Health & Social Care Trips to Budapest

Budapest has a long association with health and therapy. The city's natural springs have been in use for their therapeutic properties since Roman times.  The city is home to some pioneering and internationally acclaimed Health and Social Care institutions which your students can visit and observe.

A visit to the Peto Institute is top of the list where“Conductive Education” therapy was pioneered to help people of all ages with motor disorders.  Other excursions include guided tours of the The Vadaskert Child Psychiatry Hospital as well as a children's home and drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre.  

Budapest is a beautiful and thought provoking destination in which to inspire and demonstrate practices in Health and Social care.

Prices start from£239pp

Popular itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Transfer to UK airport and flight to Budapest Arrive in Budapest & check into accommodation Evening meal
2 Visit to the Peto Institute Folklore Evening
3 Vadaskert Foundation visit Local school visit Evening meal
4 Guided walking tour of Budapest Transfer to Budapest airport for flight back to the UK Arrive in the UK & travel on to school
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Morning Transfer to UK airport and flight to Budapest
Afternoon Arrive in Budapest & check into accommodation
Evening Evening meal
Morning Visit to the Peto Institute
Evening Folklore Evening
Morning Vadaskert Foundation visit
Afternoon Local school visit
Evening Evening meal
Morning Guided walking tour of Budapest
Afternoon Transfer to Budapest airport for flight back to the UK
Evening Arrive in the UK & travel on to school

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Places to Stay

Reasons to Visit

Cseppko Children's Home

The visit to a children's home includes a presentation by the manager who will talk about the child care system in Hungary, which is based on the preference to place children at families rather than children’s homes. It will include a tour of the facilities of the home as well as a talk about the problem of juvenile refugees without parents.

Peto Institute

Visit the pioneering Peto Institute in Budapest. The Institute is a world renowned centre for children with disabilites such as Cerebal Palsy. The method of 'Conductive Education' was pioneered here and has shown dramatic results in the improving mobility skill of the disabled. The visit consists of a film presentation, explanation of the Petö method as well as observing therapies being practiced.

Philanthropist Foundation

The Alcohol-Drug Rehabilitation Institute of the Philanthropist Foundation is a place of care where alcohol, drug and gambling addicts can get therapy within a complex, long-term and residential system. This institute is the largest of its kind in the country offering health and social rehabilitation including alongside work therapy, extra-curricular training, "protected" employment, follow-up and evaluation. Rehabilitation takes place within the therapeutic community model.

Vadaskert Foundation

The Vadaskert Foundation is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic. Established in 1989, the Foundation for Children's Mental Health defined its goal as the establishment of a state-of-art model, which manages the medical, educational and social problems of psychologically ill children within one institution. In accordance with its original goal, the Foundation operates several interdependent units which focus on different mental health issues.

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