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Gesetz über Selbstbestimmung und Teilhabe in betreuten gemeinschaftlichen Wohnformen (Wohnteilhabegesetz - WTG) (Law on self-determination and participation in residential settings)

Government of Berlin Country Resources Older Person Disability policies/plans/legislations and service standards, Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Disability Legislation Berlin 3 June 2010 Legislation/regulation elderly care, Older Persons, residential care

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Das Berliner Wohnteilhabegesetz ist in erster Linie ein Schutzgesetz für ältere, pflegebedürftige oder behinderte volljährige Menschen, die in stationären Einrichtungen oder in betreuten Wohngemeinschaften leben. Das Wohnteilhabegesetz regelt die ordnungsrechtlichen Anforderungen an die Leistungserbringer (Pflege- und Betreuungseinrichtungen und -dienste) sowie die ordnungsrechtlichen Aufgaben und Befugnisse der Aufsichtsbehörde und der Heimaufsicht beim Landesamt für Gesundheit und Soziales. Das Gesetz wurde am 17.06.2016 zueltzt geändert.

The Berlin law on self-determination and participation in residential settings is primarily a protection law for the elderly, people in need of care or people with disabilities who live in nursing homes or in assisted living environments. The law regulates the legal requirements for nursing and care services as well as the functions and powers of supervising authorities. The law was last updates on 17/06/2016.

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