Aswasakiranam Scheme for Caregivers of Patients in Kerala

April 20, 2017 | By sarkariadmin | Filed in: kerla.

The state Government of Kerala has come up with the scheme for caregivers of physically and mentally disabled bed-ridden patients called Aswasakiranam Scheme. The government intentionally started this scheme for caregivers who are family members or relatives of the bedridden patients, as they are not in a position to take up employment for self. In this scheme, the government intends to provide monthly financial assistance for caregivers of all bed-ridden patients who needs a constant caretaker.

Features of Aswasakiranam Scheme

  • for caregivers who are family members or relatives of the bedridden patients, as they are not in a position to take up employment for self.
  • the government intends to provide monthly financial assistance for caregivers of all bed-ridden patients who needs a constant caretaker.
  • Kerala government took initiative for caregivers of patients and provides them financial assistance

Benefits of Aswasakiranam Scheme:

  • Government provide a monthly assistance of Rs.525/- to caregivers of all bed-ridden patients who needs a full-time caregiver

Eligibility for Aswasakiranam Scheme:

  • Applicant should be resident of Kerala state
  • Caregivers who are taking care of patients are eligible for this scheme
  • A family member or close relative, who are unemployed without any source of income and who are at home to take care of the bed-ridden patient are eligible for Aswasakiranam Scheme
  • Applicant should belong to below poverty line
  • Paid caregivers/ home nurses are not eligible for this scheme
  • The assistance will be stopped when the caregiver stops caring for the patient or dies

Documents required for Aswasakiranam Scheme:

  • Aadhaar card
  • Medical certificate of patient
  • Passport size Photos of bedridden patient attested by Doctor
  • Bank account details
  • Ration card
  • BPL card

How to apply for Aswasakiranam Scheme:

  • Fill the application form and attached all the documents
  • Then, submit the form to the Kerala Social Security Mission office
  • Applicant also visit Social Justice Department in Kerala

Contact Details:

  • Executive Director, Kerala Social Security Mission, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695012
  • Phone- 0471-2341200, 2346016 (Fax)
  • E-mail: socialsecuritymission@gmail.com

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