Daily institutional care of the elderly

Daily care is a form of institutional care that is intended for individuals who do not require whole-day stationary care and who want or need help, supervision or an organised form of residence only for a certain number of hours per day. The basic criterion for including persons in daily care in comparison with the whole-day care is that users return home every day.

Institutional care entails basic care, social care and health care of the elderly.

Basic care entails the residence, meals organisation, technical care and transport.

Social care is a professionally managed activity, intended for implementing the contents of social prevention, therapy and guiding the persons entitled to institutional care. It includes the implementation of care tasks, special care forms and guidance tasks.

Health care is implemented in accordance with the regulations in the field of health care.

The users of this service are:

  • persons older than 65 years who due to their age or age-related symptoms not capable of independent life;
  • persons older than 55 years with various types of disabilities and disorders that are not age-related.


The procedure of service implementation comprises initial provision of information, implementation of the procedure with regard to admission, content preparation for the admission of the beneficiary, signing of the agreement on service implementation and the preparation of the individual plan, accommodation and implementation of service and its termination.


Conditions and evidence

Last updated: 27. 11. 2015