Entries by Victor Formosa

More than €560,000 in funds for Dar tal-Providenza

Dar tal-Providenza has received more than €560,000 in funds under the Operational Assistance Scheme. This scheme was announced by the government last June as part of its plan for economic regeneration. This donation will help the Home to soften the impact of workers’ wages and also compensate for the severe dwindling in donations during the […]

Evolve by RS Group donate food to Dar tal-Providenza

Today a variety of party food items were delivered to Dar tal-Providenza. The items were part of a 10 years’ anniversary celebration that was being organised by Evolve RS Group for its staff. However, following the spike in local cases of positive results for Covid 19, the company felt it was not the right moment […]

End of an era for the Sisters of Charity

A month before Dun Mikiel Azzopardi opened the Dar tal-Providenza doors on the 12th of January 1968 a number of Sisters of Charity of St Joan Antide de Thouret started living as a communitry in the same Home to help the founder with his new work. They were the first support workers of the Home […]

Relatives now able to visit residents at Dar tal-Providenza

The administration of Id-Dar tal-Providenza has introduced new measures to enable visits to residents by their relatives who will be given an appointment. The duration of these visits is not to exceed 15 minutes. Some visits have already started taking place and it seems the arrangements have been very well received as can be seen […]

Friends of Providence House NSW donate $16,000 to Id-Dar tal-Providenza.

During the last sixteen months, the sum of $16,000 was raised by the Friends of Providence House NSW who usually present their donation to Id-Dar tal-Providenza at the annual Volleyball Marathon which is held on the first weekend of July at the Home’s parking lot in Siġġiewi. Due to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic restrictions, the […]

“Street Music” at id-Dar tal-Providenza

The Ability Promoters at Id-Dar tal-Providenza are a group of workers whose main task is to promote the well-being of the residents through integrated living, healthy choices and self-responsibility. They organise daily activities for residents including sports, workshops in arts and music, education and technology and leisure activities amongst others. Due to the present circumstances, […]

Donation of Protective Masks

On Thusday, 6th May, Social Care Standards Authority’s Inspectorate employees distributed face masks to Id-Dar tal-Providenza. Nadine Camilleri Cassano, Administrator of the Home, thanked the Hon. Silvio Parnis, Parliamentary Secretary For Active Ageing and Persons with Disability together with Norwex Malta Ltd. and Corinthia Group of Companies who donated these masks.

Dar tal-Providenza seamstresses produce face masks

Recently the Maltese Government kindly donated 9,000 face masks for the use of employees working at the Home. These masks will have to be discarded after use. Because of the eventuality that these masks will not last for ever, the Home’s seamstresses started producing face masks from a washable and reusable material. Every employee of […]

Holy Week Exhibition

This year, the usual exhibition tied to Holy Week that takes place at Id-Dar tal-Providenza in Siġġiewi will not be open to the public due to the CONVID-19 pandemic, however it was felt appropriate that it should still be set up for the benefit of the residents. This was possible with the work put in […]