Carer salary

Caregiving support is a form of pay given by the municipality for those who provide care that the municipality otherwise would have provided.

  • General

    Alternativt navn

    Omsorgslønn

    Description

    If you have particularly burdensome caregiving duties, you can apply for caregiving support. Caregiving support will provide you with some financial compensation for the caregiving duties you perform. The municipality decides whether you can receive caregiving support and the level of pay to be given.

    Requrements/agreement

    You must have particularly burdensome caregiving duties. Factors that may be taken into consideration include:

    • Whether you work many hours each month providing care
    • Whether your job of caregiving is more physically or mentally straining than normal 
    • Whether your job of caregiving entails frequent night work or interruptions to your night’s sleep
    • Whether your job of caregiving leads to social isolation and lack of leisure time.

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  • Lover og forskrifter

    The municipality is obligated to ensure that this service is provided. This means that the municipality must allocate funds for caregiving support in its budget. On the other hand, individual caregivers are not automatically entitled to caregiving support. See Section 3-6 Care benefits of the Health Care Act.

    Laws

    Forvaltningsloven
    Helse- og omsorgstjenesteloven

    Retningslinjer

    Omsorgslønn (rundskriv)

    Omsorgslønn - retningslinjer

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  • Skjema

    Guidance - how to obtain this service

    You can contact the municipality for assistance with applying for caregiving support. The care provider and the individual in need of assistance can both apply for caregiving support.

    Skjema

    Søknad om omsorgslønn
  • Procedural

    Saksbehandling

    The municipality will obtain the information necessary for making a decision on the case. We will then come to a decision. You will normally receive an explanation together with the notification of the decision. You will always receive an explanation if there is a possibility that you will be dissatisfied with the decision. If an explanation is not included, you can obtain one by enquiring with the municipality within the deadline for appeals to the decision.

    Saksbehandlingstid

    The municipality will process the case as soon as possible. If the case cannot be processed within one month, you will receive a written message stating the reason as to why. You will also be informed of when the decision is expected to be made.

    Appeal Option

    The care provider and the individual in need of assistance can both appeal the decision. Your appeal must be submitted within a deadline of three weeks from the date on which you received the decision. Explain what you are dissatisfied with and why you believe the decision should be changed. If you need guidance, you can enquire with the municipality. If the municipality upholds its decision, the case will be passed on to the county governor, who will determine whether the appeal should be sustained. 

  • Kontaktinformasjon

    Kontaktpersoner

    Navn:Karen Mauseth
    Tittel:Pleie- og omsorgsleder
    Telefon:78 45 25 21
    Mobil:90 96 08 65
    Epost:pleieomsorgleder@hasvik.kommune.no
  • Other
    Updated:
    2018-08-17 10:43
    Gyldig fra
    2018-08-01
    Gyldig til
    2020-12-31