ACCOMMODATION OF THE FIRST USERS IN THE CENTER FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA

ACCOMMODATION OF THE FIRST USERS IN THE CENTER FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA

As of September 15, 2021 the accommodation of the users in the Care Center for Persons with Dementia has started , in which an environment close to the family is provided. The accommodation is in accordance with the anti-epidemic measures, which are obligatory for the observance of the social institutions, offering services of resident type.

The center is furnished and equipped with everything necessary to support and improve the quality of life of people with dementia, providing security and tranquility for their families. Users will receive assistance to achieve independence, in combination with other social and health support in accordance with the needs of the residents. Accommodation is in comfortably and modernly furnished rooms for 2 users, with private bathroom and toilet. The consumer menu will be prepared by a nutritionist  and meals will be served in a cozy dining room. The center also has a fully equipped kitchen, where staff and consumers will be able to prepare favorite dishes together. Specialized health care by two nurses and a doctor will also be provided. The center will employ 7 paramedics who will take care of ensuring the hygiene of consumers and premises. In the therapeutic office users, together with a social worker and the occupational therapist will be able to engage in their favorite activities or to watch TV. The center has also yard for walking and relaxing, with a cozy and comfortable place to meet the family. For the period of implementation of the project activities, the users of the center will not pay a fee for the use of the social service in the frame of a grant agreement BG16RFOP001-5.002-0016-C01 under the Operational Program "Growing Regions", procedure BG16RFOP001-5.002 - "Support for deinstitutionalization of social services for the elderly and people with disabilities", after major repairs on the premises of the former ATZ hospital.

The renovation of the building and the premises in it provided the opportunity for Dimitrovgrad Municipality to receive a grant under procedure BG05M9OP001-2.090 "New long-term care for the elderly and people with disabilities - Stage 2 - providing new services" to create a functioning social service of resident type - "Care Center for people with various forms of dementia " with a capacity of 15 users. The implementation of project activities started in April 2021. The realized activities include: delivery and installation of equipment and furniture; acceptance of documents and preliminary assessment of the needs of the submitted users; selection, appointment and training of the staff; a package of internal documentation.

 

Last modified: 15:52:53, 16 September 2021

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