Housing Facilities of High Protection

Housing Facilities of High Protection

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Sections: Boarding House, Shelter House of Semi-Autonomous Accomondation

Boarding House

The Boarding House IASIS Ngo, a Facility for Psychosocial Rehabilitation, is functioning since 2006, in the framework of the progamme of Psychiatric Reform “Psychargos” of the Ministry of Health (Mental Health Department). This housing facility provides hospitality, support and to 15 individuals with psychological disorders and severe mental retardation.

The Boarding House aims at:

  • Improving the quality of life of the beneficiaries through the provision of treatment, care, psycho-social support and education
  • Participation of the residents in educational programs, as well as reinforcement to matters such as good behavior, personal hygiene, household chores which all aim at reinforcing each person’s individuality and self-efficiency
  • Teams of personal development, educational stories, music, dance, board games, as well as teams for developing emotional intelligence, so that the mental well-being of the beneficiaries is achieved, and their personal skills and abilities are empowered
  • Development and maintenance of the communication with the community
  • Promotion of mental health to the community by raising people’s awareness so that stigma is decreased, and developing a network of mental health services by organizing speeches, seminars and educating university students and volunteers

For more information do not hesitate to contact us.

Shelter House of Semi-Autonomous Accomondation

The treatment and care in the community has been proved to have better results than the one that it is offered in the institutions. The first shelter house of semi-autonomous accommodation of IASIS operates in the area of Kato Patisia since 2012, and it is considered as a transitional stage from the Boarding House to a fully autonomous accommodation.

The people who live in the apartment undertake the house management and handle the everyday requirements. They have the opportunity to improve their self-sufficiency, their skills and their self-esteem, as well as to build relationships with members of the local community and try to find a solution for the everyday problems and routine. The role of the therapeutic team is to support them every time that they are in need. In this place they have the opportunity to improve their skills and their self-esteem.

For more information do not hesitate to contact us.

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