Toledo (EFE).- The Government of Castilla-La Mancha has authorized 7.7 million euros for the comprehensive management of three care centers for people with disabilities in San Clemente (Cuenca), Tarancón (Cuenca) and Yunquera de Henares ( Guadalajara).
This was announced by the Minister of Equality and spokesperson for the regional Executive, Blanca Fernández, at the press conference after the meeting of the Governing Council on Tuesday, in which she explained that there are two extensions for the Attention Centers for Persons with Serious Intellectual Disabilities (CADIG) of Yunquera de Henares and San Clemente, and the tender for the occupational and housing center of Tarancón.
The first of them, the occupational center and supported housing in Tarancón, has 48 places in the occupational center and eight in supported housing, a tender that goes out for the next three years with a base amount of more than 2.5 millions of euros.
The purpose of this occupational center is “the professional and social qualification” of people with disabilities, in addition to being assigned a home with support to respond to the accommodation and coexistence needs of the users of the center in the most independent way possible.
3.2 million for the San Clemente CADIG
For the San Clemente CADIG, the Board has authorized an extension for two years, from August of this year to July 2025, for an amount that also exceeds 2.5 million euros to offer 32 residential places and 15 center places. at daytime.
Fernández recalled that the professionals in these centers attend comprehensively, and with personalized plans, the needs of people with intellectual disabilities, since they have to go to these spaces when they do not have sufficient family support.
And, the third center, the CADIG of Yunquera de Henares, which has been extended for one year until June 30, 2024, with a base bidding amount of 2.38 million euros.
With this agreement, the residential places offered rise to 48 and twelve in the day centre.
“These are policies that are very worthwhile for people in a situation of great vulnerability who, if they were not cared for in this very supportive way, would not be able to lead a fairly decent life,” he assured.
Extension of the Temporary Employment Plan
Likewise, the Community Board has approved the first extension of the Temporary Employment Plan for twelve temporary civil servants in different specialties for the management and design of 86 projects, promoted by the Ministry of Social Welfare and financed with European recovery funds.
Of the 86 actions undertaken, 34 are finished; 22 in execution, six in the bidding phase and 24 in the project drafting phase.
Fernández has detailed that the objective of this extension is to improve and expand infrastructures, as well as improve the network of care services for elderly people with disabilities and minors, and, in this way, have better care when the improvement of infrastructures and also have more seats.
Budget of 512,527 euros
For this, the regional Executive has approved a budget of 512,527 euros, which will allow 12 professionals from different areas -law, architecture, industrial technical engineering and technical architecture- to continue with these actions that are “the basis of that definitive impulse” for the care for the elderly and disabled.
In addition, Fernández recalled that several calls have been launched to help local entities, especially town halls, to improve the physical and digital accessibility of their facilities.
The first call is to improve social infrastructures in rural areas in a situation of extreme depopulation, to which 147 applications have been submitted.
The second, with the same objective, is aimed at population centers in a situation of risk or intense depopulation, and 163 applications from city councils have been submitted.
In turn, there are two calls, which are not yet closed, to improve universal accessibility in homes for the elderly, homes for people with disabilities or in a situation of dependency.