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Service for International Social and Health Relations

ULSS 20 Verona (Veneto region, Italy)

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ULSS 20 Verona

Via della Valverde, 42
37122 Verona (Italy)
Phone: (0039) 045 807 5511
Fax: (0039) 045 807 5640
Web: www.ulss20.verona.it

Through its regional district services known as ULSS Unità Locale Socio-Sanitaria (Local Public Health and Social Authority), the Veneto Region represents one of the rare cases where healthcare and social services are integrated under a single authority.

ULSS 20 Verona is one of these authorities providing social and health services in the Verona Province. ULSS 20 Verona responds directly to the Director General, the Financial Director and the Directors for Social and Health Services. The area of ULSS 20 Verona covers 36 municipalities (452.293 beneficiaries), and it is located in the North East of Italy, one of the most developed areas in Europe.

Services

ULSS 20 Verona provides a wide range of services for people with disabilities living in the Verona province such as:

  • Collective prevention
  • Medical care (general and specific)
  • Hospital care
  • Welfare at home for disabled people
  • Social assistance

Competences

The competences of ULSS 20 Verona can be divided in 4 macrostructures:

  • Hospital:
    4 Hospitals (San Bonifacio, Tregnago, Marzana and Cologna Veneta) and other structures. The new San Bonifacio Hospital is one of the most modern hospitals in Europe and its annual average of patients is 11.000.
  • Social and Health:
    4 Districts with several clinics, psychological care, vaccination services, doctors on duty, pharmacies and offices.
  • Addictions:
    Drug prevention, hospital and home care, pathology prevention and rehabilitation.
  • Prevention:
    Screenings, hygiene and health , workplace safety, food hygiene, nurturance hygiene and veterinary service.