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Alten- und Pflegegesetz Nordrhein-Westfalen (APG NRW) (Law on elderly people and the provision of long term care services in North Rhine-Westphalia)

Government of North Rhine-Westphalia Country Resources Older Person Disability policies/plans/legislations and service standards, Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards disability, Disability Legislation North Rhine-Westphalia 2 October 2014 Legislation/regulation elderly care, residential care

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Ziel dieses Gesetzes ist die Sicherstellung einer leistungsfähigen und nachhaltigen Unterstützungsstruktur für ältere Menschen und pflegebedürftige Menschen sowie deren Angehörige durch die Förderung der Entstehung, Entwicklung und Qualität von Dienstleistungen, Beratungsangeboten, Pflegeeinrichtungen und alternativen Wohnformen.

The aim of this law is to ensure an efficient and sustainable support system for the elderly and people with disabilities as well as their relatives by promoting the development and quality of advisory services, care facilities and alternative housing.


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