UAE, Feb 7, 2016 – Prime Healthcare Group, a leading healthcare service provider in the UAE, has announced the launch of Prime Homecare with an aim to offer professional medical help and attention to patients within the comfort of their home. It is a strategic move to fill the market gap for specialized homecare service and gain a bigger market share in the country’s rapidly expanding healthcare industry. The service is currently available in Dubai with plans to extend it to other emirates in the future.
With the vison of Reliability, Relationship and Results, Prime Homecare offers its service to any person who has difficulty in commuting to Prime Healthcare facilities due to illness, injury or disability or requires continuing care in their home. The unit consists of a multi-disciplinary team of qualified healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, healthcare assistants, and supported by a staff who have significant experience in offering homecare in tandem with patient’s medical needs and physician’s instructions.
Dr. Jamil Ahmed, Managing Director, Prime Healthcare Group, said: “With an aim to continue to innovate healthcare solutions, Prime Healthcare Group has introduced Prime Homecare in the UAE. It is an extension of our on-site service where we provide professional and personalised care to patients who are either unable to come to our facilities to seek treatment, check-ups or tests or need post-operative extended care at home. We follow a stringent recruitment and training procedure to ensure our employees are well-suited for homecare service to help home-bound patients to recuperate, and rehabilitate faster to become happy and healthy individuals through specific medical care and attention at all times.”
The Prime Homecare service is extended to all clients regardless of race, age, gender, creed, colour, nationality, religion, handicap and marital status. The key services include care for patients with disability, chronic illness, dementia and those recovering from a stroke; palliative, mother and child, and elderly services; doctors’ visits; child health services; nutrition management; skilled nursing care; blood/specimen collection for laboratory investigation; patient escort for hospital/home; physiotherapy; and rehabilitation. In addition, it also provides education and counselling to caregivers as well as medical equipment for Homecare.