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Withcare: Finnish health care and social welfare system

Spedal forms of finandal support include pensioners' care allowance and support for informal care. Pensioners' care allowance is intended to make it possible for pension redpients with an illness or disability to live at home, as well as to promote home care and to reimburse pension redpients for extra costs caused by illness or disability. Support for informal care is a form of care payment and support service provided for those looking after an old, disabled or ill person at home. What it actually comprises is set down in a care and service plan drawn up for the person concerned.