1. INTRODUCTION :
The “Dnevni Centar”, day care center for children with disabilities, was taken into operation on the 1st of April 2011, after it had been officially opened by the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare.Currently, the Daily Center performs its activities in rented space, but the construction of the new Daily Center is ongoing in Sutorina, which is going to be build in order to suit the needs of persons with disabilities.
2. STAFF :
We have ten permanently employed staff. People who work with children are all special educated.
◊ Director – Dipl. Social Worker – managing and presenting institution, planning activities and take care of their achievement, managing the budget and finances
◊ Lawyer, secretary of the institution – performs complex administrative legal tasks and participates in the preparation of general acts adopted by the management organs of the Daily Centre
◊ Psyhologist -resolve behavior problems, examine childrens interactions with others and with the social environment, indivudual work with children,
◊ Pedagogue – Educator – resolve upbringng and educational problems, apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary, encourage and monitor the progress of individuals, develop schemes of work and lesson plans , instruct and monitor children in the use of learning materials and equipment, identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet children varying needs
◊ Work Therapist -profesor of physical education – plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences, develop schemes of work and lesson plans ,instruct and monitor children in the use of learning materials and equipment, identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet children varying needs
◊ Physical Therapist – provide therapeutic services to improve a patient’s mobility, alleviate pain, and help them cope with permanent physical disabilities,use therapeutic equipment and techniques such as massage to improve muscle strength, teach patients how to do exercises to improve their physical health
◊ Two nurses – assessing, observing and reporting on the condition of children, observing strict hygiene and safety rules, explaining treatment and procedures to enable parents or guardians to consent to treatment,
◊ Driver – prepare vehicle by conducting operator maintenance, transport children from homes to the center and the other way round, transport children when they visiting other institutions,
◊ Housewoman – prepare meals, nutrition care
and temporary employed, special education teache , Defetologist – Oligophrenologist.
3. USERS :
According to our statute our center can accommodate children and youth from 7 to 27 years old. At the moment we have 12 with different and combined disorders.