The cost of living in Lebanon has increased over the past few years; moreover unemployment and inflation are on the rise in a country where the minimum wage barely covers basic daily needs of those who are employed.
As a result, the majority of the Lebanese population is forced to relocate or even immigrate for work or to pursue of a better lifestyle.
This has caused a decline in our social fabric, in several ways, some of which are:
Meanwhile, and for those who stay in Lebanon, the pressure of meeting daily socio-economic needs, the absence of state intervention and assistance have forced our elderly to live in isolation, or to be accompanied, in most cases, by untrained foreign assistants.
To address this social and health issue, the Socio-Medical Mutual Fund proposes a human-centered nursing home concept, the Retirement and Convalescence Home.
Our vision for the Retirement and Convalescence Home is to create a welcoming environment for older people and for those who are too frail to continue living in their own homes, by providing the highest standards of residential and nursing care built around their specific needs.
Our Planned Services
Through the centre, we aim to:
We believe that everyone has the right to rehabilitation and nursing care which is individually designed tomeet their specific ne
The two buildings that will house the center have already been acquired by the Socio-Medical Mutual Fund.
Furthermore, a team of engineers, architects, doctors and other expert consultants have put together plans for these two buildings to bring them up to required standard and refurbish them to include all necessary medical equipment.