SalcburgAccommodation and treatment in social welfare institutions with a special focus on homes for the elderly and restrictions on freedom with excessive medication was the topic of a meeting of the Network of national preventive mechanisms of Southeast Europe, held in Salzburg from 20 to 22 April 2016. On behalf of the National Preventive Mechanism of the Republic of Serbia (NPM), the meeting attended Milos Jankovic, Deputy Ombudsman and coordinator of the Serbian NPM and Milan M. Marković, Legal Adviser of the Initiative for the rights of people with mental disabilities MDRI-S and member of the team NPM Serbia. They presented experiences from the visits to the residential social care institutions in the Republic of Serbia.