St Vincent de Paule Residence

Mission Statement 

The Social Work Service at St Vincent de Paule Residence offers residential social work focusing on the social needs of the residents while assuring their well-being.

The Service 

This social worker service is offered to:
  • Elderly residents at St Vincent de Paule
  • Residents with disability at St Vincent de Paule
  • Elderly residents staying at St Vincent de Paule for respite
  • Relatives and carers of residents at St Vincent de Paule

Residents can make use of the service by referring themselves and requesting the intervention of a social worker. Referrals may also be received from professionals working at St Vincent de Paule such as Consultants, Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists and Psychiatrists, from relatives/carers, as well as social workers from any other service.

Aims & Objectives 

  • To serve as a point of reference to residents at St Vincent de Paule; 
  • to help residents adapt and adjust in the residence; 
  • to identify problems of a social nature faced by residents independently or together with their families/carers; 
  • to motivate and empower residents to cope with their social problems whilst continuing to live an active and independent life as much as possible; 
  • to provide the necessary support in on-going research projects as initiated by the residence; 
  • to participate in internal committees empowering the residents' rights.

For more information one can contact the Aġenzija Appoġġ Social Work Unit on +356 2125 1072.