Media Investigations

Cristina’s lagers

On the morning of July 5, 2018, a man in his 60s enters the gate of the house at 96 Eroilor Avenue, Voluntari, and is registered as a beneficiary of the social care home for dependent persons that operates here.

“Harmony” Social Care Home

Close to the Minister for Equal Opportunities, Gabriela Firea, receives tens of thousands of euros a month, public money, for the care of people with severe intellectual and/or psychosocial disabilities who actually live among bedbugs and in the smell of urine and faeces.

Social „Care” Home – Saint Gabriel the Great

In 2012, under pressure from Europe, the Romanian state was forced to de-institutionalize people with physical and mental disabilities from the nursing homes for which Romania became world famous in the first years after the Revolution. Gradually, in a process that began then and is still ongoing, people have ended up in sheltered housing or small residential social care homes in the community.