|In Burgos, many families of people with intellectual disabilities have sent a document to the Spanish government.|
Burgos is a city in Spain.
In the document, the families are asking for more and improved services for people with intellectual disabilities.
They also want these care opportunities to be equally accessible in every place in Spain.
In a manifesto addressed to the Spanish government, families of people with intellectual disabilities in Burgos demanded the safeguarding of their rights.
Specifically, the families have urged the government to implement a service that provides proper care coordination and personal support, tailored to the needs of people with intellectual disabilities. Additionally, they wanted to see the removal of co-payment requirements for services, and demanded all care opportunities to be equally accessible in every Spanish region.
The manifesto is based on the opinions of more than 600 families in Spain, with in the research being carried out within the city of Villarcayo, Burgos. The manifesto was launched in the presence of the Minister of Family Affairs and Equal Opportunities Milagros Marcos, the President of FEAPS, Santiago López, and the President of the FEAPS department in the region of Castilla y León, Juan Pérez.
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