Amana Healthcare Achieves Coveted CARF Accreditation for its Highly Specialized Amputee Rehabilitation Program

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  • Three-year accreditation reinforces Amana Healthcare’s commitment to providing world-class patient care across all of its programs And service

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Amana Healthcare, a partner of Mubadala Health, has received three-year accreditation from the American Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its highly specialized amputee rehabilitation program.

CARF’s sought-after accreditation requires the highest levels of accountability and adherence to internationally accepted standards in health and social care. Following Amana Healthcare’s rigorous audit of inpatient rehabilitation facilities, programs and services, CARF awarded the healthcare provider a three-year specialty credential for its rehabilitation program for amputated. Accreditation by CARF assures patients that the organization has undergone a thorough audit and inspection to ensure that its services are best in class.

With the new specialty accreditation, Amana Healthcare, which was the first in the UAE to receive full Intensive Intensive Rehabilitation accreditation from CARF in 2016, and the first provider in the country to be specifically accredited in stroke rehabilitation in 2019, is now, uniquely, the first provider in the UAE to receive a three-year CARF accreditation for amputee rehabilitation. This fulfills a key part of its mandate to provide residents with health care that meets the highest international standards.

In addition to CARF accreditation for amputee rehabilitation services, Amana Healthcare also obtained a three-year reaccreditation for comprehensive intensive inpatient rehabilitation and a three-year reaccreditation for its stroke rehabilitation program. .

Dr. Jason Gray, Senior Director of Amana Healthcare, said, “We are extremely proud to have received three-year accreditation for amputee rehabilitation from CARF International, one of the leading independent accrediting bodies in nonprofit in the world. At Amana Healthcare, our specialized inpatient rehabilitation center caters to patients who require intensive rehabilitation after a life-changing event, such as an amputation, and other neurological conditions. We offer our patients access to a wide range of multidisciplinary specialists who work closely together to provide holistic care in our amputee rehabilitation program. Amana Healthcare strives to empower patients throughout their recovery journey so they can return to normal and continue to lead happy, fulfilling lives. This CARF accreditation reinforces the trust we have earned from our patients and the wider community and recognizes the hard work and dedication of our specialists and caregivers.

Dr Gray added: “This accreditation also underpins the UAE’s vision to ensure that the community receives world-class comprehensive and specialist healthcare services locally, without having to seek treatment abroad.” .

CARF accreditation demonstrates Amana Healthcare’s ongoing commitment to patient care through its team of internationally trained rehabilitation physicians, a clinical neuropsychologist, general practitioners, internal medicine physicians, therapists , a prosthetist and specialist rehabilitation nurses, supported by a team dedicated to the patient and family experience . Conducted in a specialized facility with state-of-the-art therapy equipment and technology, Amana Healthcare offers comprehensive care plans tailored to individual patient needs.

Dr. Khalid Anwar, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Consultant, said, “Amana Healthcare’s highly specialized amputee rehabilitation program is led by a team that offers a multidisciplinary treatment program to restore function after amputation and reintegrate patients. in their normal life. The loss or removal of a body part is a life-altering experience and affects a person’s ability to move, work, interact with others and maintain independence, which has a significant impact on his mental health.

“At Amana Healthcare, we address more than amputation, exploring and advocating for the best possible recovery path for our patients, during a critical time in their lives. CARF’s three-year accreditation for amputee rehabilitation recognizes the work we do in this program, which in turn exemplifies our commitment to providing the highest quality patient care in the UAE. He continued.

There are two main causes of amputation: trauma and diabetes. Diabetes remains the most common cause of amputation in the world today.

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About the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF International is an independent, not-for-profit accrediting body. It sets consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. Through a consultative accreditation process and continuous improvement services focused on improving patient lives, CARF promotes quality, value and optimal service outcomes. For more information on the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at www.carf.org.

About Amana Health

Amana Healthcare, a partner of Mubadala Health, is the leading provider of specialist long-term care, rehabilitation and home care services in the Middle East and is the region’s pioneer in integrated continuum of care services. Based in the United Arab Emirates, Amana Healthcare serves patients from a wide catchment area including the Middle East, Africa and South Asia – who require complex and specialized post-acute care. Amana hospitals are accredited by the American Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

About Mubadala Health

Mubadala Health is the integrated healthcare network of Mubadala Investment Company. Founded in 2021, Mubadala Health operates, manages and develops a portfolio of healthcare assets including: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Healthpoint, Imperial College London Diabetes Center (ICLDC), Amana Healthcare, National Reference Laboratory (NRL), Capital Health Screening Center (CHSC), Abu Dhabi Telemedicine Center (ADTC), Danat Al Emarat, HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center, HealthPlus Family Clinics, HealthPlus Fertility, HealthPlus Women’s Health Center, Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi, and a stake in Al Meswak Dental Clinics Group. With a vision to transform the regional healthcare landscape, Mubadala Health is setting a new benchmark for the UAE and the regional healthcare industry through its state-of-the-art facilities and world-class caregivers who strive put patients first in its continuum of care. Innovation, research and education are the fundamental pillars of Mubadala Health, supporting the development of a sustainable health sector in line with the vision of Abu Dhabi and the region.

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