Gerontology centre Subotica is a social-health institution which provides care for adults and elderly. It was founded in 1978 through integration of Centre for Home Care, Home for Adults, Nursing Home and the newly established building “Dudovasuma”. Gerontology Centre realizes its mission though provision of institutionalized and deinstitutionalized care in form of:
• Open care – gerontology clubs;
• Open care – Home care and help service ;
• Provisioning of services to the residents of “Protected housing” ;
• Institutional care – residential care in Home Dudovasuma, Nursing Home, and Home for Adults.
Each form of care provided to disabled, ill and elderly beneficiaries of our institution is conceived in order to provide adequate support, protection (existential, psycho-social, health), medical care, cultural, entertaining, recreational contents, hobbies and occupational therapy, physical rehabilitation, other technical services on a needs basis and in the moment when the state of health dictates it.
Gerontology centre Subotica is a social-health institution which provides care for adults and elderly. It was founded in 1978 through integration of Centre for Home Care, Home for Adults, Nursing Home and the newly established building “Dudova suma”.
Home “Dudova suma”
Boarding unit is located on the first four floors of the residential home.
Enhanced care unit
Enhanced care unit is located on 5th and 6th floors of the residential home.
Nursing Home is a separate residential home within the total capacity for residential accommodation of the Gerontology Centre. Currently it has accommodation capacity for 168 beneficiaries accommodated in 49 residential units. Nursing Home accommodates individuals with diminished mental and physical health who are dependent on care provisioning in day-to-day activities.
Home for Adults
Home for Adults is the smallest and oldest of the three residential homes belonging to the Gerontology Centre. The total number of service users in the home is 88, out of which there are 65 users of boarding services and 23 users of infirmary based services. Home for Adults accommodates individuals with diminished mental and physical health who are dependent on care provisioning in day-to-day activities.
There are ten gerontology clubs within the Gerontology Centre, six of them within the city area and four of them in the neighbouring rural communities.
Home care and help
Open Care Service is a depertment within Gerontology Centre providing deinstitutionaliaed care for our eldest fellow citiezens in their own homes.
The employees of the kitchen department provide the meals for the whole day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) to the users of the residential homes (HomeDudovasuma, Nursing Home and Home for Adults), lunch for users of the Open Care Service in accordance with the HACCP standards.
The maintenance department works with its equipment and tools on the ongoing maintenance of all facilities within the GerontologyCentre, machines and vehicle fleet, equipment and installations, and cooperates with contractors for major repairs and investments.