Allegations of ill-treatment of the elderly can be made through the Dial Elderly

The program has a multidisciplinary team and develops a work in conjunction with the elderly family.
09/03/2015 02h17 - Updated 18/03/2015 08h08
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Increased life expectancy has made the elderly population also increased in recent years. But having a home elderly requires some special care, including changes in environmental structure where they live.

Thinking about that, Manaus City Hall through the Foundation Doctor Thomas (FDT) made available to the elderly population Disque 165. Through this number, you can ask for guidance on the rights of the elderly, make allegations of ill-treatment, ask questions about the aging process and also schedule home visits multidisciplinary foundation staff, which is composed of social workers, psychologists, doctors, physiotherapists and lawyers.

The work developed by the team to improve the quality of life of the elderly, as well as the environment in which he lives. That is why, it is important that this work be done in conjunction with family.

Last year the program held 680 visits per month, beating 400 monthly visits made in 2013.

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