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Amsterdam Nursing Homes

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There is lots of nursing homes in Amsterdam. If you are looking for a budget nursing home in Amsterdam you need to check by one with web-pages and contact numbers. Here we have listed the criterias that will make it easier for you to choose the right nursing home in Amsterdam. Although many people choose to stay at home when they get older, factors such as loneliness and isolation can lead to poor health and increased depression. Aim to enable and enable aged care home residents to forge new friendships and relationships, both within and outside the care community. This allows residents to pursue hobbies and pastimes they enjoyed before and now, and to experience new opportunities and experiences in a peaceful community setting. We also listed 3 nursing homes in Amsterdam here you can check.

Nursing Homes in Amsterdam

De Makroon

If you like a modern environment, but also want to enjoy the busy city center, De Makroon is in the right place. You live here protected and spacious, in the heart of Amsterdam. In the event of a chronic illness, disability or dementia, you will also find a safe nursing home in De Makroon. You can count on privacy and personal attention. There is excellent care and many committed volunteers.
Address
Nieuwe Passeerdersstraat 6
1016 XP Amsterdam
(020) 756 11 00
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Quick contact with a healthcare expert: 088 – 97 20 200
Web-page:  https://www.amstelring.nl/de-makroon

Zorggroep Amsterdam Oost

Amsterdam East care group

Zorggroep Amsterdam Oost (ZGAO) helps you to lead the life you want as much as possible. Together with carers, we try to offer the right care and support. At your home and at our locations.

Contact details
Mail: info@zgao.nl
Phone: 020 592 52 52

De Vermeer – Valuas Zorggroep

De Vermeer is located in Amsterdam’s Museum Quarter and was designed by the famous architects Cuypers and Stuyt. De Vermeer used to be the old sister house of the Boerhaave clinic.

Contact details
Johannes Vermeerstraat 31, 1071 DL Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 820 82 03 • info@valuaszorggroep.nl

How should a good nursing home be?

Physical Properties
Well-maintained buildings and areas
Having an accessible garden
Having pleasant views surrounding the nursing home
Be friendly and hospitable staff
Jul: The elderly care home should be clean
Proper temperature of the rooms

Accessibility
Easy access of your friends and family
Are there wide doors and wheelchair access inside and outside the building?

Staff
Being relevant to the staff
Knowledge of the lives and experiences of staff and residents
Having a manager on duty and a senior staff member on duty at all times
Having a staff ratio that is suitable for nursing home residents during the day, night and weekends
Staff have certificates and training in elderly care
All staff are trained in the care of dementia patients

Meeting maintenance needs
The nursing home evaluates the conditions and needs of new residents
Residents must have a designated staff member who is responsible for their own care, in particular
Involvement of residents and their families in decisions related to their care
The bathroom facilities meet your needs
Having accessible toilets all over the house
Assistance to residents to go to the toilet if necessary
Having a connection with a specific medical institution for residents of an elderly care home
Regular visits of medical personnel
The nursing home should be supporting those with sensory impairment or dementia
He must be informing his family or friends if a resident is sick

Daily Layouts
There should be safety regulations in place to make sure residents are safe
Residents should have a call ringing system
Residents should be able to choose their routines such as getting up and going to bed
Residents should be able to choose what to wear
The staff should be able to ensure that the clothes do not decongest among the residents

Food
Residents should be able to eat together if they want.
There should be a dietitian in a nursing home
Special dishes should be prepared according to the needs of residents

Social life and activities
Residents should be encouraged to stay active
He should be the coordinator of social services
Residents should be happy and busy
There should be furnished halls or social spaces, arranged in such a way as to allow small groups to socialize
There should be a reading room, a TV room, newspapers, books or services such as a mobile library, an Internet hairdresser
There should be regular social activities
There must be special occasions activities

Visitors
There should be a rule on visiting hours or the number of visitors
Are small children welcome
There should be an area where residents can spend time with visitors

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The minimum wage in the Netherlands for 2023 has been announced

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The minimum wage in the Netherlands for 2023 has been announced

In the Netherlands, the government increased the minimum wage by 10.15 percent for the first time since 1969. In 2023, the minimum minimum wage was increased to 1934 euros.

The energy crisis and the cost of living that came after the days of the pandemic affected the citizens and especially the employees very badly this year. The government announced a new support package for low-income people in its 2023 budget, which it announced recently.

The cabinet, which tries to provide support in certain areas to increase the purchasing power of the citizens, announced the minimum amount of minimum wage to be applied for 2023.

For the first time since the six-month hike of 8.05 percent in 1969, the cabinet has increased the minimum wage by 10.15 percent as a semi-annual increase. However, the gross minimum wage of 1,756.20 euros, valid in the second half of 2022, was increased to 1,934.40 euros as of January 1, 2023.

As of January 1, 2023, the legal gross minimum wage for full-time workers aged 21 and over will be:
Monthly: € 1,934,40
Weekly: € 446.40
Daily: € 89.28

The 10.15 percent increase to be applied to the minimum wage will also be reflected in all other allowances and aids such as AOW, social assistance and Wajong. As a result, the minimum wage increase will also have positive effects on the incomes of social assistance recipients and retirees.

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Canadian pop star Kris Wu jailed for sexual misconduct

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Canadian pop star Kris Wu jailed for sexual misconduct

Chinese-born Canadian singer Kris Wu was sentenced to 13 years in prison for raping three women in November and December 2020.

A year after the arrest of pop singer Kris Wu by a Beijing court in the Chinese capital, Beijing, he was found guilty of crimes, including sexual abuse, and sentenced to 13 years in prison.

According to The Guardian, the Beijing court ruled that the Chinese-born singer sexually abused three women in November and December 2020.

“Wu Yifan took advantage of three drunk women in his home,” the court said on its official WeChat account.

Wu was detained in Beijing on July 31, 2021, after an 18-year-old Chinese student accused him and other girls, some of them under 18, of inciting to have sex with him.

The student told the media at the time that Wu tried to persuade her to have sex after she was 17-years-old with alcohol.

The court also found Wu guilty of gathering crowds to have sexual intercourse in July 2018.

The tax office said Wu was ordered to pay around 600 million yuan for the crimes of “hiding personal income, tax evasion, as well as underpaying taxes”.

The court announced that Wu would be deported, but lawyers in China said such deportations usually take place after the sentence has been served.

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90% of hospitals in the Netherlands are at risk of loss by 2023

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90 of hospitals in the Netherlands are at risk of loss by 2023

It was stated that 90 percent of the hospitals in the Netherlands are at risk of making a loss in the next year due to the high inflation and the increase in personnel and energy costs.

In the news published in the local media, it was stated that the Dutch Hospitals Association (NVZ) had the Finance Ideas Institution conduct research in 56 hospitals in the country.

In the news, it was stated that 90 percent of hospitals are at risk of loss in the next year due to high inflation in the country and the increase in personnel and energy costs.

In the news, it was reported that hospitals were not allowed to increase health service fees in order to generate more income in order to meet the increasing energy and wage costs.

It was reported that NVZ President Ad Melkert evaluated the result of the research as “disturbing”, and pointed out that health insurance companies have not yet approached this and that time is running out.

“Hospitals now need all the resources to invest in the best care for their patients, good working conditions for healthcare professionals and the implementation of the recently signed Integrated Care Agreement,” Melkert said in the news. statements were also included.

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NS offers up to 75% discount on trains from the Netherlands to Belgium

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NS offers up to 75 discount on trains from the Netherlands to Belgium

Are you planning to go on a winter vacation? You are lucky; because on this Legendary Friday, NS International is offering a huge discount of up to 75% on train tickets to and from Belgium.

Tickets are sold online at (nsinternational.com) where you need to book directly.

Discounted train tickets to Belgium must be purchased between 25 – 28 November.

The campaign is valid for the travel period between 2 December 2022 and 28 February 2023.

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The Netherlands will make a worldwide apology for its history of slavery.

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The Netherlands will make a worldwide apology for its history of slavery.

The Dutch government will formally apologize for the country’s history of slavery at 8 separate locations around the world on Monday, December 19th.

Instead of paying compensation for slavery, the government will allocate 200m euros to raise awareness on this issue.

This development, announced by the Dutch public broadcaster NOS, was also confirmed by government sources in The Hague.

Seven government ministers will travel to the former Dutch colony of Suriname and the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Sint Eustatius, Saba and Sint Maarten on December 19.

Dutch ministers will here make a formal apology on behalf of the state for the country’s history of slavery.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte will also make an apology in The Hague on the same day.
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The weather will get colder next week in the Netherlands

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The weather will get colder next week in the Netherlands

According to the Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI), after a weekend of mild weather, the Netherlands will be affected by lower temperatures from the second half of next week. Temperatures can drop as low as 5 degrees from Wednesday.

On Friday and Saturday, light showers are expected in the east, with a mixture of clouds and sun. Temperatures will be 11 degrees on Friday and 9 degrees on Saturday.

Although the week will start with rain, drier weather is expected from Tuesday.

“As the week progresses, the effectiveness of cold weather will gradually increase,” KNMI said. Temperatures for Wednesday and Thursday are expected to be between 5 and 9 degrees. Next week will see cooler weather as temperatures drop below normal towards Saturday.

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Strict supervision of energy companies is required in the Netherlands

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Strict supervision of energy companies is required in the Netherlands

Consumers and Markets Authority wants strict monitoring of energy companies

The Consumers and Markets Authority has demanded that power companies be given stricter monitoring powers, saying rules for energy companies need to become much stricter to avoid new problems in the future.

Chairman of the Board Martijn Snoep says that the current problems in energy companies are not over yet and that adequate supervision is not provided by the current rules. “We can’t do the things we want to do, so we don’t control enough. The current laws were designed at a time when there was enough gas in the Netherlands, when there was no climate problem yet. So the system needs a fundamental overhaul,” Snoep told the NOS Radio 1 Journaal.

Insufficient control

Last year, several energy companies went bankrupt after the gas price skyrocketed. According to the regulator, the problems could not be avoided under the current rules. That’s why chairman Snoep advocates subjecting more than 60 energy companies to rules similar to those that banks currently have to deal with. Snoep thinks this will significantly reduce the risk of bankruptcy.

In addition to these, the Consumers and Markets Authority wants a guarantee fund to be established in case companies go bankrupt. According to Snoep, consumers can receive support from this fund for energy cost expenditures that change from day to day, as was the case with Welkom Energie customers last year.

Health insurance should be taken as an example

Snoep also wants the range of energy companies to be simpler and easier for consumers to compare. As with health insurance, demands are to have a fixed period during which consumers can switch from one supplier to another.

Currently, energy companies have difficulty in offering permanent contracts due to the great uncertainty in the energy market. Dutch Climate Minister Jetten announced that they are working on the possibility of determining by law that energy companies should offer permanent contracts.

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Netherlands to invest 50 million euros in bike lanes

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Netherlands to invest 50 million euros in bike lanes

Recent research shows that accident-related casualties among cyclists will increase in the coming years if no action is taken by the Dutch government.

As more and more Dutch and foreign bikers cycle along the lanes, accidents are also becoming inevitable. The Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Harbers, has a plan to prevent further loss of life.

Minister Harbers announced that 50 million euros will be invested in bike lanes to improve bike safety for groups more prone to accidents.

These investments are expected to be aimed at preventing accidents that occur especially in the places where the elderly live and in sports and school environments.

Older people are one of the most cycling groups in the Netherlands, but they are at higher risk of being seriously injured in these accidents. This is why it becomes even more important to provide them with extra protection.

Similarly, it is common in the Netherlands to see children growing up on bicycles. This means that children, as well as the elderly, should be considered at the forefront of measures against bicycle accidents. According to studies, about 1 in 5 cyclists who visited the emergency room after an accident was younger than 17 years old.

In addition, more than 80% of serious bicycle accidents in 2019 are related to a motor vehicle. Therefore, great steps need to be taken in this area as well.

Cycle lanes are getting more crowded as more people enjoy cycling in the Netherlands. Naturally, the tendency for accidents to occur with different vehicles traveling at different speeds is also growing.

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Energy prices will rise in the Netherlands in 2024

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Energy prices will rise in the Netherlands in 2024

Energy prices in the Netherlands are expected to rise in 2024.

According to the homeowners association VEH, the average gas and electricity bill will increase by around 2,500 euros in 2024.

VEH director Cindy Kremer calculated to Telegraaf that the spike will rise sharply once the Dutch Government stops stabilizing energy prices.

This month and next month in the Netherlands, many households will receive 190 euros per month from the government due to high energy costs. The government temporarily reduced VAT on gas and electricity from 21 percent to 9 percent. Next year, a price cap on average energy consumption will continue to apply.

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900,000 people could not find a home in the Netherlands last year

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900000 people could not find a home in the Netherlands last year

It was announced last year that nearly 900,000 people in the Netherlands said they wanted to move but could not find a home.

According to the Dutch Housing Survey conducted by the Netherlands Statistical Institute for 3 years, 900,000 people could not find a place to move in 2021. It was announced that this figure was 400,000 in 2015.

While the percentage rate of this figure was 3 in 2015, it increased to over 6 percent in 2021. The number of people who wanted to move but could not move due to housing shortages more than doubled.

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