Today, the Center of social service "Sharapat" celebrated the Day of older persons. It was attended by retirees, participants and invalids of the great Patriotic war, veterans of labor and people with disabilities who are served in center of social service "Sharapat".
The main goal of the event is to let the elderly feel surrounded by warmth and care, to develop the younger generation's sense of responsibility, ability to show respect for the elderly. This holiday is very important today, as it allows you to attract the attention to numerous problems of older people, existing in modern society.
The holiday passed in a traditionally festive atmosphere. On behalf of the Minister of labor and social protection was made by the Deputy Chairman of the Committee of labor, social protection and migration of the MLSPP RK Damezhan Sadvokasova and conveyed deep respect and warm wishes of the leadership.
"The development of respect for the elderly, veterans of the great Patriotic war and homefront workers is the highest priority of the state policy of Kazakhstan, - said Damezhan Sadvokasova. Your selfless work and way of life are an example to our younger generation. You actually showed an example of honest service to the Motherland and its people - we thank you kindly and expression of gratitude to the younger generation."
Center of social service "Sharapat" is intended for persons of pension age and invalids I and II groups, people living alone and requiring constant nursing care. The institution has been working since 1989, in 2007 on the initiative of the Head of the state N. Nazarbayev has opened a new building. The facility to completely meet the needs of residents. It is designed for 400 places for permanent or temporary residence of the elderly and disabled, and for people who are in difficult life situation.
Also necessary to note that today there are 110 stationary homes, 53 day care centers, which reached more than 3,5 thousand persons of advanced age. The Department of social help at home service today about 44 thousand elderly persons and persons with disabilities. In addition, the conditions for rehabilitation of older people in day hospitals and hospitals at home, including singles and non-transportable.
At the end of the event the guests of the festival presented flowers and memorable gifts.