The one-stop shop dedicated to disability was inaugurated this morning in the premises of the Casa la Rosa in Borgo Maggiore.
A milestone, they explain in a joint note the State Secretariat for Health and the Social Security Institute, “Reached not by chance on this day, December 3, the date on which the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated all over the world, established by the United Nations in 1981 precisely to know awareness towards understanding problems related to disability and to engage the various countries in guaranteeing the dignity, rights and well-being of all people connected to this type of dynamics “.
The new “Disability Area” it is “created and managed by the Disability and Residential Assistance Service and was created to inform, support and protect people with disabilities and their families, with a view to achieving autonomy and social inclusion of the person with disabilities”.
The task of the new “Disability Area” desk is to “inform all San Marino citizens who request it about their rights, benefits, methods of accessing the services and resources available in the area for personal and family needs; all this with a view to promoting integration between the various services and associations that operate at various levels in the area “.
At the inauguration, “took part in the administrative director of the ISS, Marcello Forcellini, Francesca Civerchia, head of the disability service and residential assistance, And Patrizia Gallo representing the UN CSD Commission“.
“I am delighted to reach this important milestone today – commented Civerchia – thanks to the work and constant dialogue with the secretariat of state for health and the general direction of the ISS. A space dedicated to all those people who need to have an organic response for any type of information relating to the world of disability, in particular on active services and facilities, requests for the removal of architectural barriers, the contacts of associations that for various reasons on the territory. We wanted to give a structured response to all those needs that San Marino citizens had presented on several occasions, also through various Arengo Instances “.
“This is a first step, but the work certainly does not end there – the comment of the state secretary for health, Roberto Ciavatta –. Now, through the technical table that the secretariat of state has prepared and coordinated together with the Institute for Social Security, we will try to speed up the regulatory work necessary for concrete responses to the needs of our citizens. Let me also praise, in this sense, the project presented by the management of the Elementary Schools, in particular in the figure of the manager Arianna Scarpellini, families who envisage the reuse of Lego bricks donated from the San Marino ramps to build ramps that break down architectural barriers, again. too much present in the public structures of our territory “.
The “Disability Space” desk, in via Aurelio Saffi, 6 in Borgo Maggiore, “will be open from Monday to Thursday from 8 to 17 and on Fridays from 8 to 14 by appointment by telephone at 0549-994113”.