Governing Board

The Governing Board chaired by the Mayor, Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon, has given the green light to this contract, which will be in effect from March 1, 2012 until February 28, 2014 and which are annually attend a monthly average of 1,231 beneficiaries. Meals at home in Madrid for seniors offered by the city of Madrid since 2004 is to distribute food rations balanced from a central kitchen to home of the elderly that, by presenting a reduced autonomy and lack of elementary family or social support, they have no chance to prepare them for themselves. The normal frequency of delivery of the menus in the homes will be on alternate Monday through Friday days, unless the user explicitly requests a lower number of days of delivery. Excludes holidays. This service aims to provide a diet balanced with the proper nutrients, maintain a few eating habits adapted to the needs of the user, preventing situations of risk of malnutrition and its consequences on health and independence, avoid the risk of accidents in vulnerable people and carry out a monitoring and control by the social services of these users in a situation of fragility. Recipients are persons over age 65, registered in the municipality of Madrid, who live alone or live with people of similar or greater dependency, with few family support and also submit dependency in preparing meals by motor or sensory disability difficulty in controlling of risks of accidents, insufficiently covered or last nutritional needs, housing inadequate conditions to prepare meals from Madrid. With this new contract is given one further step towards a higher quality of service, establishing a more complete service. Thus, include three new types of menu, the low-calorie, the hyposodic and gluten-free, apart from the Special menu to enjoy on 24 and 25 December, 1 and 6 January and on the birthday of the user. Also, is it attaches particular importance to the training of professionals and provides, in cases where it is necessary, microwave and fridge..