Independent psychiatric complaint center; application for funding to establish and operate.

You can apply for funding to establish and operate an independent mental health complaint board (upB).

Description

Purpose

The purpose of the grant is to bring improvement and clarification to the grievances of those seeking help who turn to upB. This is to increase their satisfaction regarding their individual care within the mental health care system.

Object

Funding is provided for measures to establish, maintain and operate upB.

Grant Recipients

Recipients of funding are independent psychiatric complaints offices that meet the funding requirements under No. 4 of the upB funding guideline (see under "Legal basis").

Eligible costs

The following expenses for existing or newly established upB are eligible for funding:

  • Expenses for the establishment and maintenance, in particular expenses for the acquisition of necessary IT and office equipment
  • Operating expenses, such as
    • travel expenses
    • project-related rental payments for consulting and office space
    • project-related payments for incidental rental costs, telecommunications and office supplies
    • reimbursement of expenses for volunteers of upB up to a maximum of EUR 1,000 per person and calendar year.

Type and amount of the grant

The grant is awarded as a fixed-amount financing within the framework of project funding.

The grant amounts to a maximum of EUR 10,000 per upB per calendar year. To ensure functionality, an additional fixed amount of up to EUR 2,000 per upB can be granted once for initial equipment.

Prerequisites

A prerequisite for the approval of a grant is the fulfillment of the following requirements for the upB:

  • In the service area of a clinic for adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry in Bavaria, in which the upB will be located, no other upB is located yet.
  • The upB undertakes to train the persons volunteering for it, who aspire to work in an upB for a longer period of time, within three years after taking up the activity by attending the training courses organized by the State Ministry for Health and Care in the areas of law, funding, psychiatry, social work, communal care structures, communication and consulting activities for the work in the upB.
  • On behalf of the upB, volunteers are available in person, by telephone or in writing to help-seekers as independent contacts for questions, suggestions and complaints, and will also act as mediators if requested. After receiving a request from a person seeking help, the volunteers are guaranteed to respond within 48 hours.

Procedure

Application

The application must be submitted in writing to the State Office for Nursing Care by the deadline using the form provided for this purpose (see "Forms"). The application must be accompanied by other mandatory documents (see "Required documents"). The submitted application must be signed by the person(s) authorized to represent the applicant.

Approval

The State Office for Nursing, in consultation with the State Ministry for Health and Nursing, decides whether the application will be funded as an upB.

Disbursement

The approved grant is paid out only upon application and only in partial amounts. The corresponding application for disbursement can only be submitted using the form provided for this purpose (see under "Forms"). Payment may be requested at the earliest after receipt of the notification of award.

Proof of use

A so-called "proof of use" must be kept as evidence of the proper use of the grant. This must also be submitted to the Bavarian State Office for Care in due time using the form provided for this purpose (see "Forms").

Special notes

Funding is provided without legal entitlement within the framework of the available budget funds. The grant period is the respective calendar year.

Deadlines

The application for funding must be submitted in full, using the form provided by the Bavarian State Office for Care, by October 31 of each year for the following year.

In deviation from this, the first application can be submitted at the earliest three months before the planned first start of operation.

The application for disbursement may only be submitted after receipt of a notice of grant. The grant may only be requested to the extent that it is required for payments due within 2 months after disbursement and no earlier. However, the grant must be requested no later than November 15 of the current year.

The proof of use must be submitted by June 30 of the following year at the latest.

Required documents

  • Concept with detailed description of the measure for the funding period
  • Detailed cost and financing plan
  • Notice of exemption, insofar as tax-privileged purposes are pursued
  • Proof of membership in one of the Bavarian associations of organized self-help for mentally ill people or their relatives
  • Evidence of participation in training courses in accordance with 4.3 of the upB funding guideline.
  • De minimis declaration or SGEI de minimis declaration
  • Declaration of facts relevant to the subsidy

Forms

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Bewilligung einer staatlichen Zuwendung für eine unabhängige psychiatrische Beschwerdestelle nach der upB-Förderricht
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Erklärung über subventionserhebliche Tatsachen im Rahmen des Zuwendungsverfahrens zur Förderung von unabhängigen psychiatrischen Beschwerdestellen nach der upB-Förderrichtlinie
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Erklärung zum Antrag auf Gewährung einer Zuschuss-Förderung als DAWI-De-minimis-Beihilfe nach der Verordnung (EU) Nr. 360/20121
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Auszahlungsantrag
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Verwendungsnachweis
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Sachbericht zum Verwendungsnachweis im Förderjahr: 2021
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Einzelaufstellung
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

Fees

  • none

Status: 30.05.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Gesundheit und Pflege

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