FAQs - Day Services

1. How does one apply for the Day Services?

The first point of contact is the Social Worker team of Aġenzija Sapport. A person with disability requiring a Day Service will first be assessed by a Social Worker and once service is approved, a plan of service is drawn up to meet the requirements of the service user.

2. What time do the clients receive the services?

Services at the Day Centres are given every day from Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays. Transport pick-up commences at 07:30am during Summer (17th June to 30th September) and 07:45am during Winter (1st October to 16th June,). Return trips are at 13:30 and 15:00 respectively.

3. Are all persons with disability considered for the Day Services?

The Day Services are open to persons with disability over the age of 18 years who have an intellectual disability.

4. What type of programmes are coordinated in Day Centres?

Persons with a disability attending the Agency’s Day Centres are first assessed and their abilities and needs noted. Programmes are designed on a person-centred approach, meaning that programmes are designed around the different needs of the different clients. However, the variety of programmes delivered focus mainly on enhancing one’s abilities, acquisition of independent living skills, social inclusion, outwork, personal care, fitness, and sports. Community Inclusion is also an integral part of the service offered within the Day Centres, which focuses upon accessing resources within the community, outings and activities, road safety, using public transport, and shopping skills, among others.

5. What professionals are involved within the provision of the Day Centres’ service?

In order to ensure that a high quality service is offered to all of our service users we embark on a multi-disciplinary approach in the way we offer our service. This encompasses social workers, psychology graduates and those from a social care background and Occupational Therapists. Furthermore, we also work with Speech Language Pathologists, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Lawyers depending on the situation of the service user.​​