‘Care BnB’- the town where the mentally ill lodge with locals

Residents in Geel have been taking in mentally ill strangers for hundreds of years. Now academics are looking to the small Flemish town for social care ideas Maria Lenaerts was seven years old when she came home from school one day to find a stranger at the kitchen table.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/18/radical-kindness-belgian-town-fostering-vulnerable-people-tradition

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