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Home care

Medical and paramedical care at home; an alternative to hospitalisation
Paramedical care (nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy) and medical care (dentistry, chiropody) at home bring health services within everyone’s reach and is in some cases am alternative to hospitalisation.
  • As an interactive social directory for the Brussels-Capital Region, 'Bruxelles Social en ligne' is a rich source of contact details and information on  home care and home helps (FR/NL)home care and home helps (FR/NL).
  • On the website of the Common Community Commission you can search for home care services in Brussels (FR/NL) by name or commune.

For French speakers

For Dutch speakers

  • The Brusselse Welzijns en -gezondheidsRaad, with the support of the Flemish Community Commission, publishes the 'Brussels Zakboekje' (NL), a directory of well-being and health-care providers in Brussels. The Brussels Zakboekje includes a chapter devoted to home care for sick people (duty and care services, nurses, child birth at home etc). The online database 'Sociale Kaart Brussel' (NL) can also be consulted at the website.

The healthcare professionals who visit patients at home are confronted with parking problems on a daily basis.
ParkingPlus (FR/NL) is a simple idea, based on a voluntary act of Brussels citizen; To allow caregivers to use garage exits as parking spots during their homevisit to patients. By affixing a P+ sticker on your garage door, you are granting healthcare providers, equipped with a ParkingPlus card, the right to park in front of it.