In 2004 the division UCALSA Social Health Services was created. It is focused on the management of home care services, day care and residential care facilities, with an extensive portfolio of care and assistance services for the elderly, dependent people or those in a situation of social risk or vulnerability.

We are experts in:

  • Home care services.
  • Pioneers in meals-on-wheels is a specialised social service.
  • Intervention projects in social crisis and/or emergency situations.
  • Psychogeriatric units.
  • Social-health centres.

Main objective. Philosophy and principles









Why choose Ucalsa Social Health Services?

  • For our team of experts.
  • For research and development in food for the elderly and dependent people.
  • For our experience and technical knowhow in the management of social and health services.

Our services and programmes

Meals-on-wheels for the elderly

Our star programme is meals-on-wheels for the elderly as a specialised social service.
Its objective is to keep the person in their home for as long as possible and in the best conditions.

  • It provides a nutritionally correct, complete and balanced diet.
  • It prevents possible risks and domestic accidents.
  • It collaborates with and supports the family organisation.

Nutritional support programme for minors and families in a situation of risk or vulnerability

Its objective is to provide a complete and balanced diet to minors who are in a delicate situation, especially during school holidays. The service also covers parents of minors.

Nutritional support programme for people with cognitive impairment and/or mental illness

In addition to the nutritional objectives, in this programme our team of social workers carry out a detailed follow-up of each case, coordinating with the rest of the resources.

Meals-on-wheels for individuals

Aimed at the elderly, dependent people and hospital recoveries.
Call centre: 900 907 816.

Food service in social crisis and emergency situations

We have extensive experience in these types of projects, both nationally and internationally, as well as in providing the food service in temporary facilities for immigrants and homeless people.

Comprehensive management of social-health centres

  • Accommodation, personal care and food.
  • Social care: leisure activities and free time
  • Psychological care.
  • Medical, geriatric, nursing and rehabilitative care (physiotherapy and occupational therapy).
  • Other services (podology, hairdressing, etc.).

Success stories

Meals-on-wheels of the Madrid City Council

Meals-on-wheels designed for the elderly or dependent people in the municipality of Madrid.

Menjar a Casa – Meals-on-wheels programme for the Valencia region

Meals-on-wheels for the elderly and dependent people.

  • In 85 municipalities of Alacant, Valencia region

Servei d `Apats a Domicili. City Council of Barcelona

Meals-on-wheels in the districts of Horta-Guinardó, Nou Barris, Sant Andreu and Sant Martí.

Special Care Services for the most vulnerable due to Covid

  • More than 50,000 menus for minors under 3 years old in their homes.
  • More than 500,000 menus for minors (three years old and over).
  • More than 1,000,000 menus for the elderly, dependent people and the chronically ill, so that they could continue with a balanced diet adapted to their pathologies during the lockdown.

Minors and Families Programme of the Madrid City Council

  • 2014 a 2019.
  • More than 10,000 minors served in their homes.

Food in Nurseries

  • Specialists in food from 0 to 3 years old.
  • More than 100 nurseries served.

World Youth Day: Food Service for Pilgrims

World Youth Day (Madrid 2011)

  • Food service for pilgrims.
  • More than 25,000 meals served.

Air accident at Barajas: Food and Beverage Service

Air accident at Barajas (2008).

  • Food and beverage service.
  • Support and collaboration with the Madrid City Council.
  • For: SAMUR, voluntary work and family.

A special dinner for all projects. Delivery of Christmas menus

Special food and beverage service.

  • 3,420 menus.
  • Delivered on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • Different groups.
  • 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Special Care Services for Refugees (Red Cross and CEAR)

Supply of menus, catering service and complementary actions inherent to it for refugee accommodation located in Spain.

Elderly Care Home in Olías del Rey, Toledo

Construction, fitting out and management.

  • Construction 2005 – 2007.
  • Places: 110 permanent places.
  • 30 places in the dementia and Alzheimer’s module.
  • 16 day care places.
  • Services: Care, common, food and day care.

Elderly and dependent people

+ 85.000

users served by meals-on-wheels from 2005 to date.

+ 20.000.000

of dishes prepared

Minors and families programmes

+ 12.000

minors and families served in their homes in NON-TEACHING periods

+ 10.000.000

of menus served


+ 1.000

people served

+ 500.000

full meal service
(breakfast, lunch and dinners)

Some of our clients

Central Administration

Autonomous Regions and City Councils

Agreements with Friendly Societies

Nursery Schools