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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COPNI code 05.1.0

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 05 - Social protection
  • Group: 05.1 - Social protection services
  • Class: 05.1.0 - Social protection services

Explanatory note

This class includes the following NPISHs:
- Retirement homes for elderly persons, residences for disabled persons, rehabilitation centres providing long-term support for patients rather than health care and rehabilitative therapy, schools for disabled persons where the main aim is to help students overcome their disability;
- organizations that provide home-cleaning services, meal programmes, day-care centres, day-care services, holiday-care and transport services for elderly and disabled persons;
- orphanages, crèches, nurseries, play schools, day-care centres and other child-minding facilities;
- organizations that provide counselling, guidance, arbitration, fostering and adoption services for families;
- single-parent agencies and services, family violence shelters;
- organizations that provide counselling to persons who are disaster victims, victims of assault and abuse and potential suicides;
- organizations that provide temporary shelters or housing for homeless persons;
- organizations that provide long-term support for persons who are gamblers, alcohol abusers and substance abusers;
- organizations that provide cash assistance, food, clothing, shelter and other services to persons who are refugees, immigrants, destitute and low-income earners;
- organizations that seek to improve conditions in prisons, including prison visitors and social rehabilitation;
- organizations that seek to provide opportunities for economic or social development for deprived groups of persons, whether in their own country or abroad.

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