What is the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Fátima-Ourém?
Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Fátima-Ourém is an association of believers with the status of a special institution of social solidarity (IPSS) whose mission is to serve the community by creating social responses that help those most in need of assistance due to age, illness or economic condition.
What are the social responses of Santa Casa?
The Nursing Home, the Home Support Service, the Community Centre, the Alzheimer’s Family and Patient Support Office, the Teleassistance and GPS Tracking Service, and the Alzheimer’s Day Care Center.
Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Fátima-Ourém is part of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia in Lisbon?
No, the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Fátima-Ourém has administrative and financial autonomy, and does not receive any value from the Santa Casa de Lisboa games.
Does the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Fátima-Ourém receive direct support from the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa?
No, not even the Santa Casa de Lisboa Games.
Does the Santa casa da Misericórdia de Fátima-Ourém receive support from other state agencies?
Yes, the Santa casa da Misericórdia de Fátima-Ourém, like any other IPSS, receives support from the Social Security of Santarém through cooperation protocols that unfortunately do not cover all users of the Santa Casa, not existing so far, any support for the Day Care Center.
How is the management of the institution organized?
The Direction of the Santa Casa is composed of three Social Entities: The General Assembly, Fiscal Council and Administrative Board/ Provider.
Is any management position remunerated?
No, all management positions are exercised voluntarily and free of charge. The spirit of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Fatima-Ourém results from the Christian principles of solidarity: being at the service of others without expecting any reward.
Can I be a brother of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Fátima-Ourém?
Everyone who shares and respects the precepts of Christian faith and solidarity can be a brother of the Santa Casa.