Weekly “Argumenty i Fakty” № 26. Capital evidence 29/06/2022 Story Social insurance
How much is people with disabilities in Russia and what is being done to help such people more effectively?
The government approved the concept of developing a system of comprehensive rehabilitation and habilitation of disabled people until 2025.
Today there are more than 11 million Russians in Russia have a disability, more than 700 thousand of them – children. The new concept will improve the quality and accessibility of goods and services for people with disabilities, as well as create conditions for self-realization of citizens.
What will be done?
- A list of services has been created in the main areas of comprehensive rehabilitation and habilitation of the disabled;
- the network of organizations providing services has been expanded;
- the list of specialists working with the disabled has been increased: teachers, psychologists and social workers will join the doctors;
- the development of the institute of mobile rehabilitation services has continued.
«Support for people with health restrictions cannot be formal. Their needs should be treated with the utmost attention, – emphasized Mikhail Mishustin.
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