Social and health care
Statistical data on social welfare for children, youth and adults and child care are collected with regular annual surveys.
Social welfare includes data on:
- juvenile and adult recipients of social welfare and forms, measures and services;
- institutions for children lacking parental care;
- institutions for care of persons with disabilities;
- reception centres and institutions for children and juveniles with educational and social difficulties;
- institution for adults;
- institutions for professional rehabilitation;
- intermunicipal centres for social work and
- homes and boarding schools for pupils and students
Child care covers the data on:
- children's allowances and
- public institutions for child care and education - kindergartens.
Data on juvenile and adult recipients of social welfare and forms, measures and services and data on children's allowances are collected with a regular annual survey for the period 1 January to 31 December.
Data on institutions for accommodation of young children, juveniles and adults, and intermunicipal centres for social work are collected with a regular annual survey, reflecting the situation as on 31 December.
Homes and boarding schools for pupils and students provide lodging, food and education for pupils (in elementary, secondary schools and secondary religious schools) and students during the education outside their parents'/supporters' place of residence.
Data on homes for pupils in elementary and secondary schools, homes for secondary religious school students and dormitories for students who are educated outside their parents'/supporters' place of residence refer to the situation as on 31 March.
Data on public institutions for child care and education - kindergartens are collected with a regular annual survey, with 30 September as reference date.
Public institutions for care and education of children - kindergartens provide health care, food and daily stay for children in accordance with their development needs up to the age of 6 years, organised and divided into several types of groups.
Infant nurseries take complete care and have certain educational influence on children up to 2 years of age.
Kindergartens (small, medium, big group) are systematically engaged in education and upbringing of children from 3 years of age to 6 years of age.
The combined group (of children) is systematically engaged in care, upbringing and education of children from 12 months to 6 years of age.
As children with physical and intellectual disabilities are considered children who are: blind or with damaged sight, deaf or hard of hearing, children with speech difficulties, physical disability, as well as children with personal and behavioural difficulties. The upbringing and education of these children are organised in the framework of the regular groups.
The groups for extra-institutional forms of activity are intended for children at 3 years of age and they organise playing activities, creative workshops, children workshops in the fields of culture and art, sport activities etc.
Children's allowances (child care allowances, special allowances and package for newborn child) are a special type of care for children, in the form of monthly financial assistance to families with low personal incomes.
Child care allowances are granted depending on the number of children in the family, the age of the child and the financial situation of the family.
Special allowances are granted for a child with moderate, severe and profound physical and intellectual disabilities.
A package for newborn child is provided for the first newborn child in the form of equipment.