The Minister of Family and Equal Opportunities, Violante Thomas, with the mayor of Villanueva del Río Segura, Jesus Viciana, and the manager of the Association 'Golden Age of Messengers of Peace', Agustin Garcia, today visited the residence of elderly 'Santa Isabel' in Villanueva del Río Segura.
The event, announced that "have been expanded to 30 seats more attention to the elderly in the center, so that the Imas already has a total of 107 concerted squares, with funding of 995,000 euros".
The Community has created in the first half of the year 520 new places, reaching the 4,008 places throughout the region.
Many of these places, some 484 (170 day service center and 314 residential care service) are managed by Messengers of Peace, in its three centers in the region.
In addition to Villanueva del Río Segura, serving the residences 'Virgen del Mar' in Cartagena and San Pedro del Pinatar.
Violante Thomas explained that "the management of this NGO gives me all the confidence and certainty that a policymaker can wish for the most vulnerable people," adding that "Messengers of Peace and Father Angel are an example to follow, love and respect with caring for our elderly is their hallmark and it is a luxury to work from his hand. "
The Department of Family and Equal Opportunities works with organizations and institutions of the Third Sector to improve the care model, "but also that this is a living model, continuous process of evolution and improvement that allows innovate and incorporate new policies, practices or welfare actions that impact directly or indirectly in our elders, "said Thomas Violante.