Rest house

The rest house is an institution for rest of workers in favorable climatic, landscape and sanitary-hygienic conditions. Vouchers to rest homes, administered by the trade unions, are provided to workers in mostly free or with a discount of 70% at the expense of the social insurance.
In a rest house are accepted (for 12-24 days) practically healthy persons. There are holiday homes weekend (one-, two-day), for parents with children, pregnant women, youth, floating (on sea and river ships). Mode in the house of rest is based primarily on the hardening of tourists and possibly longer they stay outdoors (Hiking, excursions, physical education and sports).
For tempering to use solar and air baths in the Aero tanning beds and on the beaches, sea and river swimming, swimming in pools, showers, cold water, wiping, and so on, as well as ultraviolet radiation in Patriach. Much attention is paid to cultural and sanitary-educational work in accordance with the established schedule, including appropriate alternation motor mode, nutrition, cultural entertainment, rest and sleep. In large rest homes (more than 350 seats) established the position of a doctor in a small (200-350 persons)- nurse, in all holiday homes - a post of the nurse. In rest homes, where there is no doctor, his duties within their competence carry out the medical assistant and a nurse. Their duties include monitoring compliance with holidaymakers established regime, conducting tempering procedure, sanitary state of the canteen as well as organizing and taking part in the sanitary-educational work, the provision of emergency first aid (for injuries and acute diseases). Cm. also Aerotherapy, Heliotherapy, Hardening, bathing.