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Original name: Zweites Pflegestärkungsgesetz - PSG II
Name: Second Act to strengthen nursing Supply and amending other provisions (Second Care Support Act - PSG II).
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Nursing personnel
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015-12-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2015-12-28, vol. 54, pp. 2424-2463
ISN: DEU-2015-L-101623
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2015-12-28, vol. 54, pp. 2424-2463
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Federal Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2016-04-01)
Abstract/Citation: The Act introduces a new care concept for people with physical, mental and psychological limitations addressing everyday limited skills for those suffering from dementia. Assessment of the degree on independency in six areas:
- Mobility
- Cognitive and communicative skills
- Behavioral and psychiatric problems
- Self-sufficiency
- Dealing with and independent handling of disease- or treatment-related demands and stress
- Design of everyday life and social contacts.
Current three nursing degree are to be replaced with five degrees of nursing degrees depending on the health condition.
The Act revises also situation staffing and control in nursing homes.
Amended text(s):

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