PMID: 40444Jul 1, 1979

Model project: "Haus Lotharstrasse--residential and communication centre for seniors" (author's transl)

Aktuelle Gerontologie
M Grundmann


"Haus Lotharstrasse, Wohn- und Begegnungszentrum für ältere Bürger" ("House Lotharstrasse, Residential and Communication Centre for Seniors") in Bonn had been established as a model institution of "open assistance for seniors". -The combination of 50 "protected appartments" (single and double appartments), a communication centre, accessible also for non-residents and service stations for "mobiles services" as Meals on Wheels, ambulant home-services (social service station), transport services for various purposes and consultation in individual social problems, proved to be extremely helpful in practice. Freedom and independence, combined with all necessary assistance and services when needed, promote new self-confidence and rehabilitation.

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