The region will take care of disabled children and their families
On Tuesday, October 15, the Head of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Oleksandr Ledyda visited the Regional center of social and psychological rehabilitation of children and young people with functional limitations in Mukachevo.
The establishment opened in 2009. Here, experienced teachers and psychologists provide psychological, social, educational, medical, legal and information support to children, young people with functional disabilities and their families.
Children with the problems of the musculoskeletal system, central and peripheral nervous systems, mental illness and mental retardation, eyesight organ damage are treated in the Centre.
Teaching staff of the establishment also conduct advisory and remedial work with parents who bring up children and young people with functional limitations. Thus, this year, 32 such parents have received professional advice on psychological, educational, physical, home rehabilitation.
The regional budget for 2013 provides 1,081,073.00 UAH for the maintenance of the institution.In particular, at the expense of the regional budget, the construction of wastewater (hot water) system was carried out in the establishment.
- Also in 2013, we will allocate 50,000 UAH to arrange a pottery workshop. For creative development is a really important part of the rehabilitation process for a child - the head of the region Oleksandr Ledyda says. - We have a great responsibility for the children and their carefree childhood and prosperous future. This is especially true for children with disabilities. This year, the President signed legislation to increase the allowance for caring for a subgroup A disabled child, with a high degree of loss of health from 50 to 100% of the subsistence minimum.
The head of the region also gave the staff of the rehabilitation center appliances - the press center of the RSA reported.