Utena Social Care Home (hereinafter referred to as ‘care home’) is an institution under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Ministry of Social Security and Labour’), the purpose of which is to ensure the long-term (short-term) social care of fully or partially dependent elderly people who necessarily need permanent intensive care by specialists. Elderly persons with significant special needs and persons with 0-40 % working capacity, special nursing or constant care (assistance) needs or significant or medium-level special needs due to intellectual disability or mental disorder are accommodated in the care home.