What is Frailcare?
This is an elderly or senior citizen who needs nursing assistance for dressing, washing, mobilizing as well as assistance with medicines.
Average Cost Of Frail Care In South Africa
Frail care facilities can cost anywhere between R13 000 and R25 000 a month, depending on the facility and the quality of care.
Does medical aid pay for frail care?
Frail care is generally not covered by medical aid
Short-term care for emergency incidents such as a stroke, heart attack, or hip fracture may be covered for a limited period as it falls under medical care. However, long-term assistance with daily living is not considered part of medical aid cover.
Frail care facilities can cost anywhere between R13 000 and R25 000 a month, depending on the facility and the quality of care. Caregivers can perform a wide array of administration and medical duties.
Is frail care tax deductible in South Africa?
Therefore normal frail care costs would not rank as a medical deduction unless it is paid for the confinement or illness in respect of one of the above individuals to a duly registered nursing home. Disclaimer: Nothing in this query and answer should be construed as constituting tax advice or a tax opinion.