Munich - Around 350,000 care and rescue workers in Bavaria have submitted applications for the care bonus granted due to the corona crisis. So far, more than 181,000 applications have been processed and almost 80 million euros have been paid out, said Health and Nursing Minister Melanie Huml (CSU) according to message.
that so many sick people could be helped. “By the end of June, nurses in hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, inpatient senior, nursing and disabled facilities as well as outpatient nursing services could apply for the bonus.
However, paramedics, paramedics, paramedics and non-medical emergency services were also authorized. The one-time payment for employees with regular weekly working time of more than 25 hours is 500 euros, otherwise 300 euros.
"It was not just since the corona pandemic that we knew that the nursing profession had to become more attractive," said Huml. The state government is therefore continuously working to improve the situation for care workers. In this context, the care bonus is sign of special recognition in times of the pandemic.