The Theoretical and Legal Aspects of Social Services for Sick and Disabled People In Russia
The continued difficult socio-economic situation in Russia combined with population ageingtendency requires special attention of the state. According to the lawall vulnerable categories of the population including elderly, disabled people, families with sick children receive social support. The Russian legal andregulatory framework allowed tocreate extensive network of social serviceinstitutionsof differenttypes, to expand the range of services providing individual approach to each person. One of the main directions of social work with patients and disabled people in Russia now is to develop social services system using modern technologies and methods. The ongoing modernization of social services system is aimed at improving social life due to focusing on a specific person with his needs and diseases.