the Elderly compliance requires integrated action of public organizations and civil society, says Ombudsman

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30/09/2016 14h35 - Updated 30/09/2016 14h36
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During the event the State of the Elderly Week, this Thursday (29), Amazon in the Legislative Assembly (OF-AM), the public defender holder of Defense Specialized Care for the Elderly, Daniel Britto, He stressed that it is essential to integrated and collaborative work between public organizations and civil society to ensure compliance with the Elderly and reduce the violation of rights of this segment of the population.

The event "Dialogues on the Rights Guarantee System of the Elderly", promoted by the Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Citizenship (Sejusc), brought together representatives of organizations working with the elderly care in the State. In this ocasion, the holder of Police Crimes Against Elderly Specialized, Ivone Azevedo, said that among the main violations of the Statute, registered in the Civil Police Unit, They are disturbing the peace, the threat, misappropriation and injury crimes, libel and slander against the elderly. October 2015 to September 2016, the Police recorded 709 occurrences.

"It is essential integrated and collaborative work between all existing institutions to ensure the effective enforcement of the Elderly, in order to compel the government to ensure that this population segment, with absolute priority, respect for the right to life, the health, The feeding, citizenship and dignity of the elderly. The Public Defender's Office, whose role realize rights of vulnerable people, It has legal instruments to collaborate in this work ", said Daniel Britto.

The public defender also pointed out that the performance of the Ombudsman for the Elderly Care Specialist is focused on legal assistance, judicial e extrajudicial, in all cases related to the elderly condition, especially the rights guaranteed in the Elderly, that protects those aged over 60 years. Specializing in, the main demands today, according to Daniel Britto, They have been to ban requests, share of food and protective measures for older people who are victims of violence or vulnerability.

The right to protection, in order to ensure that older people have physical and mental health, It is one of the rights provided by the Elderly, it also ensures that this population should have priority seating in public and private agencies, decent housing, job, retirement and pension, and free public transport.

Some of the demands that come to the Senior Defense Specialized are related to abuse, cases which are to be reported to the Specialized Police Civil Police. The Public Defender's Office can provide legal assistance to needy elderly to ensure the right of the court case resulting from the termination has preferential progress, as provided for in the Elderly. The service of the Ombudsman for the Elderly Care Specialized occurs on the street Fortaleza, 443 B, neighborhood Our Lady of Grace, south-central zone of Manaus, from Monday to Friday, from 8h to 14h.

Programming of State for the Elderly Week
The event "Dialogues on the Rights Guarantee System of the Elderly", which also featured the participation of the Secretary Sejusc, grace Prola, and the President of the State Council of the Elderly, Joseph Wagner Lopes, part of the program of State for the Elderly Week, promoted by the Government of Amazonas, which began on 22 September and runs until 6 of October.

On the Day of the Elderly, Saturday, 1Oct., a religious service will be held to mark the date, at 8 am, New Baptist Church, Torquato Tapajós avenue in, 444, Colonia San Antonio, north of Manaus. no day 4, Women Commission, Family and Elderly performs a special session at 10 am, the Plenary Ruy Araújo, in celebration of the Day of the Elderly, with the participation of Amazon Public Defender.

Also on day 4, from 14h to 18h, the Public Defender's Office carries out itinerant service in State Center for Coexistence of the Elderly, Wilkens in street Matos, s/nº, Aparecida, area on. Second Sejusc, the Week program will end with an open cultural gymkhana to the public in the days 5 e 6 of October, Also in the Family Center of Aparecida neighborhood, from 14h to 18h.

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