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Question that the welfare is common in

Last update date October 19, 2018

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With designated incurable disease (specific disease).
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It is unidentified, and, among so-called incurable disease which therapeutic method does not establish, "designated incurable disease " means illness that the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare sets.
Because large amount of, treatment is extremely difficult and the medical expenses amounts about designated incurable disease , we support a part of medical expenses modifying the treatment for meeting constant authorization standard for the purpose of burden on medical expenses reduction of patient.
The furtherance of medical expenses was carried out for 56 kinds of incurable disease (specific disease) until December 31, 2014, but, with law having been enforced on January 1, 2015 newly, is for 331 kinds of illness now.
It is necessary to be authorized after application for supply of medical expenses .
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division Elderly and Disabled Support Section telephone: 045-866-8429 FAX: 045-881-1755

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What should application of specific medical expenses (designated incurable disease ) medical expenses subsidy program do?
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You receive application style in ward office Elderly and Disabled Support Division, and you attach required documents, and please submit.
The details are published in page of City of Yokohama, Health and Social Welfare Bureau.

<documents necessary for application> ※Only as for the person applicable and, as for 1-3, necessary for all the members after 4
1 identification medical expenses supply authorization application (for newcomer)
2 clinical investigation individuals vote (medical certificate)
Copy of identification of person insured of public medical insurance of 3 patients and member of supply authorization standard household

Confirmation documents of the taxation situation of inhabitants' tax of member of 4 supply authorization standard households
(it varies according to types of public medical insurance that patient takes out)
Proof documents which work to benefit of 5 Disability Basic Pension and others
When correspond to 6 slight illness large amount pertinence standards, the proof documents
※ As you may have you offer documents other than the above, please refer for the details.

Application documents which we took at ward office forward to Health and Social Welfare Bureau afterwards, and examination by specialist is carried out.
When it is authorized, as a result of examination, "specific medical expenses (designated incurable disease ) medical care certificate" is issued by Health and Social Welfare Bureau, and "non-authorized notice" that listed reason when it becomes non-authorization is sent.
From application to identification of recipient issuance, it takes degree for 3-4 months.
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division Elderly and Disabled Support Section telephone: 045-866-8429 FAX: 045-881-1755

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What kind of facility is community care plaza?
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It is facility of local who provides the welfare, health service generally at familiar place to be able to live a life that everybody felt relieved with health in area that lived so long, and is available even for anyone. It is established 11 places in Totsuka Ward.
[answer charge]
Health and Welfare Division Administration Planning Section telephone: 045-866-8424 FAX: 045-865-3963

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What kind of facility is Local Elderly Care Management Center?
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We push forward 1 care prevention.
(we make care prevention care plan for support 1.2 required and person needing the prevention.)
We cope with 2 various consultation.
(about overall home health care and life about elderly person we provide consultation.)
We protect right of 3 elderly people.
(we perform right protection such as prevention of abuse of elderly person, damage prevention by vicious door-to-door sales.)
We support to offer 4 satisfying services.
(we push forward adjustment, cooperation with related organizations including Care manager and medical institution.)
We set up to 11 places of community care plazas in Totsuka Ward.
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division elderly person support charge telephone: 045-866-8439 FAX: 045-881-1755

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We want to enter special elderly nursing home.
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After having slept or it is always difficult to receive at home care in needing care and applies because of dementia.
We accept entrance application in "special elderly nursing home entrance application reception desk center". You fill out application distributing in Totsuka Ward government office Elderly and Disabled Support Division, community care plaza in ward, and apply by mail.
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division elderly person support charge telephone: 045-866-8439 FAX: 045-881-1755

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What is there in facility for elderly person?
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Other than "the special elderly nursing home" mentioned above, we do not always need care, but, in environment, there is "economical life-care facility" where hard to please, living together with family applies to people having difficulty in receiving nursing for economic reason in the home in principle 65 years or older by, circumstances that there is not of relative at 60 years or older target "nursing home for the elderly". Please refer to elderly person support charge (Phone: 866-8439) for entrance method and others.
[reference] Link image"Notice of facility for elderly person" (homepage of Health and Social Welfare Bureau)
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division elderly person support charge telephone: 045-866-8439 FAX: 045-881-1755

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About care consultation of elderly person.
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For person, single life or person who is apt to shut himself/herself up, bedridden person undergoing medical treatment for lifestyle-related diseases or dementia at 40 years or older, post of post of social welfare, health nurse talks about medical treatment life. Other than ward office Elderly and Disabled Support Division consultation counter, even Local Elderly Care Management Center in ward is negotiable.
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division elderly person support charge telephone: 045-866-8439 FAX: 045-881-1755

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What kind of system is adult guardianship system?
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We protect insufficient people of ability for judgment for reasons of dementia, mental disabilities, the mental disorder and are system supporting contracts that are necessary for property management and the person.
Adult guardianship system has the legal tutelage system and assigned guardian system. We are divided into three of "tutelage" "ho*" "assistance" in the legal tutelage system and come to be able to choose system depending on circumstances of the person including degree of ability for judgment. For more details, please refer to elderly person support charge (Phone: 866-8439).
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division elderly person support charge telephone: 045-866-8439 FAX: 045-881-1755

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Do I get certificate of the physically disabled?
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We authorize whether you correspond to physical disability based on medical certificate of designated doctor in Yokohama-shi person with a disability rebirth counselor's office. At first, please consult with ward office Elderly and Disabled Support Division (as for under 18 years old ward office Children and Families Support Division) as confirmation of designated doctor is necessary.
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division person with a disability support charge telephone: 045-866-8463 FAX: 045-881-1755

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We want to acquire certificate of the physically disabled, what should procedure do?
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As there is predetermined medical certificate every classification of obstacle, come to ward office Elderly and Disabled Support Division (as for under 18 years old ward office Children and Families Support Division).
It is designated doctor based on the person with a physical disability welfare method that can write medical certificate. If medical certificate is prepared, you attach thing that one piece and my number understand the photograph (4cm in height, 3cm in width) of the person, and come to ward office Elderly and Disabled Support Division (as for under 18 years old ward office Children and Families Support Division).
We can obtain "medical certificate style" from homepage of Yokohama-shi.
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division person with a disability support charge telephone: 045-866-8463 FAX: 045-881-1755

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We moved into from the suburbs. Is procedure for certificate of the physically disabled necessary?
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Please go through the procedure in ward office Elderly and Disabled Support Division (as for under 18 years old ward office Children and Families Support Division) of transference. Certificate of the physically disabled you have is necessary now.
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division person with a disability support charge telephone: 045-866-8463 FAX: 045-881-1755

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We are transferred to the suburbs. Is procedure for certificate of the physically disabled necessary?
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Please go through the procedure at municipality office of transference. In addition, please confirm beforehand as procedure at Totsuka Ward government office may be necessary by system using.
For more details, please refer.
[answer charge]
People 18 years or older are in charge of Elderly and Disabled Support Division person with a disability support, and they call: 045-866-8463 FAX: 045-881-1755
People under 18 are in charge of Children and Families Support Division child home support, and they call: 045-866-8468 FAX: 045-866-8473

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We visit a hospital for treatment in Psychiatry. Is self-pay of medical expenses reduced?
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About person visiting a hospital for treatment because of disease (schizophrenia, depression, epilepsy) of Psychiatry domain, there is independence support medical care (mind going to hospital) system that self-pay of medical expenses is reduced to 10%. Predetermined medical certificate (in ward office Elderly and Disabled Support Division) is necessary.
For more details, please see homepage of Yokohama-shi.

[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division person with a disability support charge telephone: 045-866-8465 FAX: 045-881-1755

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Of person with a disability when is medical treatment transferred (various)?
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Transfer time is almost as follows.

1Special Child Dependent's AllowanceApril, August, November
2Child with a disability welfare subsidyFebruary, May, August, November
3Special person with a disability allowanceFebruary, May, August, November

※As it may be month except the above by application time, please refer to charge of the medical treatment mentioned above in detail.

[answer charge]
We are in charge of Children and Families Support Division child home support and, about 1 and 2, call: 045-866-8468 FAX: 045-866-8473
We are in charge of Elderly and Disabled Support Division person with a disability support and, about 3, call: 045-866-8463 FAX: 045-881-1755

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What should I do to use service of The Long-term Care Insurance?
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It is necessary to receive "certification for long-term care" whether care is in a necessary state.
Application window is ward office Elderly and Disabled Support Division or community care plaza of area to live.
Bring thing that private seal, name and hospital name of family doctor and the location are identified as identification of person insured of the person.
※Community care plaza is available on Saturday, Sundays and holidays.
(there are closed days once a month for each facility)

In addition, about person not to be able to go through the procedure by oneself, we can have home care support company act for procedure.
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division The Long-term Care Insurance charge telephone: 045-866-8460 FAX: 045-881-1755

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What should we do to receive service if we apply for The Long-term Care Insurance?
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It is necessary to have you make care plan to use available service (home helping) at home.
To principle, community care plaza (Local Elderly Care Management Center), in the case of "need of nursing care 1-5", please ask home care support company for making when authorized result is "support 1.2 required".
※In consideration for intention for life of the mental and physical situation, living environment and user (family), we say plan that set company and support aim at type, contents, time of service so that person requiring nursing cares use care service with care plan appropriately.
When we use service (facility service) to enter facility, it is necessary to be authorized in "need of nursing care" (1-5). We talk with facility which wish to enter and receive explanation about service contents and apply for entrance.
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division The Long-term Care Insurance charge telephone: 045-866-8460 FAX: 045-881-1755

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We want to use service of The Long-term Care Insurance before result of certification for long-term care is given.
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The use of care service is enabled from day when we applied for certification for long-term care based on care plan.
But authorized result, please be careful as it may be own expense when service contents are different from case of non-pertinence (independence) and authorized result.
When we want to use before authorized result is given, please consult with community care plaza or home care support company to hope for.
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division The Long-term Care Insurance charge telephone: 045-866-8460 FAX: 045-881-1755

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We want you to introduce company of The Long-term Care Insurance.
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Information such as company providing care service and facility performs reporting such as map information or list of companies every each service (office name, corporation name, Address, telephone, FAX number) which showed position of ward betrayal place facility, entrance facility at ward office Elderly and Disabled Support Division window.
In addition, in the Internet reporting system "Kanagawa welfare information community" which Kanagawa, the prefecture municipalities, Kanagawa welfare service promotion meeting developed jointly, we provide individual company information.
[reference] Link image"The Long-term Care Insurance office, care insurance facility" (Totsuka Ward homepage)
[answer charge]
Elderly and Disabled Support Division The Long-term Care Insurance charge telephone: 045-866-8460 FAX: 045-881-1755

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Totsuka Ward General Affairs Department Ward Administration Promotion Division

Telephone: 045-866-8321

Telephone: 045-866-8321

Fax: 045-862-3054

E-Mail address [email protected]

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