St Vincent de Paul Residence is Malta’s largest state-owned long-term residence home for the elderly. With its varied staff members, the hospital does its utmost to ensure the quality of life of its residents. St Vincent De Paul Residence is a hybrid between a nursing home and a hospital with a total population of over 1,100 residents. Emphasis is made to support the activities of daily living of all residents, giving particular attention to nutrition, mobility, personal hygiene and social and spiritual activities. The holistic care approach applied caters to the well being of every resident from a physical, psychological, social and Spiritual point of view. The health and social care services at SVPR are of high standards and are provided by a myriad of health care professionals and employees that ensure the quality of life of residents. The multidisciplinary health care professional and non caring staff manning the residence accounts to a population of 1,090 employees. The residence is a Public funded entity, with the residents’ contributing 80% of retirement pension and 60% of other income.The whole complex together with the surrounding fields is spread over an area of 133,730 sq. yards. The building is made up of two wings. The one on the left houses the male patients, whereas the wing on the right shelters the female patients, whilst the central area harbours the administration block.