Visit to “Liget” Care Home in Szolnok

On 7 October 2020, Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Dr. Ákos Kozma visited the “Liget” Nursing and Residential Care Home and Day Care Institution for Persons with Disabilities in Szolnok, where he was received by the head of the institution Mr. Tibor Szummer. During the on-site visit, the Ombudsman inspected the implementation of the healthcare measures taken in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the living conditions of the persons in care.

At the institution, special attention is paid to the development of mental skills, the engagement of the residents in different activities, and their psychological care, as well as to the organisation of useful leisure activities. The residents of the institution are actively involved in the activities of the Special Olympics Hungary and the Hungarian Special Arts Workshop Association.