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Severe health disability compensation allowances Print
To overcome or mitigate the social consequences of severe disability and to support social inclusion of persons with severe health disability, various types of allowances are provided. Provision of contributions is governed by Act No. 447/2008 Coll. on Financial Allowances for Compensation of Severe Disabilities.
Compensation of the social effect of a heavy disability is mitigation or overcoming of the social effect of a heavy disability by providing financial contributions for compensation or by providing social services.

Entitlement to financial contribution for compensation and right to its disbursement is based on an effective decision of the Labor Office. 

The contributions include contributions for personal assitence service, for a purchase of a gadget, for a purchase of a car, to make adjustments in the flat, for caretaking etc.

Allowances for compensation of social consequences of severe health disability include:
  • Financial allowance for personal assistance,
  • Financial allowance for purchase of an aid,
  • Financial allowance for training on using an aid,
  • Financial allowance for adjustment of an aid,
  • Financial allowance for repair of an aid,
  • Financial allowance for purchase of a lifting device,
  • Financial allowance for purchase of a passenger motor vehicle,
  • Financial allowance for adjustment of a passenger motor vehicle,
  • Financial allowance for transport,
  • Financial allowance for adjustment of a flat,
  • Financial allowance for adjustment of a house,
  • Financial allowance for adjustment of a garage,
  • Financial allowance for compensation of increased costs,
  • Financial allowance for nursing.
More information is available on the websites of the Ministry of labour, social affairs and family of the SR.
 

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