Terms used in official statistics

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Regional care and therapy centre


A centre which provides round-the clock care and upbringing of a child deprived in part or in full of paternal care, who due to their health condition require specialist care and rehabilitation and cannot be placed in family foster care or a care and education centre.

The total number of 30 children at most may be placed in a regional care and therapy centre at the same time.

  • Act of 9 June 2011 on Family Support and Foster Care System
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2024 r. poz. 177, z późn. zm.)

High-level terms

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Badań Społecznych i Rynku Pracy