Association Anika is starting a new project – Personal Assistant Service in Georgia

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Association Anika in the frames of the European Union funded project – “Capacity building for social services in Georgia and Ukraine”, which is implemented by ASB Georgia, is starting a new project – “Personal Assistant Service for Children and People with Disability”.

The aim of the project is to create and develop a new, innovative Personal Assistant Service for Children and Persons with Disability for Georgia.

Association Anika’s team together with the ASB Georgia will try to establish and develop innovative service in Tbilisi, which with the help of qualified and professional personal assistants will raise independent living skills of Persons with Disability and will give the opportunity to their families to use the free time for their own needs.

On the one hand because of non-existence of Personal Assistant Service in Georgia Persons with Disability were facing problems with the development of their independent living skills and self-confidence. On the other hand the family members of Persons with Disability as their personal assistant had no opportunity of work, to develop as persons and professionals and etc. This situation was creating problems for children with disability and for their family members.

Considering this Association Anika together with ASB Georgia is starting a new Personal Assistant Project in Georgia. The project includes support of PWD and their families:

  • Several hours or several day homebased service for PWD;
  • Involvement of PWD in recreation and team activities;
  • Support in employment and professional education;
  • Short-term assistant service in viagra pas cher emergency situation and etc.

Association Anika’s team together with the ASB Georgia will try to establish and develop innovative service in Tbilisi, which with the help of qualified and professional personal assistants will raise independent living skills of Persons with Disability and will give the opportunity to their families to use the free time for their own needs.

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