Financial assistance for persons with disabilities
- 10 municipalities
- Public service
Financial assistance can be granted for different kinds of equipment, machines and devices if the client absolutely needs them to cope independently in their daily activities, such as being able to move and communicate. The reimbursement is half of the reasonable cost of the equipment, machines or devices. Necessary modifications to the standard equipment, machine or device to meet the needs of th ...
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Financial assistance for persons with disabilities is granted in accordance with the appropriations reserved for the service by the wellbeing services county.
The costs of procuring equipment, machines and devices that are needed for performing daily activities are reimbursed to people with disabilities who absolutely need them to move, communicate, cope at home or participate in leisure activities due to their disability or illness. Disability Services do not provide compensation for equipment, machines and devices covered by medical rehabilitation.
Additional clothing expenses can be reimbursed when the client cannot use the ready-to-wear clothes or shoes due to their disability or illness or if the client uses them exceptionally much due to their illness or disability. Additional clothing expenses can be reimbursed for clothing that is essential for managing normal life activities.
The part exceeding the normal nutritional costs can be reimbursed for the costs of special dietary costs when the special dietary products are essential due to a disability or an illness and their use is long-lasting.