Of the 1.2 million older people living in Israel, just 3.4% of those with declining function receive optimized care.
The information that currently exists online is not consolidated or explained simply, and it is often hard to understand.
Many older people and their families are not aware that they might be entitled to assistance with the costs of a retirement home, which can reach tens of thousands NIS a month.
The Lev Zahav app is a one-stop shop for older people and their families looking for information and assistance in moving to a retirement home.
- Sorts retirement homes by location and need
- Initial medical characterization
- Services for beginning the process
- A guided process for receiving assistance with retirement home costs
- An online application for this assistance
- Direct communication between the retirement home and the family – no need for a placement agency