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Muscat’s elderly to benefit from RO1.2mn day-care centre


Muscat – In a move to improve care for the elderly, the Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) has partnered with Trip2Doc to establish a day-care centre for the elderly in Muscat governorate at a cost RO1.2mn.

The centre will provide elderly residents a safe environment offering a range of services, including high-quality healthcare, social, recreational and psychological support aimed at mitigating the impacts of aging and ensuring elderly persons’ active participation in public life.

According to Safia bint Muhammad al Amiri, Director of Elderly Affairs Department at MoSD, the project is a strategic investment in Muscat’s social development sector. “It seeks to provide a safe and suitable environment for the elderly, helping them enjoy leisure time and mitigate the psychological effects of aging.”

According to Khalsa al Batashiya, Health Sector Supervisor at Nazdaher, the memorandum is part of the initiatives facilitated by the Health Sector Investment Laboratory.

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