Old age and Dependency

Official « Deep Crisis » in French Nursing Homes For Aged People

Following the mid-September 2017 recommendations of the “flash mission” for the “EHPAD’s” (nursing home establishments for aged and dependent individuals), MPs Monique Iborra (LREM, Haute Garonne) and Caroline Fiat (LFI, Meurthe-et-Moselle) presented a...

New Commission Tasked with Improving French Nursing Home Care

On February 19, the French government appointed a commission to prevent abuse and/ or neglect of the elderly and disabled individuals, in coordination with the law enacted on aging, effective since January 1, 2016. This commission is tasked with “promoting...

Nursing Homes: Parliament’s Initial Findings due September 13th

Created at the beginning of August, 2017, the Parliamentary Mission on nursing homes, is scheduled to report its’ initial findings on September 13, 2017. After 117 days of strike by healthcare personnel at the “Opalines” Nursing Home in Foucherans, in the French...

Assisted Suicide: Tugdual Derville guest speaker on “Sud Radio”

On November 14, 2016, Tugdual Derville was a guest speaker on “Sud Radio”, invited by Philippe David for the broadcast “I Stand Alone” in the discussion on assisted suicide, following the Mercier Case. Tugdual Derville, guest on “Sud Radio” on November 14, 2016 Some...
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