Recipients of long-term care services who are in self-isolation or live in the same house as a quarantined individual – may receive a long-term care benefit in cash.
A long term care benefit is granted to those who reached retirement age, who live in their own home and are in need of assistance from another person in performing daily activities, as well as to people requiring a supervision at home for the sake of their own safety and the safety of those surrounding them. The benefit is designed to help the elderly and family members to take care of him or her.
The benefit is paid based on 6 levels of entitlement, and on can choose to receive both a benefit in cash and long-term care services.
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