Public Defender Visits Dusheti Assisted Living Facility for Persons with Disabilities
On April 27, 2023, Public Defender Levan Ioseliani and representatives of the Public Defender’s Office visited the Dusheti Assisted Living Facility for Persons with Disabilities.
Beneficiaries talked to Levan Ioseliani about the quality of their life, health problems, and the need to be enrolled in the state programmes. They also expressed their opinions regarding the ongoing process of deinstitutionalization and independent living of persons with disabilities. The conversations revealed a need to increase the beneficiaries’ awareness of the essence of deinstitutionalization.
Within the framework of the visit, the Public Defender met with representative of the administration and staff of the facility. Together with them, he viewed various spaces, including living, dining and occupational therapy rooms.