Linguistic matters relating to nursing care insurance - The influence of 'Sozialgesetzbuch-XI' on the German language

Arend S.

MUTTERSPRACHE, vol.112, no.3, pp.253-266, 2002 (Journal Indexed in AHCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 112 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Title of Journal : MUTTERSPRACHE
  • Page Numbers: pp.253-266


Installation of the public nursing care insurance in Germany idd not only influence the system of social securing, but also the German language. Thus it came for example to the development of a particular family of new care words and new terms for the administration and organization of care activities arose. Also the in many places newly founded care companies had to name themselves. The nursing care insurance being a rather new structure, it will be exciting, also to keep the (linguistic) advancements in view.