The Minister of Family and Equal Opportunities, Violante Tomás, visited the Day Center for people with intellectual disabilities Andrés Martínez Cánovas de La Unión, dependent of the Murciano Institute of Social Action, IMAS, which serves 41 people.
The users of the center are distributed in work groups according to their level of autonomy, abilities, aptitudes, interests and demands of the users.
16 of them participate in a pottery workshop, nine do it in a computer workshop and the other 16 participate in a gardening workshop.
The center also carries out other relaxation workshops, assisted animal therapy, music therapy or gastronomic training several days a week.
During her visit, the counselor recalled that the center arose at the request of a group of parents and since 2010 depends on the IMAS.
"It is an example of how a family demand can end up being a great reference center in personalized attention and adapted to the needs of its users."