A comprehensive rehabilitation center for people with disabilities has been built in the Lviv region
A new branch of the Center for Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Persons with Disabilities “Halychyna” has opened in Velykyi Lyubin, Lviv Region. The complex was built for 12 years, attracting 95 million hryvnias from the state budget.
“In the Lviv region alone, there are about 200,000 people with disabilities, of which about 12,000 are children. And most of these people need quality and comprehensive rehabilitation. The functioning of such rehabilitation centers and the expansion of their network through the introduction of new types of rehabilitation services promote the integration of children and persons with disabilities into society and give them the opportunity to realize their potential. One of such centers is the Center for Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Persons with Disabilities “Galychyna”. We are opening the 1st launch complex of the 1st phase of the center. It’s hard to believe, but the construction of this rehabilitation complex began back in 2009, “said the head of the Lviv region Maksym Kozytsky.
The Center for Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Persons with Disabilities “Halychyna” is a state budget rehabilitation institution. Its purpose: a set of rehabilitation measures that should create conditions for the comprehensive development of persons and children with disabilities, their acquisition of knowledge and skills, achieving and maintaining their maximum independence. As well as the formation and development of physical, mental, social, professional and other abilities to maximize personal potential.
Every year the Center provides comprehensive rehabilitation services for about 1,200 people. 150 patients can be here at the same time.
Among the main tasks of the Center: to carry out measures for comprehensive rehabilitation of environmental protection participants, as well as measures for early, social, psychological, physical, medical, psychological and pedagogical, professional, labor rehabilitation (including the implementation of relevant budget programs) according to individual needs assistance.
UAH 95 million was allocated from the state budget for the construction of the facility.
In practice, the center implements the experience of Austrian rehabilitation institutions, on the basis of which there are integrated enterprises for people with disabilities (formed as branches of the center).
According to the director of the center Hryhoriy Dunas, rehabilitators are taught here in 30 professions. As a result, they provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities after undergoing comprehensive rehabilitation.
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