Nursing, hospital and home help for Officers' families - for life

We can offer support

with hospital and home help care.

Helping serving and retired officers of the UK Armed Forces meet costs incurred

due to illness or injury of their dependants

 

Cash grants are made towards meeting the expenses incurred by the illness of a member's dependant.

 

On 1 January 2013, the subscription rate was raised from £35 to £40 per annum, and benefits were raised accordingly.

 

The new scales of benefit came into force from 1 January 2013 and are as follows:

 

Maximum Grant

 

Temporary nursing care in Hospital and Nursing Home: £1,694 per week

Temporary employment of a qualified Nurse or carer at home: £346.50 per week

Convalescence under medical advice : £346.50 per week

Temporary Home Help necessitated by a dependant's illness: £196 per week

 

The maximum payable to a member in any twelvemonth is: £6,930

 

Period of Benefits

 

Benefits are available for Hospital Accommodation, Home Nursing and Convalescence for a total of 8 weeks in a period of 12 months.

For Home Help this period is extended to 15 weeks, but the maximum grant payable is £2352, the equivalent of 12 weeks at £196.

 

Exclusions for Benefit

 

Maternity, chronic or recurrent conditions are ineligible

Persons who are normally resident in a nursing home or similar institution are ineligible

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