Supervision of Social Care Programmes


The Social Welfare Services are responsible under the law for approving, inspecting and terminating the operation of social care programmes. Inspections are aimed at ensuring minimum levels of operation, inter alia, in terms of staff qualifications, suitability of premises, verification of the health and safety of care receivers, etc. No social care programme may operate unless approved by the Director for Social Welfare Services.



Social care programmes include:

- Infant and Toddler Care Centres
- Child Protection and Pastime Centres
- Home-Based Child Carers
- Homes for the Elderly and the Disabled
- Adult Centres.



The above programmes are subject to the following legislation:

1. The Laws on Children
2. The Decree on Children (Child Care Stations) – RAA 262/2011
3. The Laws on Child Protection and Pastime Centres – Law 2(I)/96 and Law 63(I)/2011
4. The Regulations on Child Protection and Pastime Centres – RAA 157/97 and RAA 144/2011
5. The Laws on Homes for the Elderly and the Disabled – Law 222/91, Law 64(I)/94 and Law 65(I)/2011
6. The Regulations on Homes for the Elderly and the Disabled – RAA 213/2000 and RAA 141/2011
7. The Laws on Adult Centres – Law 38(I)/97 and Law 64(I)/2011
8. The Regulations on Adult Centres – RAA 394/2000 and RAA 143/2011



  • Home-based Child Carers
  • (Last Update: 24/01/2024 02:14:58 PM)
  • Home-Based Care
  • (Last Update: 25/01/2024 02:53:21 PM)
  • Advisory Centres
  • (Last Update: 26/01/2024 12:29:18 PM)
  • Adult Centres
  • (Last Update: 26/01/2024 01:14:09 PM)
  • Child Protection and Pastime Centres
  • (Last Update: 31/01/2024 11:39:05 AM)
  • Infant and Toddler Care Centres
  • (Last Update: 01/02/2024 10:45:04 AM)
  • Homes for the Elderly and the Disabled
  • (Last Update: 01/02/2024 12:52:28 PM)
  • Scheme for the care of widows of deceased persons, spouses of missing persons, and parents of deceased and missing persons
  • (Last Update: 11/03/2024 12:25:25 PM)
  • Subsidy scheme for care services and emergency social needs
  • (Last Update: 11/03/2024 01:31:29 PM)



  • Last Update:

    24/01/2024 02:13:23 PM

     




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