Villa Messina Home
Officially opened on the 31st August 1996. Villa Messina is situated at the heart of Rabat, alongside the picturesque priory of St.Dominics. The complex is built round manicured landscaped gardens and a large, outdoor pool and a hydrotherapy spa. Following an extension to the Home completed on the 31st August 2002, the original capacity of the complex was increased to 168 persons in 91 rooms. This Unit has 16 rooms with a possible compliment of 31 residents. Villa Messina offers spacious, independent living units, all of which have a balcony. This home will be undergoing through major refurbishment works and will re-open with improved and additional facilities in the coming year.
Upon receiving an enquiry, the potential resident and his relatives are invited to visit the home to attend an orientation visit, prior to their the admission. During this visit, new residents will be given a tour of the facility and briefed on the facilities offered at the Home.
Accomodation and room facilities
All our rooms are attractively furnished. All rooms are air-conditioned, have a tv connection, telephone set and a nurse call for each resident. Residential units are either single, double or triple rooms, all of which include a fitted kitchenette and an ensuite shower room which offers a nurse call via pull chord system.
- General requests and information
- Room service orders
- Podology and hairdressing bookings
- Newspaper orders
- Flower orders
- Reporting of faults in the rooms
- Taxi service and accessible vehicles
Continental breakfast lunch and dinner are served in the dining room. Special care is given to residents’ needs and dietary requirements . Although we encourage our residents to make use of our dining area to integrate and socialise together, meals can be served in one’s room when necessary.
All laundry can be collected, washed, ironed and delivered by our trained staff.
Linen Service – Sheets, pillow cases, towels, and other personal needs are provided in house.
Rosary and Holy Mass are celebrated daily in our Chapel. Holy Communion and Confessions are also held in the residents’ rooms.
Communication with Residents
A Residents’ meeting is held between the management and the residents every six months.
Safety & Security
Common areas are CCTV controlled for Health and Safety purposes.
Smoking and Alcohol consumption
Smoking is only permitted in a designated area in the garden. Smoking is strictly forbidden in the rooms and all public areas in line with national legislation. Excessive consumption of alcohol is strictly forbidden within the facility.
All rooms are fitted with smoke detectors and a fire evacuation plan. All rooms, corridors and public areas are equipped with fires extinguishers and fire rated doors.