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The Takalani Home for the Mentally Handicapped in Soweto has still not been paid its subsidies due to it by the Gauteng health department.The Diepkloof home‚ which houses 110 patients and relies on subsidies from the Gauteng departments of social development and health‚ warned last week that it might run out of food this week.DA Gauteng spokesperson Jack Bloom confirmed on Tuesday that the home had not been paid its subsidies last week. He said the home now relied on donations from the public to keep the home running. "I spoke to Takalani. [ [It has] not been paid this week. We are going there tomorrow with food and basic supplies."Bloom said the home houses 58 profoundly mentally disabled people who are subsidised by the health department‚ while 52 people are subsidised by the Gauteng department of social development. "When we went there last week‚ people employed by the home had not been paid."The home was left bankrupt by officials who were managing it during the time of the Life...

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