Apply for long-term care indication (Wlz indication)

If you need intensive long-term care, for example, due to a disability or mental illness, you can receive care under the Long-Term Care Act (Wlz). For this, you must request a Wlz-indicatie (Wlz indication) from the Care Needs Assessment Centre (CIZ). The CIZ will assess the care you need.

Last updated on 26 October 2021

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Wlz indication conditions

‘Wlz’ is the Dutch abbreviation for the Long-Term Care Act. With a Wlz indication, you can receive care under this act (in Dutch). You can then receive a place in a long-term care home or other care institution. Or you can receive intensive care at your home.

To get a Wlz indication, you must meet certain conditions. For instance, you must require access to care close at hand 24 hours a day. The conditions (in Dutch) are available on the CIZ website.

Apply for a Wlz indication

You can apply for a Wlz indication (in Dutch) from the CIZ.

Laws and regulations (in Dutch)

Wet langdurige zorg, artikelen 3.2.1 en 3.2.3

Besluit langdurige zorg, artikelen 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.2.3, 3.2.4 en 3.2.5

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