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Application: Exceptional benefits for lending welfare equipment to mild persons

Final update date March 31, 2020

Regarding the lending of welfare equipment to mild persons, it is difficult to assume use from the state image, and in principle, items that are not eligible for lending (excluding items) are defined.
However, even if the person is mild, if the use is assumed according to the state image, exceptional benefits can be made for non-applicable events.

1.Items not covered

(1)Support 1.2 and nursing care 1

Wheelchairs, wheelchair accessories, special sleepers, special sleeper accessories, bedsore prevention equipment, postural changers, dementia elderly wandering detectors, mobile lifts (excluding hanging parts)

(2)Those who need support 1.2 and need nursing care 1-3

Automatic excretion treatment device (excluding those that can automatically aspirate only urine)

2.Criteria

In order to provide exceptional benefits to mild persons, there are judgments based on the results of the basic survey, judgments based on appropriate care management (when there is no applicable basic survey result), and decisions based on confirmation of municipalities.

3.Handling in Yokohama

When making a decision based on confirmation of municipalities, Yokohama City acceptsAddress City Office Elderly and Disabled Support DivisionThe Long-term Care Insurance's insured person's card when making a decision based on the confirmation of the municipality.

(1)Person in charge of procedures

Staff in charge of care manager or Regional Comprehensive Support Center

(2)Submissions

"About confirmation of exceptional payment of welfare equipment loan to mild person (request)" (style 1 (word: 18KB)

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・"The main point of the service representative meeting" or "Record of care prevention support progress"

4.Notifications

(1)"About exceptional payment of welfare equipment loan to mild person in Yokohama-shi" (brochure, April, 2019 version)

(2)"About the arrangement of basic handling of exceptional payment-related affairs related to lending of welfare equipment to mild persons (notice)" (Kensuke No. 617, July 23, 2018)

[Reference] Major past notices

Major past notices
Date Types Title Notification source

H24.5.23

Office communication About addition of welfare equipment rental item for mild person by Nursing Care Insurance Law revision in 2012 (notice) (PDF: 339KB) The Long-term Care Insurance Division

H22.11.4

Office communication About handling of welfare equipment loan to terminal cancer (office communication) (PDF: 321KB) The Long-term Care Insurance Division

H22.3.4.4.

Office communication About reconfirmation of office work procedure to affect welfare equipment loan to mild person (office communication) (PDF: 206KB) The Long-term Care Insurance Division

H21.3.13

Office communication

The Long-term Care Insurance Latest Information Vol.65 (Excerpt) (PDF: 771KB)

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

H20.9.1

Office communication The Long-term Care Insurance Latest Information Vol.42 (Excerpt) (PDF: 656KB)

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

H19.4.27

Kensuke No. 162

About handling about review of exceptional payment of welfare equipment loan to mild person (news) ※H30.7.23 Abolished with Kensuke No. 617

The Long-term Care Insurance Division

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Inquiries to this page

(About mild exceptional benefit system) The Long-term Care Insurance) Health and Social Welfare Bureau)

Telephone: 045-671-42555

Telephone: 045-671-42555

Fax: 045-550-3614

Email address: [email protected]

(About standards for lending welfare equipment) Health and Social Welfare Bureau standard of welfare equipment loan)

Telephone: 045-671-3413

Telephone: 045-671-3413

Fax: 045-550-3614

Email address: [email protected]

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