Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL)

Army Reserve: Drilling

Benefit Fact Sheet

Summary

Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL), authorized by the FY 2010 National Defense Authorization Act, provides monthly compensation for Service members who incur permanent, catastrophic illnesses or injuries in the line of duty that require the services of a home health aide to provide non-medical care, support, and assistance. SCAADL provides up to 90 days of payments after separation from active duty based upon the level of care needed and prevailing rates for home health aides in the geographic area of the Service member's residence.

Eligibility

Reserve Service members on drill status are ineligible for Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL). Moutain climber with prostetic leg holding American Flag on top of a mountain SCAADL is intended for active duty status Service members.

Additional Information
Document Review Date: 15 April 2021