On January 1, in Ukraine, the law ‘On State Social Assistance to Persons with Disabilities from Childhood and Children with Disabilities’ on increasing the allowance for care for persons with disabilities came into force.
According to the law, from January 1, 2021, an allowance of 150% of the minimum wage is provided for persons who have lost the ability to work for persons with disabilities from childhood classified in subgroup A of group I; from January 1, 2022 it will be 200% of the minimum wage for persons who have lost the ability to work.
Persons with disabilities from childhood of group I, subgroup B will receive the allowance of 100% of the minimum wage for persons who have lost their ability to work.
Single persons with disabilities from childhood of II and III groups, who, according to the conclusion of the medical advisory committee of a medical and preventive institution, need constant nursing care will receive an allowance is in the amount of 75% of the minimum wage for persons who have lost their ability to work.
The law also provides for an allowance for care for a child with a subgroup A disability.