Home Care provides health and support services for people with health needs who wish to remain
in their homes. It offers the care and support necessary for people to live as independently
as they can.
Those who may be interested in receiving Home Care are:
- people who have just left hospital and need short-term help before they are fully recovered.
- people with long-term limitations who can manage in their own home with help.
- people who have terminal illnesses and who wish to remain at home for as long as possible.
- people being cared for by families, requiring relief from time to time.
Nursing Services provides specialized care that assists clients in meeting their
medical and personal needs.
Nurses may provide:
- medication administration
- dressing changes
- ongoing emotional support
- diabetic care
- I. V. therapy
- Instructions on care to individuals and their families.
Palliative care provides personal and compassionate supportive care to the terminally ill assisting
them to remain in the comfort of their homes during illness.
On need, not age.
What does it cost?
Fees for Home Care services are established by AZMC reviewed annually. Fees and subsidies
will be discussed during your assessment.
Home Care services department:
The Home Care Treatment OF AZMC provides all Home Care nursing services for mobile clients.
These services include wound dressing changes and assessments, suture and staple removal,
catheter monitoring and changes, medication management including, injection therapy and IV
therapy, both administration and maintenance.
The Centre gives clients of Kuwait the option of booking an appointment, rather than waiting
at home for a Home Care Nurse. Clients, who are mobile, are referred by their physicians.
The Home Care Treatment Centre is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. until 9:30 p.m.
and located at Salmiya.
Your Rights and Responsibilities
You have the right to:
- be properly informed about your Home Care plan.
- know what is recorded in your assessment and to have the information kept confidential.
- decide if others, such as your family doctor, may be contacted to discuss your needs.
- decline Home Care services.
You have the responsibility to:
- cooperate and participate in identifying your Home Care needs.
- do your part in helping to maintain your own independence.
- notify the Program promptly if you no longer need service or if you wish to cancel service
for any reason.
- Request more services within the frame of services we offer, seek for any medical advice.