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role of the caregiver

Role of the caregiver

Helping a loved one

An individual is considered a caregiver when they regularly provide assistance in a non-professional capacity to an adult who has suffered loss of independence.

Are you one of the many individuals in France who are taking care of a loved one? Public services and non-profit organizations have made numerous services and tools available to help you overcome this situation:

1Our advice

  • It is important to plan with other family members in order to make the right decisions concerning the elderly person losing their independence
  • Being a caregiver can have consequences on your own health and social life. It is important to build a support system, meet other people in the same situation and talk to specialists when needed
  • If you are an employee in the private sector and wish to help a loved one who is no longer fully independent, you can benefit from family caregiver leave, subject to certain conditions
  • If you provide regular care to a loved one who is a recipient of disability allowance, you may become their employee, as long as the person is not your spouse or civil or domestic partner
  • If you have a family member over 70 years of age who is no longer fully independent living with you, you are eligible for a tax exemption on your main residence, subject to certain conditions regarding financial resources

2Our solution: Servissimes

A BNP Paribas offer that advises and assists you in organizing services at your home, with access to:

  • A large network of qualified, reliable and regularly monitored service providers (housekeeping, aesthetic care, nursing, accompanied outings, chauffeured transportation, etc.)
  • Professional high quality services 6 days a week to help you manage this situation. These services entitle you to tax benefits(1)

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(1) Within the limits of and according to the terms and conditions set forth in the current tax regulations.

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