Bulgaria: Failings in the provision of care : The fate of the men of Dragash Voyvoda

Bulgaria: Failings in the provision of care : The fate of the men of Dragash Voyvoda

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Index Number: EUR 15/002/2005
Date Published: 17 February 2005
Categories: Bulgaria, Europe And Central Asia

Amnesty International remains concerned that people with mental disabilities, who are placed in social care homes, are not effectively protected from physical and mental abuse and provided with services in line with international human rights standards and best professional practice. The situation of former residents of Dragash Voyvoda illustrates some the organization's outstanding concerns regarding the care and conditions in the majority of institutions for adults with mental disabilities in Bulgaria.


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