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Italy (Bolzano) / Social care / Law 08 November 2000, n. 328. Framework law for the implementation of the integrated system of interventions and social services

IT26_IT0_Law 08 November 2000, n. 328. Framework law for the implementation of the integrated system of interventions and social services_2000

Name of the country Italy (Bolzano)
Sector Social care
Name of the document (original) Legge 08 novembre 2000 , n. 328. Legge quadro per la realizzazione del sistema integrato di interventi e servizi sociali
Name of the document (English) Law 08 November 2000, n. 328. Framework law for the implementation of the integrated system of interventions and social services
Administrative level National
Type of the document Legislaton
Year of adoption 2000
Foreseen duration Unlimited
Sector Social care
Territorial unit (NUTS/LAU) IT0
Authority The Chamber of Deputies and the Senate
Availability in English No
Legally binding Legally binding
SGI coverage SSGI
Integration as a concept Yes
Integration elements
Actors
Policies
Adm. levels
Fin. sources
Others
Description Collaboration between Minister of social solidarity, health, university and sientific research, employment The planning and organization of the integrated system of interventions and social services lies with the local authorities, the regions and the State pursuant to Legislative Decree 31 March 1998, n. 112, and of this Act, according to the principles of subsidiarity The implementation of the integrated system of interventions and social services uses a split-funding which contributes according differentiated responsibilities and budgets relating to their balance sheets of local authorities, the regions and the State Social services with the use of funding from European funds For the promotion and achievement of objectives of Social policy, the state allocates resources of the National Fund for Social Policies
Major objectives Guarantee an integrated system of interventions and social services to individuals and families
Short Summary This law guarantees to individuals and families an integrated system of interventions and social services, promotes actions to ensure the quality of life, equal opportunities, non-discrimination and the rights of citizenship, prevents, eliminates or reduces the conditions of disability, need and individual distress and family, resulting from inadequate income, social problems and conditions of non-autonomy (Art. 1).
Definition integrated system of intervention: The integrated system of interventions and social services is realized through coordinated policies and performance in the various sectors of social life, integrating services to the person and family with any economic measures, and the definition of active paths to achieve optimal resource efficiency, prevent overlapping responsibilities and sectoralisation answers (Art. 21).
The law also provides the co-operation between state, regions, local authorities, associations promote the delivery and quality of the services together. The planning and organization of integrated system and social services is regulated according to the principle of subsidiarity, cooperation, effectiveness and efficiency, affordability as well as the responsibilities and uniqueness of the local authorities (Art. 1/3).
Local authorities, the regions and the state, within their respective competences, recognize and facilitate the role of non-profit organizations of utilities' social, of the cooperation bodies, associations and social promotion organizations, foundations and of patronage institutions, voluntary organizations with which the State has concluded pacts, agreements or arrangements operating in the sector's planning, organization and management of the integrated system of interventions and social services (Art. 1/4). These entities and actors are responsible for the management and the supply of services.
This Act promotes the active participation of citizens, the contribution of trade unions, social associations and the protection of users to achieve the institutional purposes of paragraph 1 (Art. 1/6).
The legal act provides the coordination and integration with health interventions and education as well as' with the active training policies, starting and reintegration into work. Furthermore, it provides coordination and cooperation between the different institutional levels and actors, entities participating with their own resources to the realization of the network, the most representative trade unions at national level as well as local health institutions (Art. 3/2).
The persons referred to in Article 1, paragraph 3, for the purpose of this Act, may use the agreements provided for in Article 2, paragraph 203, of Law December 23, 1996, n. 662, also in order to ensure adequate participation in the initiatives and EU funding (Art. 3/3).
Art. 4 describes the financing of the social policy system. The implementation of the integrated system of interventions and social services uses a split-funding to which the person referred to in Article 1, paragraph 3 contribute according to differentiated skills and budgets relating to their balance sheets. The municipalities, individually and together, are responsible for the activation costs of the interventions and social services in favor of the person and the community. Regions according to their competences provide for the allocation of the funds of the state and co-finance interventions and social services .
The municipalities are the holders of administrative functions concerning social interventions carried out at the local level and contribute to regional programming. These functions are exercised by municipalities adopting the spatial plan the most 'functional structure management, spending and the relationship with the citizens, according to the procedures' laid down by the Law of 8 June 1990, n. 142, as last amended by Law August 3, 1999, n. 265 (Art. 6). The municipalities are further responsible for programming, protecting and realizing the local system of social service network, service delivery, accreditation and supervision of social services and structures for residential and semi-residential managed publicly or by the subjects defined in art. 8/3f and art. 9/1c as well as participation in the procedure for the identification of geographical areas, for the purposes of determining priority of access to benefits and services.
Art. 7 defines the functions of the provinces: collection of status quo and data on needs and resources available by the municipalities and other institutions to contribute to the implementation of the information system of social services, analysis of the supply of care to target the more relevant ones in the province and provide necessary support for coordination for the municipalities and local authorities, promotion and activation of training initiatives.
The regions exercise the functions of planning, coordination and guidance of social interventions as well as verification of the relevant implementation at the local level and governing the integration of measures themselves, with particular reference to the health and social services (Art. 8)
The state directs and coordinates the social policy and adjusts this when necessary. It determines the principles and objectives of social policy with the national Plan. Id sets the essential and uniform levels of the functioning of the health care, activities for children and adults. Fixes the minimum structural and organizational requirements for service provision and it is responsible for the allocation of the resources of the national fund (Art. 9).
1. National Plan: Every three years the government prepares, the National plan of interventions and social services, taking into account the financial resources identified in accordance with Article 4 as well as 'ordinary resources already' allocated to social spending by local authorities. It is adopted by the Council of Ministers (Art. 18).
2. Area Plan: The common associates, within the territorial limits referred to in Article 8, paragraph 3, letter a), to protect the rights of the population, in agreement with the joined companies of local health, shall, with the available resources, in accordance Article 4, for the social and socio-health interventions, according to the indications of the regional plan referred to in Article 18, paragraph 6, define the area plan, which identifies: the strategic objectives and priorities of intervention as well as the tools and the means for its realization; the organizational methods services, financial resources, structural and professional (Art. 19)
3. National Fund for Social Policies: for the promotion and achievement of social policy objectives, the state allocates resources of the National Fund for Social Policies (Art. 20). This fund increased by 300 million euro per year from the year 2015.
Centralised/decentralised Decentralised
Governance model
Public services
Concession
Public-private partnership
Co-operative
Others private bodies
Comments
Measures National plan and regional plans of interventions and social services
Area Plan
National Fund for Social Policies
Information system of social services
Type of finance
EU
Federal/national
State/cantonal/provincial
Regional
Local
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Sources of finance
Private
Public
Stakeholders' list
Federal/national State Minister of social solidarity, health, university and sientific research, employment
State/provincial/departmental Province Associations and social promotion authority Trade unions Social Associations
Regional
Inter-communal
Local Municipalities
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