The Israel Long Term Nursing Law was enacted in 1984.It provides for government sponsored assistance (a caregiver or therapist) to elderly citizens that have difficulty in daily functioning (ADLs), as determined by the National Insurance Institute.
Misgav Lakashish provides nursing care services to those eligible for the service. Misgav LaKishish trains and manages hundreds of professional caregivers to be warm and sensitive in their care of the elderly. Caregivers are selected after careful screening and are closely supervised.
Misgav Lakshish also interacts with family members and helps to manage and
negotiate the best possible care for their loved ones.