Catalan Association of Relatives, Users and Collaborators of Geriatric Centers
A work of commitment
The Catalan Association of Familiars i Usuaris de Centres Geriàtrics - ACFUC - is a non-profit association established in 1997 and registered in the Registry of Associations of the Department of Justice of the Generalitat of Catalonia with number 19846 and in the Registry of Private Entities of Social Initiative of the Department of Social Welfare with the number E0-2939, and also constituted as a Guardian Institution for legally disabled older people (Registered Service with the number S0-4085 ACFUC is recognized as an Association declared with a character of social interest and as a public utility entity).
The Association was born as a result of the concerns and questions of a group of people with a common point: they all had a relative or a friend in an assisted geriatric center, affected by a degenerative psycho-geriatric illness and / or in the process of incapacitation.
ACFUC is born from the family and for the family. ACFUC's main objective is to exercise guardianship of legally incapacitated elderly people. ensure the quality of life of people admitted to geriatric centers, alleviate the difficult situation of entering a family member in a geriatric center and sensitize society in relation to the problems of this social sector.