The Center for Rehabilitation “Ozalj” held a closing ceremony of its Zorkovac branch on 20 October 2014. Before closing, the branch had 55 clients. In the words of Dijana Borović Galović, the Centre’s Director, this event “marks the process of deinstitutionalization and the moving of clients into the community, as well as a new beginning for all involved.”
CAE Validus’ Director Slavenka Martinović attended the closing ceremony. CAE Validus, as one of the stakeholders in the process of deinstitutionalization of the Centre, provided new knowledge and skills to the staff of the Centre for necessary for the provision of supported housing services for people with intellectual disabilities.
We would like to congratulate Mrs. Borović Galović and the staff of the Centre on this big achievement and wish them a lot of creative ideas in developing new services in the community.