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Carer at Home Scheme

Description 

The new Carer at Home pilot scheme aims to provide another service within the community. Through this scheme, the Government would be financially supporting those older persons who employ a carer of their choice so as to assist them in their daily needs. The service of Carer at Home is being offered both in Malta and Gozo.
 

Eligibility

·         Applicants need to be over sixty years of age
·         The carer needs to have a recognised qualification
 

What you’ll get 

The beneficiary would receive a maximum of €5,200 per year from when the service is approved. Benefit is paid monthly directly into a bank account indicated by the service user.
 
Each person is reviewed by CommCare. The Department retains the authority to decline inappropriate referrals. It has the sole responsibility to decide on delivery of service.
 

Required Documents 

·          Completed application form
·          Copy of the carer’s qualification
·          Copy of the employment agreement authenticated by a Notary Public
·          Signed Declaration Form

Fees and Charges 

No fees and charges to apply for this service.
 

How to Apply 

You can apply Online – MT - EN
You can download an Application Form – MT - EN
 
Alternatively, you can also call at Ċentru Servizz Anzjan, 3, Old Mint Street Valletta and apply there.
 
t: +356 22788800 |  e: aaccd-services.mfss@gov.mt