Do you come back from the hospital or clinic and have to receive home care? Do you want to stay at home despite regular medical care?
Are you living in Luxembourg and need medical home care? Here are useful addresses in Luxembourg to receive home care and take medical or blood tests.
Nurses – home care
In Luxembourg, you can benefit from medical care at home, on medical prescription, in many cases such as injections, stitches, postoperative staples to remove, blood tests, bandage changes, etc.
Medical expenses can be reimbursed under certain conditions.
You can find the list of liberal nurses on infirmiere.lu.
The nursing profession is a regulated profession in Luxembourg. To work as a nurse, you need a diploma recognized by the Ministry of Health. A nursing diploma issued by a country other than the Grand Duchy may be recognized on request and under certain conditions.
Several companies are also involved in home medical, but also for domestic help for the elderly, dependent or disabled peaople, such as assistance with personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, clothing, mobility. This care will be reimbursed by the insurance dependency as soon as the file was instructed beforehand. Among the companies authorized to perform this care, we find
- Compass Group,
- Stëftung Hëllef Doheem Foundation, the largest home help and care network in Luxembourg,
The Luxsenior.lu website will provide you with more information on all home care and support networks and services related to the elderly and dependent.
Laboratories – medical and blood tests
Do you have to take medical or blood tests? You can go to Luxembourg laboratories at your convenience. Ask about the opening hours by calling beforehand.
These expenses for analysis and home care may also be covered by the health insurance funds.
For your blood tests you can go to private laboratories or to the National Health Laboratory, a public institution in Dudelange under the supervision of the Ministry of Health. Blood tests: Mon.-Fri., 7.30 am-9 am.
AIDS test – HIV-Berodung Croix-Rouge
To take a quick, free and anonymous AIDS test, you can go, without prior appointment or medical prescription to any hospital in the country or to the HIV Berodung service of the Red Cross.
Address: 94, bd Général Patton – Phone: +352 27 55-4500 www.croix-rouge.lu
In order to prevent the spread of AIDS among the Luxembourg population, self-tests are now available: