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The Prosecutor’s office of Osinsky district of Perm Krai revealed a private shelter, the owners of which contained senior citizens in inappropriate circumstances that was the reason for the criminal case, according to the website of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation.
Numerous violations threatening the life and health of people, was identified during the inspection of a private shelter for elderly citizens and the disabled. The nursing home was located in three residential buildings and one nonresidential building former bakery in the village of Monastyrka and in the village of Kochemasova. For convenience the owners of the shelter were 52 the old man, in need of constant care. Stay in the shelter was carried out for a fee.
The premises, which were the elderly and the disabled, did not meet the requirements of safety of life and health. In some old one-story wooden buildings, in particular, lacked sanitary facilities and basic amenities. In other buildings, there was no Sewerage, water delivered from a public well located on the street, household waste was stored on-site shelter. In addition, the corps lacked in the required amount of furniture, and the existing was in poor condition. When decorating the rooms and corridors owners used combustible materials flammable paints, evacuation paths and the corresponding schema was absent.
During the Prosecutor’s inspection revealed more than 140 violations of fire safety requirements and sanitary norms, rules, breaches of planning legislation, lack of adequate medical and psychological assistance to guests of the shelter. Living for the elderly, for example, were not instituted a medical card with information about the results of the survey, and the staff has no medical qualification and security clearance. The people who were in the shelter partially or completely lost the ability to self-care and needed an outsider mandatory health and social care. «At the direction of office of public Prosecutor materials of check of law enforcement bodies initiated a criminal case part 1 of article 238 of the criminal code of Russian Federation («Rendering services not meeting requirements of safety of life or health of consumers»)», — stated in the message.
According to the Agency, to date, the shelter closed — Osinsky district court decided to ban the activities of the organization for the care of the elderly and people with disabilities to eliminate the revealed violations. The press service of the regional Prosecutor’s office, RIA Novosti also said that now the employees of the regional Ministry for social development busy transporting the guests of the shelter and placing them in the social institutions of the appropriate type.
The owners of private nursing homes in the Perm region not first come to the attention of law enforcement. In the early years of the RF IC opened a criminal case against the owners of the orphanage «Maria» in Perm, where the staff tied residents to their beds, to seal their mouths, so they are not noisy, underfeeding. The bed on which lay clients «Mary» did not correspond to norms SanPiN — instead of mattresses used sheets of insulation. The status of the nursing home has also caused issues — it was not adapted for the maintenance of the elderly. During the inspection the boarding house found the bodies of two dead residents, covered the corpse of the woman in this case was in the ward with non-ambulant patients.
Even earlier in the region there was a scandal around a private nursing home in the village of Afonino in the North of the Perm region. As reported local mass media, its founder appropriated to the pensions people, but in a residential area not even toilets, beds without bed linen, or used old and dirty.
The Commissioner for human rights in the Perm edge Paul Mikov explained then the situation that the owners of private shelters, unlike the state organizations, are exempt from having to license their activities.