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Zaporizhzhia orphanage-boarding school (for boys and men with mental disabilities)

July 17, 2007, 0:00 176 Author: Albert Pavlov /helpus.org.ua This is an institution for permanent residence of boys and young people aged 4 to 25 with neuro-psychiatric disorders.

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Zaporizhzhia orphanage was built in 1981 in the resort area of Zaporizhzhia - on Veliky Lug on the street. Donetskay, 18. It is designed for 155 inhabitants. Of these, orphans and children without parental care - 61 people.

Zaporizhzhia orphanage is a social medical institution for permanent residence of children, boys from 4 to 18 years old with mental retardation. The causes of mental retardation can be birth trauma, Down's disease, epilepsy, conflict of Rh factors of parents, intracranial pressure, etc.

According to the Regulations on the youth department, part of the inhabitants can live in a boarding school up to 25 years. After graduating from the boarding school, inhabitants are sent to psycho-neurological institutions for adults in the villages of Kirovo, Preslav and Orlovo, Zaporizhzhia region.

The boarding school is under the jurisdiction of the main department of labor and social protection of the population of the Zaporizhzhia Regional State Administration, is an object of communal property and is financed from the regional budget.

The main purpose of the activities of the Zaporizhzhya orphanage.

The staff of the boarding school in the course of its activities solves the problems of social adaptation and rehabilitation of inhabitants. Children come to us with a diagnosis of severe mental retardation.

The team of children is divided into 8 groups, taking into account age and mental characteristics. Each group has 2 educators and 5 junior nurses working around the clock. Each group has 15 to 20 inhabitants.

From September 1 to May 25, 4 lessons are held on working days of the week according to a special program of the Research Institute of Defectology of the USSR in 1984.

In their free time, adult pupils perform various works on cleaning the territory, its improvement, and participate in loading and unloading operations.

Instilling self-service skills in a mentally retarded person is a very long process. Ultimately, not being able to even speak at first, a graduate can not only serve himself, but also simply read, write, count - facts that speak for themselves.

Every year a group of ward orphans (20-36 people) have a rest on the coast of the Sea of Azov in the recreation camp "Orlyatko" in the city of Genichesk.

Throughout the year, children go for a walk in the forest, located along the banks of the Dnieper. On holidays, children from music schools arrange concerts and performances for the inhabitants of the boarding school. Inhabitants themselves also participate in amateur performances.

The staff of the Zaporizhzhia orphanage-boarding school.

In total, there are 118 people in the state. Of them:

1. Administration - 10 people.

2. Housekeeping staff - 18 people.

3. Medical staff - 10 people.

4. Junior medical staff - 45 people.

5. Teaching staff - 22 people.

6. Kitchen staff - 9 people.

7. Security - 4 people.

Among the employees of the boarding school, 88% are women, 12% are men, 14% have a higher education, 30% have a specialized secondary education, 3% are studying.

Coordinates of the Zaporizhzhia orphanage-boarding school:

Ukraine, Zaporizhzhia

st. Donetskay, 18

Zaporizhzhia orphanage-boarding school

Phone: +38 061 286-96-67 (reception), 286-96-64 (on duty)

Director of the boarding school - Goncharenko Lyudmila Viktorovna

Information for residents of the city of Zaporizhzhia: we are located on Veliky Lug, go by minibus No. 21 from Metallurgov Ave. to the stop. "Kommunar"

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