I'm Aoi Hashima , an occupational therapist working in Saga Sumai and Fukuoka.
After a stroke, you can get disability benefits if you meet the eligibility requirements.
When it comes to pensions, you might think of "pensions" that are paid from age 65, but if quadriplegia after a stroke is still a sequel, pensions are available even if certain conditions are met, 65 age. Disability Pension".
Law-related parts such as pensions are difficult to understand.
On the Japan Pension Service's website, you can find brochures about various pensions and materials explaining how to apply.
Source: Disability Pension Guide
▼ You can download the Disability Pension Guide (2022)
To be eligible for a disability pension, you must meet the following requirements:
□ Join the public pension and have a premium payment period, etc.
□ Have some degree of disability.
□ The date of the first medical examination for disability due to illness or injury must be while you are in the public pension.
*Before joining the public pension (under 20 years old) and after losing the insured person status (under 60 years old transferred to under 65 years old)
The disability status associated with the disability pension is not at the same level as the physical disability certificate.
The "Regulations on the Implementation of the National Pension Law" and the "Regulations on the Implementation of the Employee Endowment Insurance Law" determine the disability level of the disability pension.
Medical conditions that impair physical functioning or require prolonged rest that prevent the ability to perform daily activities
▶︎ Level 2:
Impaired physical function or condition that requires prolonged rest, severely restricts daily life, or requires severe restriction of daily life
▶︎ Level 3:
In the case of significant restrictions on labor or the need to impose significant restrictions on labor
Inquiries and Procedures Regarding Disability Pensions
Procedures are required to receive disability pension.
The procedure begins when you consult the municipality or pension consultation center.
After that, submit the necessary documents such as the "Pension Application Form" to the municipality or pension consultation center, and the "Pension Decision Notice" and "Pension Certificate" will be mailed to your home.
Pension payments will start approximately one to two months after the pension certificate is delivered to your home.
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This article was reprinted on October 19 , 2022 on Aoi Hashima's blog " Stroke Rehabilitation Longevity Consultation Center " .