Psychiatric hospital Lopača
The activity of the Psychiatric hospital Lopača includes diagnostics, medical treatment, rehabilitation and re-socialisation of patients suffering from mental disorders. 92 staff members are employed at the hospital..
The hospital has a capacity of 165 beds, out of which accommodation for 50 patients is financed at the expense of the city budget, within the Social Programme of the City of Rijeka. We should point out that the necessities and interest shown by Rijeka citiyens in the operation of such an institution are huge.
Child Centre “Tić”
The child centre “Tić” within sojourn provided on a half-day basis, offers professional psychological and social assistance, first of all to children without parents, children from Rijeka and the whole Primorje Gorski Kotar County, the Istria County and the Lika and Senj County, neglected by their parents, or whose parents abuse their parental duties
The Department of Health and Social Welfare provides support by employing suitable professionals, allowing free use of the premises and developing a number of preventive programmes, thus enabling a number of children to get specialised professional assistance.
At the institution “Tić” children can get assistance and support in the event of sexual, emotional, or physical harassment and/or negligence; parents’ divorce; family violence or peer violence; learning problems; excessively aggressive behaviour and when they need assistance in developing social skills. On their own initiative parents and guardians of minors can join the School for divorced parents, School for parents (who have a need to adopt knowledge and skills to become successful parents) or the School for single parents (psychological support for single parent families).
Psychological and social assistance is offered by a professional team made of psychologists, a social worker, educator, paediatricians and a psychiatrist. Volunteers specially educated to work with victims of abuse and negligence are also included in the Institution’s activities.