Health Shield covers parents on Home Assistance plan

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Health Shield is extending its Home Asssistance offering to members' parents in a bit to ease the pressure for employers and employees of providing post-hospital care.

Home Assistance, available on Health Shield's Tailored, Flex and Corporate cash plans, has to date covered members (and their partners if covered on the plan) for 14 hours of care in the home following a pre-planned stay in hospital for two or more nights. The benefit is now extended to offer the home care service to members' parents (and their partner's parents if applicable) to help with providing care for family members after a hospital stay. Jonathan Burton, chief executive of Health Shield: "We...

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