In order to practise as a Carer in a small residential unit in the Repbulic of Cyprus, natural or legal persons need to register at the Social Welfare Services of the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance.
The term "Carer" refers to any person who undertakes to take care, in a small residential unit, up to five individuals (including family members), over the age of eighteen years old, who due to a disability or advanced age or any other reasons or circumstances are in need of care and treatment.
Every natural or legal person is eligible to register as a Carer, provided that Social Welfare Services is satisfied that he/she is suitable for this purpose and the premises and equipment to be used are suitable.
The Application form for the Registration of a Carer (small residential unit) can be submitted either electronically through the PSC Cyprus or by contacting directly the competent authority:
Social Welfare Services
Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance
2063 Strovolos, Nicosia
Tel.: +357 22406703, +357 22406757
Fax: +357 22667907
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
The application form should be accopmanied by the following documents: