The agricultural crops evolve the first attempt of work rehabilitation made in the psychiatric hospital since Nov. 1991 during the intervention of the 815/84 regulation.
Initially the first Agricultural Cooperative “disturbs” the daily life rhythm in the institution, but with slow but steady strides and despite many controversies it gives the spur new similar efforts in the philosophy of work rehabilitation and transformation of the staff’s labour role.
Since 2003 this activity is one of the basic operations of KoiSPE. The crops are in 3 open-air fields in different locations on the island, totally extending 12.000m2.
The production runs to 40 tons a year of about 20 different kinds of vegetables. 80% is absorbed by the Leros State Hospital and 20% goes to the free market.
Since 2003 this activity is one of the basic operations of KoiSPE