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Continence Service

Description

The aim of the Continence Service is to alleviate the psychological problem(s) to which a person may, as a result of incontinence, be subjected.
 

Eligibility

·     Scheme A: The person must be in possession of a valid special identity card issued by the Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) and suffers from incontinence as certified by the respective General Practitioner (GP).  Those under Scheme A are entitled to free nappies.
·     Scheme B:  Applicant must be over sixty years of age and suffers from incontinence as certified by the respective General Practitioner (GP). Those under Scheme B are entitled to subsidised nappies.
 

What you’ll get

Scheme A: a monthly amount of nappies fully subsidised.
 
Scheme B: a monthly amount (unlimited) of subsidised nappies (that is a government subsidy of €0.07 per nappy)
 

Required Documents

·      Completed application form
·      Special Identity Card (Scheme A)
·      Medical Report signed by the respective General Practitioner
·      Signed Declaration Form

Fees and Charges

Scheme A:   Free of charge
 
Scheme B:   Fees per nappy:
                      Small: 16c each
                      Medium: 23c each
                      Large: 27c each 
                      Extra Large: 34c each
 

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