Umbrella bill on long-term care adopted

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By: P.T., STA

The government has adopted a long-awaited bill on long-term care. A gradual approach is planned and a special mandatory contribution for long-term care, a key component of the system, will be put in place later, by mid-2024 at the latest.

Various governments have been drafting legislation on long-term care for nearly two decades, but none of the various versions have ever been finalised. Slovenia has for years been receiving warnings from various international institutions that it must devise a system of long-term care.