Tag: Minister Michael Falzon

Watch: Controlled visits in elderly homes not longer than 15 mins...

Minister for the Family, Children's Rights and Social Solidarity Michael Falzon and Parliamentary Secretary for Active Ageing and Persons with Disability Silvio Parnis give a media briefing about visits in elderly homes.

Malta addresses Geneve conference on children’s rights

Malta has been chosen to address a joint statement issued by The Group of Friends on Child and Armed Conflict. This was announced in a press release issued by the Ministry for Children’s Rights. The conference is being held in Geneva.

20 making use of night shelters

Twenty men and women are making use of the night shelters set up for elderly people who may not feel comfortable sleeping in their own homes at night, according to figures tabled in parliament yesterday evening. The service is against payment of €2 a night, and at present, 20 people aged between 65 and 85 were making use of it.

Beds in St Vincent de Paul cost €122 per night

Each bed for the residents of Saint Vincent de Paul adds uo to a total cost of €122.19 per night. This was...

Children’s NGO praises new law supporting children

The NGO Advocacy4Legacy, has commended Governmental legislation to support children.They state that they believe the way it factors into wider social and economic challenges...