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Reports

Acting on the recommendations of the NPM, the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration informed the NPM that special attention was paid to the nutrition of migrants in reception centers, and that the correctness and quality of the same are controlled by the national authorities. They further state that the reception centers have improved the practice of recording and sharing wardrobes and other items from donations to migrants.

The commissariat also stated that together with the decrease in the number of migrants, the centers significantly improved the hygiene of the common rooms.

In April and May 2018, NPM visited 8 Reception Centers in Serbia - Preševo, Bosilegrad, Bujanovac, Vranje, Principovac, Adaševci, Divljana and Pirot, and on this occasion sent recommendations for improving the position of migrants.

In accordance with the recommendation of the NPM, the Home for elderly in Krusevac has enabled following of the television program for users who, because of their disabilities, can not participate in the everyday contents that are offered. Furthermore, the NPM was informed that the fixation of the beneficiaries is no longer being applied, since the Psychiatrist is not permanently employed in the Home, but occasionally arrives on the basis of the Complementary Work Agreement.

The NPM visited the Home for elderly in Krusevac on 8 and 9 February 2018, after which the Home was provided with a Report on the visit with recommendations for improvement.

In accordance with the recommendation of the NPM, the Home for elderly in Krusevac has enabled following of the television program for users who, because of their disabilities, can not participate in the everyday contents that are offered. Furthermore, the NPM was informed that the fixation of the beneficiaries is no longer being applied, since the Psychiatrist is not permanently employed in the Home, but occasionally arrives on the basis of the Complementary Work Agreement.

The NPM visited the Home for elderly in Krusevac on 8 and 9 February 2018, after which the Home was provided with a Report on the visit with recommendations for improvement.

Acting on the recommendations of the NPM, the Psychiatric Service of the General Hospital in Krusevac rearranges the space in which the outpatient clinic and room for medical personnel will be transferred, and steps are being taken gradually to ensure a positive therapeutic environment for patients.

The hospital introduced medical workers with a recommendation that the history of the disease should be systematized and complete, as well as containing all diagnostic data and changes. Further, the hospital will provide information on patients' rights and they will be visible and available in an appropriate form for patients.

The NPM team visited the General Hospital in Krusevac on 8 and 9 February 2018, after which the Hospital was sent a visit report with recommendations for improvement.

The Ministry of Interior informed the Protector of Citizens that, in accordance with the recommendations of the National Preventive Mechanism,  an intercom for calling police officers on duty and a notice about the video surveillance were set up in the police custody of the Užice Police Department, and that the the privacy of the retained persons when using the toilet is ensured.

The National Preventive Mechanism visited the Užice Police Department on April 19, 2018, after which, in the Report on the visit, it made the recommendations for improvement of the conditions in the room where retained citizens are placed.