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It will create 90 inpatient beds, as well as a 25-bed day center for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease.
A modern geriatric center will be built in the north of the capital by 2022. The corresponding decision was made at a meeting of the capital’s Urban Planning and Land Commission.
“The project of creating a geriatric center in the north of Moscow has the status of an investment priority project, which provides for the investor benefits on income tax, property tax and land tax. As part of this project, a building with a total area of 4.1 thousand square meters on Seligerskaya Street will be reconstructed. The new geriatric center will create 90 inpatient beds, as well as a 25-bed day center for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease. The project will be implemented entirely at the expense of the investor, their volume will amount to 310 million rubles “, – said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations Vladimir Efimov…
The reconstruction project will create a modern facility in the field of medical and social services for older patients.
“The emergence of the new institution will increase the availability of social services for older Muscovites who need constant care and rehabilitation therapy. This is important for families with dementia-diagnosed relatives. The guests of the new geriatric center will be guaranteed medical supervision, good nutrition, rehabilitation, psychological support, and a diversified organization of leisure, ”she said.
Anastasia Rakova, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Social Development.
Almost 5.5 million people in the country need assistance, care or rehabilitation every year. By 2022, it is planned to launch a long-term care program for senior citizens and people with disabilities in all regions. Moscow will become an active participant in it and is already starting to develop the geriatrics sector.
“The new capital’s geriatric center will be equipped with everything necessary, taking into account the peculiarities of life, health and needs of the elderly and disabled. The care will be provided by qualified personnel according to specially designed individual programs. 64 new jobs will appear here, ”the head of the Moscow
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Now in the capital there are about 30 nursing homes of various types. At the same time, it is important for the city that private companies also get involved in caring for the elderly.
Until 2022, the geriatric center is planned open in the Mozhaisk region… For this, a four-story building on Bagritsky Street is being reconstructed. This project is being implemented under a concession agreement. Today, a concession is one of the most common ways to attract private investment in areas traditionally financed from budget funds.
Almost 1.8 million people over 65 live in Moscow. The most important task of the city is to create the necessary conditions for improving the quality of life of older people, including caring for those who have partially or completely lost the ability to self-service.
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