Paid leave may be granted to take care of a dependant who wishes to die in their own home. It is a precondition that the municipal authorities have granted funding for compassionate leave to the employee at Aalborg University pursuant to Serviceloven, section 119 (the Danish Social Services Act). Full-time or part-time leave may be planned.
The municipal authorities grant or refuse the application regarding unpaid leave for employees caring for dependants suffering from permanently reduced functional capacity. You may contact your Department or the HR Department if you need assistance with your contact to the municipal authorities.
Any agreements on paid or unpaid leave must be made by the employee with their line manager according to the Scheme of Delegation.
The area is regulated by the following Danish legislation:
Cirkulære om tjenestefrihed af familiemæssige årsager(Circular on leave for family reasons)
Serviceloven (the Danish Social Services Act)
Lov om lønmodtageres ret til fravær fra arbejde af særlige familiemæssige årsager (Act on Employees’ Entitlement to Absence from Work for Special Family Reasons)
Contact your Department or the HR Department for further information.
The request regarding paid leave to care for a dependant who wishes to die in their own home must be sent to:
EST-SYG@adm.aau.dk - staff members of the Faculty of Engineering and Science and the Faculty of Medicine and the Technical Faculty of IT and Design.
HSF-SYG@adm.aau.dk - staff members of the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Shared Services.