Several disabled people's and human rights organisations, Inclusion Europe, the European Network on Independent Living, the Centre for Peace Studies Croatia, Human Rights House Zagreb, and Human Rights Watch, on Wednesday said in a letter to Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic that Croatia should stop confining children and adults in institutions.
For a second time, Fronditha Care, an organization which provides services to elderly Greek Australians, has invited Greeks to work as caregivers at its facilities in Australia, in an innovative program negotiated with the government to cover the needs of first-generation Greeks who never learned English.
Bulgaria ranks last in the EU by number of nursing homes for seniors for settlements. There are eighty-two in total for the country. And there are just over 5600 people living in them. However, the available places are not enough. Approximately 4,000 other pensioners are waiting for accommodation, Nova TV reported.
Grandmothers who look after their grandchildren while the parents of the latter are at work were given their first salaries as part of a pilot project on April 14.
In the framework of the project, a total of 5,735 grandmothers, who completed the required procedures, were paid their first installment, officials told Anadolu Agency.
Forget the frightening androids of dystopian sci-fi, the future of robots is cute polar bears that can lift elderly people into and out of bed.
The "Robear" has a cub-like face with big doey eyes, but packs enough power to transfer frail patients from a wheelchair to a bed or a bath, Japan's Riken institute said Tuesday.