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Caymans > Health

Caymans

How To Register With The Health System In The Cayman Islands

Tuesday June 02, 2020 (10:26:29)

The Cayman Islands is an autonomous British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, comprising the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. The population of the Cayman Islands is just 61,559, so you may be forgiven for thinking that it must have little in the way of healthcare in place.   more ...

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Caymans

How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In The Cayman Islands

Wednesday May 27, 2020 (13:56:01)

The Cayman Islands is perhaps most well-known for being a tax haven. While this has obvious advantages for the people living there, one of the areas it affects negatively is health insurance. Indeed, one of the main reasons people choose not to retire in the Cayman Islands is that the cost of sufficient coverage can be prohibitive. However, there are ways to keep your costs down.   more ...

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Caymans

What Cover Is Available For Sporting Injuries In The Cayman Islands

Friday April 24, 2020 (11:49:12)

Although it is a legal requirement for all Cayman Island residents to take out medical insurance, additional cover will almost certainly be required for anyone participating in extreme sports. This is particularly the case for climbing, sailing and diving, which can all lead to injuries, from broken bones and torn ligaments to decompression sickness.   more ...

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Caymans

How To Look After Your Mental Health In The Cayman Islands

Friday April 24, 2020 (10:43:37)

The Cayman Islands has a population of 65,000 people, and it is estimated that 4,000 of these suffer from mental health problems. Between 2006 and 2016, the number of mental health issues increased by 67%, with a significant growth in the number of drug abuse cases and suicidal tendencies. In his findings published in 2017, the chairman of the Cayman Islands Mental Health Commission reported an increasing number of self-harm cases, as well as large numbers of deliberate overdoses.   more ...

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Caymans

Complementary Therapies In The Cayman Islands And How To Access Them

Thursday April 23, 2020 (17:52:15)

Complementary therapies are either accepted additional aspects of established Western medicine, such as physiotherapy and osteopathy, or alternative approaches, such as homeopathy, which are believed to work in conjunction with scientifically based treatment.   more ...

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Caymans

What Options Are Available For Chronically Ill Expats Living In The Cayman Islands

Thursday April 23, 2020 (15:20:38)

Medical insurance is compulsory for all residents of the Cayman Islands. However, not all policies will accept liability for pre-existing conditions, so if you already suffer from a chronic illness and you are considering relocating to the Cayman Islands, you should ensure that you have sufficient cover to maintain your treatment programme.   more ...

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Caymans

How To Apply For A Visa In The Cayman Islands

Thursday March 19, 2020 (12:25:34)

In order to enter the Cayman Islands, your passport must have a minimum validity of six months beyond the date of your return ticket, assuming you are on a short-term visit. Nationals from some countries will also need to possess a valid visa. You will need to present proof of onward or return travel, and may be asked to show evidence of sufficient funds to maintain yourself, as well as any dependants, for the duration of your stay in the Cayman Islands. On occasion, you may be able to use a local guarantor in place of proof of sufficient funds. Their signed consent for liability will be required.   more ...

Caymans > Working

Caymans

How To Find A Job In The Cayman Islands

Monday March 02, 2020 (12:37:26)

The Cayman Islands – a beautiful Caribbean tax haven – has an obvious appeal for expats seeking employment. But how easy is it to find work there? The good news is that there are jobs available, particularly if you have a background in finance, specifically the investment and insurance sectors.   more ...

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Caymans

What Are The Healthcare Options For Expats In The Cayman Islands?

Thursday August 08, 2019 (10:48:27)

The government of the Cayman Islands runs the department of health regulatory services, which monitors and regulates the local health insurance and health care industry. In addition, the public can ask for help from the department to resolve disputes that have arisen with local insurance or health care providers.   more ...

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Caymans

Caymans - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Wednesday February 08, 2017 (16:32:52)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at the Cayman Islands and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...



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