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Legal tip 39. Law on Autonomy and disabled care in Spain
04 February 2009 @ 12:15

Law 39/2006, of December 14, promotion of personal autonomy and care for people in a situation of dependency (Law Unit), creates a new individual right of citizenship in the Spanish State: the right of people can not fend for themselves, particularly the elderly and people with disabilities to receive the necessary attention from the authorities.

Act also creates the System for Autonomy and Care Unit (SAAD), which, based on respect for the constitutional framework established statutory powers, serves as a channel for collaboration and participation of all government involved and to optimize public and private resources available.

In addition to the information that the individuals concerned may demand for social services, the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs has prepared two specific channels of attention:

The toll-free information on the Law of Unit 900 40 60 80
The website
 By Maria L. de Castro

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