A new and first of its kind bedside care services have opened in Uganda.
Located along Kironde road in Muyenga Kampala, Trehas Bed Care Services which was officially launched yesterday Friday will be offering home care treatment and bedside care services to Ugandans in a move that will revolutionize the country’s heath system.
During the launch, Edwin Basoga the company’s business development director noted that this is aimed at helping many of the middle age and young generation can’t find time to help and take care of their sick parents and their elderly parents because of their full time work schedule.
“Many of our middle age and young generation nowadays work full time yet they have elderly parents to look after, young children to care for, sick loved ones to comfort and a host of unemployed dependents with varying demands. Basoga said.
Mr Basoga adds “there is a need to have an independent professional and dedicated help from a known service provider to take care of them. That’s why we are here to take home care and bedside services closer to the said categories of people.”
He explains that Trahas comes in with an aim to bridge this gap mostly by addressing five key aspects which include physical care, mental care, health care , nutritional care and any form of assistance that its care takers must handle while offering care services to its clients and affordable fee.
The director further narrated that Trahas Bedside Care Ltd targets families that are childless yet they don’t have children or immediate family members to look after them in their old age.
The company in addition to other specialized services offered by professional nurses and service care agents, it has an ambulance to quickly deliver clients to specialized health facilities.
“You don’t need to rush home in traffic jam to pick a loved one to a hospital when we are here. Mobility and quick delivery of our clients to specialized health facilities is what we have invested in heavily because when you hire our services, you rest assured that any time we can transport your loved ones to a health facility. “He added.
According to Mr Basoga, their nurses will be stationed to the client’s home full time at only affordable fee of shs 25,000/- per day.
Key care services offered by Trahas Bedside care include bed bath, nursing care, patient feeding, physical fitness drills, timely drug administration, monitoring blood pressure , monitoring sugar levels, monitoring temperature levels, monitoring vital signs and changes, postnatal care like care to babies and mothers after delivery, care to Cesarean mothers after delivery among others.