Hospice Malta managed to raise around €200,000 from public donations during TVM’s Xarabank on Friday 26th April. Hospice Malta is a local NGO that provides and promotes free palliative care for persons suffering from life limiting illnesses.
Maria Gatt, Chairperson at Hospice Malta thanked all those who contributed in generating this sum; “We rely heavily on donations such as these in order to live up to our aim – that of providing and promoting free palliative care services to patients suffering from cancer, motor-neuron disease, end-of-life cardiac,respiratory, renal and liver diseases. It would not be possible for us to provide our array of services without these kind of assistance and support initiatives. This invaluable contribution will help raise much needed funds to support an increasing number of families who are passing through very difficult times.” In addition,she also thanked the volunteers and staff members who contributed towards this nationwide campaign; as well as the Xarabank team for their support.
Hospice Malta offers its services through a professional multidisciplinary team. Its array of services include,Home Services delivered by the team – including nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, psychologists, social workers, complementary therapists and the Hospice chaplain; Day Therapy Services offering various activities for patients during the day and also including physiotherapy services, complementary therapy, spiritual and emotional support sessions, crafts and hairdressing as well as hydrotherapy services;professional care assistance at the patients’ home to support the patients whilst serving as a form of respite to family members; Loan of Specialised Equipment; Bereavement Support Services and an after-hours on-call service.
For more information, visit https://hospicemalta.org/