The "Medaille zum Ehrenzeichen für Deutsche Volkspflege" was the lowest grade within the decoration.
The medal is made in a round silver plated bronze or zinc medal measuring 38 mm. The front shows an image of the cros that is seen in the 1st to 3rd class and the back shows in three lines the text "MEDAILLE", "FÜR DEUTSCHE" and "VOLKSPFLEGE".
Standard the medal is worn on the left breast hanging from a ribbon of 30 mm wide.
As from January 30th, 1942 the medal could also be awarded with a pin of two crossed swords on the ribbon.