Whole-day institutional care for adults with the most severe mental disorders and with several disorders

Whole-day (24-hour) institutional care for adults with the most severe mental disorders and with several disorders comprises basic care, social care, health care and special types of care.

The institutional care for adults under 26 years of age with moderate, severe and profound mental and physical disorder who are included in the adapted education programme encompasses also training under a special law, care and guidance.

The service is implemented by special social care institutions, care and occupational centres and training centres perform services for persons with mental disabilities.

The basic care entails accommodation, organisation of meals, technical care and transport.

Social care is a professionally managed activity, intended for implementing the contents of social prevention, therapy and guiding the persons entitled to institutional care.It includes the implementation of care tasks, special care forms and guidance tasks.

Health care is implemented in accordance with the regulations in the field of health care.

Special types of care are intended for preserving and developing independence, developing social relations, work occupation, correction and therapy of disorders, active leisure time and resolving personal and social distress.

Guidance entails forming, implementing and monitoring individual programmes, contacting and cooperating with individuals and relatives, cooperating with other institutions and expert workers as well as the organisation of leisure activities.

Service users or persons entitled to this service are adults:

  • with moderate mental disorder,
  • severe mental disorder,
  • profound mental disorder,
  • several disorders (mental disorders, personality disorders, motor and sensor disabilities and head injuries).


The procedure of service implementation comprises initial provision of information, implementation of the procedure with regard to admission, content preparation for the admission of the beneficiary, signing of the agreement on service implementation and the preparation of the individual plan, accommodation and implementation of service and its termination.


Conditions and evidence

Last updated: 12. 08. 2016