French Government’s Plan for Loss of Autonomy in Old Age

French Government’s Plan for Loss of Autonomy in Old Age

In response to the alarming reports and various social movements’ reclamations on the critical situation in French nursing homes (“EHPAD’s), Agnès Buzyn the Health and Solidarity Minister presented the Government’s plan for the elderly, following the efforts...
New Commission Tasked with Improving French Nursing Home Care

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...