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Disabled pilgrims will be able to make reservations in public albergues

Pelegrin

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Primitivo June 2013
SJPP - Logroño June 2014
Ingles July2016
The news says that for Xacobeo21, disabled pilgrims will be allowed to make reservations in public albergues of Xunta de Galicia.
Also says:
- The Xunta albergues are going to be conditioned for disabled pilgrims.
- Some stages in Galicia and other Comunidades Autónomas will have audioguide system for blind pilgrims.
- 70 defribillators are going to be provided in Xunta albergues (all of them).

 
Camino(s) past & future
2013 Camino Frances SJPP / 2014 Camino Portugues / 2015 Camino Ingles / 2015 Hospitalero Training
2016 (fall) Camino Sanabre / Hospitalero?
The albergue at Ribadiso da Baixo has beautifully appointed accessible private facilities for pilgrims with limitations. Ultreia and thanks to the Xunta de Galicia.
 

henrythedog

Loved and fed by David
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2017, 2018, 2019, Ingles 2018, (Madrid 2019 partial - retired hurt!) (more planned)
Is it clear how ‘disabled’ is to be defined in this context?
 

JabbaPapa

"True Pilgrim"
Camino(s) past & future
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Is it clear how ‘disabled’ is to be defined in this context?
No idea, but it's likely a variable -- France for example issues no disability card unless you are 80% handicapped + (AKA basically wheelchair-bound), even if you are recognised as a handicapped person and on benefits conditionally from being handicapped more than 50% as I am.

But I will bring along my French disability papers when I start again next year, even though they are written in the most arcane and bureaucratically impenetrable manner imaginable, likely to be viewed as gibberish by any sensible non-French person unfamiliar with French bureaucratic madness.
 

SYates

Camino Fossil AD 1999, now living in Santiago de C
Camino(s) past & future
First: Camino Francés 1999
...
Last: Santiago - Muxia 2019

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Is it clear how ‘disabled’ is to be defined in this context?
You need a card or similar to show to the hospitaler@ on arrival. They MAY skip this part if the handicap is obvious, like when you arrive in a wheel chair. If it is less obvious it is well worth having the card PLUS a translation of it!, at hand. BC SY
 

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