The legislation for “aging well” adopted, with little progress for the aged | EUROtoday

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In a retirement home, in Sainte-Marie-de-Ré (Charente-Maritime), in December 2023.

The invoice for “aging well” was definitively adopted on Wednesday March 27, however the place is “the great law” about previous age? In unison, the audio system of the 9 political teams within the Senate requested the query, in the course of the closing studying of the textual content. The invoice signifies that the federal government will current a draft monetary “programming law” for older individuals by the tip of 2024. The provision was voted on within the textual content in November 2023. “We will carry out this programming law”, then launched the Prime Minister, Elisabeth Borne.

But the most important reform is just not on the agenda of Gabriel Attal's authorities. “We will continue the work in order to draw all necessary consequences, including in the law”, defended Fadila Khattabi, the minister accountable for aged and disabled individuals, on Wednesday. Without having the ability to evoke both technique or timetable.

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Although all of the teams deplored the truth that the federal government's dedication was now a useless letter, six of them nonetheless voted for the invoice. The textual content even acquired wider help within the Senate than within the National Assembly. Only the communist group voted in opposition to. Socialist and environmentalist senators abstained.

While Les Républicains (LR) deputies abstained within the second studying on March 19, LR senators voted for the invoice on Wednesday. The textual content contains measurements “likely to have a real and positive impact” on the day by day lives of aged individuals, welcomed Jean Sol, senator (LR) of Pyrénées-Orientales, co-rapporteur of the invoice.

A one-stop store for procedures

Among the provisions which have achieved consensus is the creation of the departmental public service of autonomy. This future one-stop store will present entry to the vary of companies in the identical space for aged and disabled individuals. He might be “generalized from 2025”dedicated Mme Khattabi. Eighteen departments utilized to check this entry portal designed to facilitate procedures for households.

Articles geared toward combating elder abuse have been additionally supported by senators. Drawing classes from the tragedies brought on by the weeks of isolation of residents of their nursing house rooms, disadvantaged of any visits, in the course of the Covid-19 epidemic, the invoice makes the proper to obtain in these institutions virtually unconditional, but additionally within the hospital.

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