complaint lodged against Finland by the Association of Care Giving Relatives and Friends
has been declared admisible
Association of Care Giving Relatives and Friends
v. Finland, Complaint No.
The decision on the admissibility of the European Committee of Social Rights in the complaint Association of Care Giving Relatives and Friends v. Finland, No. 70/2011 is now public.
The complaint was registered on 6 July 2011. The decision on admissibility was adopted on 7 December 2011.
The complainant organisation alleges that the system of financial support for family and friend caregivers is not equal, as it varies according to their place of residence in Finland.
The complainant organisation invokes Article 23 (right of elderly persons to social protection) of the Revised Social Charter.
Decision on admissibility