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Planning the transfer of resources

A 25 minute presentation by Georgette Mulheir, Lumos CEO, as part of training on deinstitutionalisation. The presentation covers: transferring resources across from institutional care to community based care/ services; financial benefit of deinstitutionalisation; the cost of institutional care (versus support to families/ foster care); case study example of deinstitutionalisation/ reallocation of resources to community based care, including for children with disabilities from the Czech Republic- which also covers how to effectively advocate for change; case study example from Moldova regarding cost-benefits of institutional care versus family based care.

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