Nursing, hospital and home help for Officers' families - for life
We can offer support
with hospital and home help care.
Helping serving and retired officers of the UK Armed Forces meet costs incurred
due to illness or injury of their dependants
Cash grants are made towards meeting the expenses incurred by the illness of a member's dependant.
On 1 January 2013, the subscription rate was raised from £35 to £40 per annum, and benefits were raised accordingly.
The new scales of benefit came into force from 1 January 2013 and are as follows:
Temporary nursing care in Hospital and Nursing Home: £1,694 per week
Temporary employment of a qualified Nurse or carer at home: £346.50 per week
Convalescence under medical advice : £346.50 per week
Temporary Home Help necessitated by a dependant's illness: £196 per week
The maximum payable to a member in any twelvemonth is: £6,930
Period of Benefits
Benefits are available for Hospital Accommodation, Home Nursing and Convalescence for a total of 8 weeks in a period of 12 months.
For Home Help this period is extended to 15 weeks, but the maximum grant payable is £2352, the equivalent of 12 weeks at £196.
Exclusions for Benefit
Maternity, chronic or recurrent conditions are ineligible
Persons who are normally resident in a nursing home or similar institution are ineligible