Notice Of Assessment Of Impairment, As A Basis For The Award Of Disability Compensating Benefits

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om vurdering af nedsat funktionsevne som grundlag for tildeling af handicapkompenserende ydelser

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Overview (table of contents)



Chapter 1



The Executive order on purpose and scope





Chapter 2



Method of good case management by assessment of functional ability





Chapter 3



Date of entry into force of



The full text of the notice of assessment of impairment, as a basis for the award of disability compensating benefits

Under section 8 of the Act on legal security and administration in the social field, in accordance with article 3. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 656 of 15. June 2011, fixed: Chapter 1 of the Executive order on purpose and scope section 1. The purpose of the notice are: 1) to ensure that there is an overall assessment of the total life situation for the citizen and his/her family, 2) to ensure that the citizen experience visibility and transparency in decisions and procedures, 3) to ensure that citizen involvement and influence on own case through dialogue with the municipality, 4) to ensure that the decision is taken after a coordinated effort in the municipality as well as other agencies involved , 5) to secure the General documentation for the assessment of the citizen's functional ability, 6) to help create a common technical understanding of the concepts and terms used in the evaluation of citizen's functional ability, 7) to ensure a thorough, fast and flexible procedure both for citizens and for the municipality and 8) to strengthen citizens ' legal certainty in accordance with good administrative practice.

§ 2. The notice must be used, when the Municipal Council deals with matters relating to coverage of the necessary additional costs by the daily way of life after service § 100. In cases where Municipal Council estimates that the citizen's disability is negligible, or in cases where compensation need is obvious, the Municipal Council may decide not to apply the Ordinance.

(2). The notice should not be used in cases of assistance to cover necessary additional costs, see. service § 100, by the municipalities in their casework uses adult co-morbidity co-morbidity, sagsåbningsredskab, tool and method device into the overall scientific evaluation of the citizen's needs. Paragraph 4, paragraphs 7 and 8, must be always used by these municipalities.

(3). Notice may be used, when the Municipal Council hearing applications for other disability benefits after service law than the compensatory benefits covered by paragraph 1.

Chapter 2 Method of good case management by assessment of functional ability § 3. The local authority assesses whether the use of the procedure must prepare a performance map of the municipality's handicap compensatory benefits after service law. In addition, assessed whether there must be a description of the municipal organization of adult disability.

§ 4. The Municipal Council publishes an interview schedule for the citizen, who must serve as the basis for a description and an evaluation of citizen's functional ability at a subsequent dialogue on citizen's concerns and needs, as well as options for compensation.

(2). In conversation form must be included with the question about what restrictions there are in the everyday functions and activities, on the basis of which that citizen can act as an individual and as a citizen. Interview form must include questions about: 1) the citizen's health conditions, 2) citizen's social and working conditions and 3) barriers in the surrounding communities, which the citizen may offend against it.

(3). The citizen's own contribution to the enlightenment of the case will appear in the description and in the evaluation of citizen's functional ability. Drawn up jointly between the citizen and the local authority a summary as rounding on the conversation.

(4). The Executive summary be incorporated in a schedule in which the Municipal Council takes note of the agreement, what needs to happen.

(5). The aim of the interview form and agreement form is: 1), to ensure that citizens have an impact on the proceedings, 2) to ensure that the citizen will get insight into the likely course of events, as well as 3) to ensure that the proceedings should result in the right compensation efforts.

(6). The local authority sends a copy of the agreement form along with a copy of the Executive summary and the completed interview schedule for the citizen.

(7). Using the local authority adult co-morbidity, method, etc., see sagsåbningsredskab. section 2, paragraph 2, in its handling of cases, Municipal Council will send a copy of the completed fact-finding tool, as well as the overall scientific evaluation for the citizen.

(8). If a citizen disagrees with the description, or the evaluation of functional ability in the submitted material in accordance with paragraph 6-7, the Municipal Council must consider whether there is a basis for maintaining the description or assessment despite the disagreement. If the Municipal Council decides to retain the description or assessment, should the citizen comments be added, so that they can be included in the overall assessment of functional ability.

(9). It is the Municipal Council, which shall decide on the appropriation of disability compensation. This is done on the basis of a description and an evaluation of citizen's functional ability, see. paragraphs 2 and 3. The assessment of functional ability to the Municipal Council in the light of the overall elucidation advise the citizen about what services that can hold.

§ 5. For use in the evaluation of functional ability to Municipal Council decide what information is to be obtained from general practitioner, specialist, hospital, etc., without prejudice. In addition, the Act on legal security and administration in the social field Chapter 3 (a).

(2). The Municipal Council must, on the basis of the overall description and assessment of functional ability in synthesis and agreement respectively form according to § 4 decide whether there is a need to obtain additional information needed to assess citizen's functional ability.

§ 6. If there are material changes in the facts relevant to the description and evaluation of citizen's functional ability, see. section 4, paragraph 2, the Municipal Council prepare a new description and assessment of the citizen's functional ability.

Chapter 3 the entry into force of § 7. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. February 2012.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 369 of 27. April 2011 on the method of good case management in assessing impairment, as a basis for the award of disability compensating benefits in accordance with the provisions of the Act on service.

The Ministry of Social Affairs and integration, the 20. January 2012 Karen Haekkerup/Karin Ingemann