Genuine love for the elderly.

Mr. Daniel Fernando, 104 years old of Brgy. Platero,  beneficiary of Home Care program initiated by the Local Social Welfare and Development Office and the Office of the Senior Citizen’s Affairs. The old folks will be assisted by her neighbor Ms. Eusebia Mipalar on his daily activity.

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Ms. Eusebia Mipalar during her regular visit on the beneficiary of home care program

With the Memorandum of Agreement of the DSWD and the LGU of Gen Natividad on Home Care program, The DSWD granted small amount to conduct an assessment on Home care program.

With the amount granted, The OSCA chairman in the person of Mr. Pedro F. Quejada gathered the trained home care volunteer, an able bodied senior citizen who wants to render service of assisting basic chores for elderly.

21 care giver and 21 old frails seniors will be benefitting in this program. The focus is the old, frail and disables Senior Citizen. This includes housekeeping services (cleaning of vicinity), hospice care (assistance in food preparation and reminding of medicine intake schedule), and companionship (Camaraderie) .

The care giver will be provided with honorarium on his/her services of taking care of the senior to which, on the assessment period. To be provided by the DSWD FO III.

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During the first day of implementation October 29, 2014, the OSCA Chairman together with the DSWD FO III Social Technology Bureau Head Ms.  Melanie M. Barnachea visit some elderly and witness the program.

 

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