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Lázsló Bercse is vice-president of
Inclusion Europe and chair of EPSA.
Lázsló Bercse talked about
deinstitutionalisation in Czechia.
Czechia has done a lot for deinstitutionalisation.
1,000 people moved from institutions
to community-based services.
Many institutions are closed.
Community-based services can provide
knowledge and share experiences with others.
There are many experienced and motivated people
working to change deinstitutionalisation.
Many regions are very active and
do a lot to support deinstitutionalisation.
There is a lack of direction and control
of deinstitutionalisation in countries.
be spread all over the countries.
There are 12,000 people with
disabilities living in institutions.
People with disabilities should use existing
housing and support services.
Lázsló Bercse finds it very
useful to use your own money
to pay for houses.
To make sure people with disabilities
can choose the best support services.
Support services must
be free for everyone.
All institutions should be closed.
People with disabilities should be able to
use places that they have as their houses.
NGOs have to use European Union‘s money for
support services, education, and to raise awareness.
The European Union should control better
their money to help people with disabilities.
Self-advocates should participate in deinstitutionalisation.
Self-advocates should say their ideas and needs.
Self-advocates should decide
where, with whom, and how to live.
Guardianship should end.
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