Report by Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia on State Social Care Centers for Adults with Mental Impairments
Ombudsman’s Office of the Republic of Latvia has conducted about 30 inspection visits to long-term social care and rehabilitation institutions covering all regions of Latvia.
The above-mentioned inspection visits to SSCCs and their branches for adults with mental impairments were arranged in 2011 and 2012 with participation of L. Jorena, Psychiatric Expert of the Ombudsman’s Office. P.Hauksson, Foreign Expert of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment with vast experience of monitoring visits to closed-type facilities, also joined the inspection visits made in late 2012 to three SSCC branches.
Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia has presented his Report on State Social Care Centers for Adults with Mental Impairments.