Tag: elderly

A €5 a week increase for pensioners

The benefit given to those who employ a carer will now be increased to €6,000 annually. Moreover the criteria for eligibility will be widened and will also include people with disability.

Covid-19: “Elderly deaths should not be justified because of age” –...

On the occasion of the International Day of the Elderly.

A further 22 residents cured of COVID-19 in St Joseph’s Home

The number of people cured in this nursing home has now totalled 55.

57 elderly people contracted coronavirus in four care homes

In a statement on Sunday, the Social Solidarity Ministry that the four care homes are Simblija, Casa Antonia, Casa San Paolo and St Joseph Residence.

Some elderly people transferred to hotel, others remain at Dar Sant’Anna...

Not all the elderly staying at Dar Sant'Anna residence at Gozo General Hospital have been transferred to the Downtown Hotel also located in Victoria, Partit Nazzjonalista highlighted in a statement on Thursday.

Government does not mind putting the elderly at risk – PN

According to PN, Malta will be repeating everything it has gone through, if not worse.

Fewer elderly deaths recorded during pandemic

Fewer deaths have been recorded among the elderly in hospitals and residential facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic than in the corresponding period of 2019, information tabled in Parliament shows.

Watch: Elderly men in care homes get Father’s Day gifts

Elderly men in government owned care homes or in homes which are covered by a public-private partnership have received a gift for Father's Day, on initiative of the Welfare Committee within the Active Ageing Parliamentary Secretariat.

Telecare service installation available for free

Connected Care, the provider of the Telecare service, has been offering elderly and vulnerable customers fee-free installation throughout the current Covid-19 outbreak, helping these communities to access this important 24x7 emergency service.

Over 170,000 make use of POYC; 1,089 applied for the medicine...

170,968 people make use of the service Pharmacy Of Your Choice better known as the POYC. This information was provided by the Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne in his reply to a Parliamentary question by Nationalist MP Ivan Bartolo.