Application for temporary stay

A temporary admission at a nursing home for rest. The stay can be from a few days up to 8 weeks.

Temporary stay at a nursing home

  • Elderly people who live in their own home have the possibility of a temporary stay in a nursing home.
  • An application is made to the needs and health assistance committee in the health district where the applicant has legal residence. The application is processed within 7 days.
  • Temporary stay may be granted when the person who has supported the elderly needs rest or is suddenly absent.
  • In exceptional cases, medical staff can assess that an acute temporary stay is required.

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