Care of minors affected by cancer or another serious illness
It is a benefit to compensate for the loss of income suffered by working parents, adoptive parents or foster parents, who reduce their working hours and salary to care directly, continuously and permanently for a dependent minor, affected by cancer or another serious illness stipulated by law.
|When the benefit starts:||
The entitlement to the benefit accrues on the same day that the reduction in working hours begins, provided that the application is made within three months of the start date of the reduction.
The initial period for granting the benefit will be one month, which is extendable by two months if the need to care for minor continues. This must be proven by a report from a Public Health Service (SPS) doctor or the administrative healthcare body of the corresponding Autonomous Community responsible for the minor´s care.
The beneficiary´s dependent children or adopted children under 18 years of age, who required direct, continuous and permanent care because they:
Employed or self-employed workers of either gender who reduce their working hours by at least 50% in order to care for the minor.
When both parents, adoptive parents or foster parents are entitled to the benefit, it may only be granted to one of them.
A benefit equivalent to 100% of the regulatory base established for the temporary disability benefit arising from occupational contingencies, or common contingencies when cover for occupational contingencies has not been selected, applying the percentage of reduction in working hours.
|Management / Payment:||
Payment will be made by the corresponding managing body or Social Security mutual society partner, with which the worker has cover for occupational contingencies or, when they do not have this cover, the one which covers their ordinary contingencies.
The Managing Body or Mutual Society shall issue an express decision and send notification within 30 days counting from receipt of the application.
|Forms and Documentation:|
The benefit will be stalled due to a suspension in the employment relationship for any reason or, in the event of alternating receipt of the benefit, when the benefit it granted to the other parent.
- Application to Correct a Working Life Report
- Consult the status of an application for a report
- Digital certificates
- European Health Card
- Family Benefits Application
- Health Card Beneficiaries Registration/De-Registration
- Online/phone Notifications
- Register of Attorneys
- Social Security Offices
- What is happening with my benefit?
- Working Calendar
- Working Life Report