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الخدمات المتوفرة لكبار السن في لبنان 2014 (Services Available for Older Persons)

وزارة الشؤون الإجتماعية اللبنانية (Lebanese Ministry of Social Welfare) Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Lebanon 2014 Guidelines community services, Older Persons, social services

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تماشيا مع التطّور الحاصل في مجال العمل االجتماعي على مر السنوات الماضية، وبهدف تلبية الحاجات المتزايدة لكبار السن في لبنان، زايد الإهتمام بهذه الفئة من السكان وتدرج من فكرة إنشاء مراكز إيواء لكبار السن المحتاجين والمشردين عبر تقديم الخدمات الإيوائية والغذائية لهمّ إلى أسلوبً الرعاية مة المن التي تعتمد الإختصاص المؤسساتي في تقديم الخدمة. تركزت هذه الخدمات بمعظمها في مؤسسات القطاع الأهلي، وقد شارك القطاع الرسمي في تأمين هذهً الخدمات عبر عقود موقعة بين الطرفين تقضي بتوفير بدالت يومية مقطوعة لصالح المؤسسات الأهلية. ويأتي في هذا الإطار مسح الميداني، الذي نفذته وزارة الشؤون االجتماعية) مصلحة ًالشؤون ًالأسريةً وبرنامج ًالسكان ًوالتنمية (والهيئة الوطنية الدائمة لرعاية ًشؤون المسنين وقد أظهر وجود حوالي 160 مؤسسة بكبار السن في لبنان.

In line with the development in the field of social work over the past few years, and in order to meet the growing needs of the elderly people in Lebanon , the interest in this category of the population has increased. Suggestions include the idea of ​​setting up shelters for the needy and homeless older persons by providing shelters and food services. Those services were mainly offered by private sector institutions. The government supported the private sector activities to support the elderly people through signed contracts that provide daily allowances cut in favor of the civil institutions for decades. This comes in the framework of the field survey , which was carried out by the Ministry of Social Affairs ) Department of Family Affairs and the Population and Development ( National Permanent Commission for the Elderly Affairs showed the presence of about 160 elderly Foundation in Lebanon


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