Nursing, hospital and home help for Officers' families - for life
See what great benefits you get from the fund for only £40 a year.
Benefits for members
Members are entitled to nursing benefit (Grants) to defray the expenses incurred by the illness of any
dependent person. Those who are members in their own right (widows, widowers, unmarried daughters)
are entitled to the same scale of nursing benefits to defray expenses incurred by their own illness.
Scale of benefits
Nursing Home or Hospital Accommodation
The expense of temporary residence (including food and nursing care) in a hospital or nursing home;
Up to £1694 per week (£242 per day).
The expense of the temporary employment of a qualified nurse. Up to £346.50 per week (£49.50 per day)
The expense of convalescence (including travelling expenses) under medical advice in an accepted
establishment. Up to £346.50 per week (£49.50 per day).
The expense of the temporary employment of domestic help. Up to £196.00 per week (£28 per day).
Maximum Duration of Claims
A member is entitled to receive nursing benefits (a), (b) and (c) above in respect of eight weeks of illness
(whether consecutive or otherwise) in any period of twelve months.
However, in the case of Home Help, the maximum duration in a period of twelve months can be up to fifteen
weeks, provided that the claim does not exceed a maximum of £2,352.00.
The maximum settlement payable to a member cannot exceed £6,930 in any period of twelve months.