Care of minors affected by cancer or another serious illness
This an allowance to compensate for the loss of income of working biological parents, adoptive parents or foster parents who reduce their working day and salary to care directly, continuously and permanently for a dependent minor affected by cancer or another serious illness stipulated by law.
|When the allowance starts:
The allowance starts on the day the reduction of working hours begins, provided that the application is submitted within three months of that date.
The initial period for granting the allowance will be one month, which is extended by two months in the event of the continued need to care for the minor. 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.
Children or minors under 18 years of age under the care of the beneficiary, with the age exceptions stipulated in article 190 of the consolidated text of the LGSS, who require direct, ongoing and permanent care:
Employed or self-employed workers of either gender who reduce their working day by at least 50% in order to care for the minor.
When both biological parents, adoptive parents or foster parents are entitled to the allowance, it may only be granted to one of them.
An allowance equivalent to 100% of the base rate established for the temporary disability allowance arising from occupational contingencies, or that of common contingencies when the coverage has not been chosen, applying the percentage of reduction to the working day.
|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 will issue a decision and send notification within 30 days of receipt of the application.
|Forms and Documentation:
The allowance will be stopped in the event of suspension in the employment relationship for any reason or, in the event of intermittent receipt of the allowance, when it is granted to the other parent.
- Check the status of a requested report
- Digital certificates
- European Health Card
- Family Benefits Application
- Health Card Beneficiaries Registration/De-Registration
- ISM App in your pocket
- Online/phone Notifications
- Rectification of employment history report
- Register of Attorneys
- Social Security Offices
- What is the status of my benefit? (Your Procedures)
- Working Calendar
- Your employment history report