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Invitation for Written Submissions - Inquiry into the regulation of geriatric care facilities

21 Oct 2016

Joint Select Committee on Social Srevices and Public Administration

(Including Education, Health, Gender, Tourism, Public Administration, Labour, Culture, Community Development and Other Social Srevices)


The above-named Committee has commenced an inquiry into existing arrangements and possible options for regulating geriatric care facilities.

The Committee is inviting all stakeholders and interested persons to submit written comments / suggestions / recommendations related to the subject of the inquiry.

The objectives of this inquiry are:

i.          To assess the systems in place to regulate and monitor geriatric care facilities/ old age Homes Trinidad and Tobago;

ii.         To determine the prevalence of cases of abuse and negligence of the elderly at Geriatric Care Facilities/ Old Age homes;

iii.       To assess the efficacy of existing legislative framework relative to Geriatric facilities;

iv.        To determine whether there is a need for an expansion in the capacity of geriatric care facilities/old age homes in Trinidad and Tobago.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS FRIDAY NOVEMBER 04, 2016 Wednesday November 9, 2016.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary to the Committee as stated below or can be forwarded via email to jscsspa@ttparliament.org.

The Secretary
The Joint Select Committee on Social Srevices and Public Administration
Office of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago
Levels G-8, Tower D
International Waterfront Centre
1A Wrightson Road
 Port of Spain

Guidelines for Written Submissions