Reggio Calabria, nursing home for the mentally disabled seized

The completely abusive facility lacked medical personnel and the food intended for the patients was out of date. The sick were sent home

A completely abusive nursing home for the mentally disabled in Reggio Calabria has been seized. The Nas carabinieri, as part of a specific campaign of adherence checks at health and welfare facilities for the elderly and disabled during the Christmas holidays, ascertained the presence in the city center of the nursing home without the structural and organizational requirements necessary for assistance to weak people. Inside a house, the military found nine people affected by serious psychiatric pathologieshospitalized in environments without structural requirements e without the presence of the required health figures professional.

During the checks it was ascertained how the only foods intended for patients were found to be in a poor state of conservation and expired, seized together with the entire structure. The patients, with the help of the welfare staff of the City of Reggio Calabria, were entrusted to their respective relatives.