COVID-19 crisis: People living in institutions must not be written off

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From Deinstitutionalisation: “The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) calls on EU leaders to ensure its response to COVID-19 takes into consideration persons living in institutions in Europe as they face increased risks of abuse, neglect, health issues and mental distress. Adequate funding to social and care sector is needed, as well as support to families and carers. This can prevent an increase in institutionalisation and a worsening of the conditions of those who are living in residential segregating settings.”

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1 COMMENT

  1. We don’t need two prison systems. We should try and eliminate the worst of the two.
    Wait for it….the one where people are held without having committed crimes. One should not be convicted to prisons without proof of wrongdoing.
    Neither should people be forced to have insulin for their diabetes.

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