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National Policy on residential care facilities for older persons

Anguilla Directorate of Health Services Quality Management Country Resources Older Persons General Health Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Anguilla December 2012 Policy document elderly care, residential care

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The policy document takes note of the recommendation of several international meetings since
1999; including The General Assembly of the United Nations, World Health Organization, Pan
American Health Organization, The Merck Institute of Ageing and Health and the Second World
Health Assembly on Ageing in Madrid 2002. The main goal of the policy document is to meet the challenges of a growing, healthier and more active senior citizen population, by ensuring that those in need of institutionalized care can access available supportive environments where they are assisted and protected from abuse and violence.

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