A nursing care needed patient is defined as a person who cannot perform some everyday tasks on their own and therefore requires assistance and supervision, for example: eating and drinking on their own, walking, lying down and sitting up, dressing and undressing, bathing, fecal incontinence, etc.
In this definition includes Alzheimer’s patients or the mentally frail.
The possibility that one may not be able to perform some of their own normal everyday tasks grows stronger with age.
The costs of the monthly payment to a nursing facility supervised by the Ministry of Health are very high and could reach tens of thousands of NIS per month.
Quite a few families buckle under the heavy burden of keeping a family member in one.
For a monthly premium, the insurance company will participate in financing the costs of home care or of nursing care hospitalization according to your needs.