Thanks to United Way programs, children, young people, adults and the elderly with serious health problems benefit from medical and social care. A large part of the elderly in Romania face numerous problems, chronic diseases, poverty, loneliness. The elderly population is growing in our country, the elderly live on very low incomes, cannot afford quality health services and therefore live their last years without dignity.
Through United Way’s health programs, these people are helped with food, medicines or basic medical services. Elderly people who can’t move get regular visits from medical teams or have access to telemedicine services.
Children requiring long-term admissions also receive psychological counselling, art and play therapy, as well as basic medical support, rehabilitation and physical therapy.
In 2022: 1,946 children, adults and elderly in distress, with various conditions and a high degree of poverty, received support to improve the quality of life, food, hygiene products, medicine and medical care.
■ 1,946 children, adults and the elderly benefited from basic medical services, received consultations, treatments, recovery medical services and home care, free of charge;
■ 869 beneficiaries received material support for access to investigations and treatments;
■ 754 children, adults, the elderly, as well as their relatives benefited from counseling and psychological assistance;
■ 732 people benefited from assistance and social counseling in order to access medical services;
■ 317 people received home care and medical rehabilitation services.