Association for palliative and hospice care supports legislative initiative of Feldman O., member of parliament of Ukraine (Party of Regions) concerning the persons who are held in detention centers Ukraine, about their right to short visits in connection with the death or serious illness of a close relative. The implementation of such a provision would represent a humanization policy towards incurablly ill in our country and the gradual introduction of world standards and values ​​in social and political life. However, we note that even if the bill shall be supported in the relevant committee and be voted as a Law of Ukraine, there are a lot of work is ahead: the actual procedure for short-term visits of persons should be determined by special regulations, which will be developed and implemented by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

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