Covid-19 Temporary Assistance Scheme

Nursing Homes

In line with the Covid – 19 Further Extended Temporary Assistance Scheme Procedures, the payment for Standard Assistance ended on 30th June 2021.

The Outbreak Assistance Payment element of the Scheme has now been extended to 31st December 2022, with the following amendments applying to the July 2022 to December 2022 claims;

• the exclusion of non-pay items from eligibility
• the reduction in the overall monthly threshold limit from €60,000 to €33,000

Please see Scheme Procedures Document below:

Guide to the Temporary Assistance Payment Scheme for Nursing Homes (PDF, 743KB , 6 pages)

To make a claim, download and complete following forms

Outbreak Assistance Payment Form should be completed for those nursing homes who are claiming for the Outbreak assistance for October 2022. Deadline 30th November 2022.

Independent Report to be submitted along with Outbreak Assistance Form above.

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