfare People with disabilities

Questions and answers

In the ninth social security code (SGB IX) a disability is defined as follows in section 2: "people with disabilities are people, the physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments have them in interactions with einstellungs-and environmental" Barriers to the equal participation in society with a high probability for more than six months can prevent. An impairment exists pursuant to sentence 1, if the body and State of health of the State typical for the age of differs. People are threatened by disabilities, impairment is expected pursuant to sentence 1." The degree of disability (GdB) is the measure of physical, psychological, spiritual and social impact which caused by a malfunction or result in a damage to health. Details are regulated in the supply medicine regulation. The GdB is graduated in increments of ten and varies between 20 and 100. A GdB 50 is considered one hard disabled and can apply for a seat. Concerned with a GdB of less than 50 and at least 30 can apply for their equality at the federal employment agency with a severely disabled people.

Often relatives take care of their disabled family member. If the person concerned can no longer settle certain financial, legal or personal matters on his own in everyday life, the carer must be authorised or used by the court as a official caregiver. It is important, in principle, to follow the wishes of the subject



In short: the MDK

Task areas and assignment of the MDK briefly summarized for you..

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Medical service of health insurance in Federal State of Saxony e. V. (MDK Sachsen) - www.mdk-sachsen.de

Application of care aids

For care at home, the person in need of care with a recognized level of care is entitled to care aids. Apply for the benefit at the nursing care insurance of the responsible health insurance company.

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Guide for people with disabilities brochure

Comprehensive online booklet on the right of disabled people to partial hire services.

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Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales) - www.bmas.de

Helpful Links

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Care database - Saxon Ministry of Social Affairs

The SMS's care database offers a variety of organizations and companies working in the field of care.

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Simply participate - Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs

Web portal for people with disabilities, their families, administrations and businesses

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Information portal of the medical services of health insurance companies - MDK

Many health insurance benefits depend on MDK assessments. Whether you are incapacitated for work, in need of care or in case of suspected treatment errors, here you will find important information on various MDK assessments

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Advice in the context of care - Center for quality of care

Find personal advice, advice phones and online advice in your area.

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Optimal care for people with disabilities - Saxon Ministry of Social Affairs

The state of Saxony is strongly committed to people with disabilities. On the country's website "Preventing obstacles" you will also receive a wide range of information on the topic of dependency and assisted living.

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Apply for a disability card

How to properly word out your claim and enforce your claims.

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