UCO Elderly Day Care (Civil)

Last updated: 
09/05/2017

It was founded in 1994 at the initiative of UCO Marine Contracting Co. and at its own cost, and by support of the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Labour & Social Development.  The Home was built in Al Hidd area in recognition of the need of some of the elderly people in the area for ​​care and attention. A Board of Trustees formed of the people of the area was appointed to run the Home.

 

Objectives:

  1. Provide care and housing for the elderly who have no supporters or whose families are not able to take care of them. The offered service involves day care, intermittent residence interchanged between the Home and family, or permanent residence at the Home according to its capacity.
  2. Provide health, social and living care for residents.
  3. Invest the elderly people’s leisure time, provide them with the opportunity to exercise any activity consistent with their experiences and preferences, and train those who are able among them on some of the skills that have a positive impact on them.
  4. Strengthen the relationship between the elderly people and their family members and deepen their social interaction with their surroundings, ensuring psychological and social adaptation.
  5. Assist the elderly people residing at the Home and who have no supporters by fulfilling some of their needs that they find difficult to perform.
  6. Provide the opportunity for the elderly to spend recreational times and take advantage of the implemented educational programs.
  7. Reinforce the relationship and cooperation with public and private institutions working in the field of elderly service.

 

Admission Requirements:

  1. Be a Bahraini national or one of the residents in Bahrain.
  2. Be free of infectious or communicable diseases that need special medical attention, and be free of mental disorders.
  3. Be unable to fulfil his personal needs as proved in the conducted social research.
  4. Have the desire to utilize the services of Home.
  5. Obtain the approval of the Board of Trustees.

 

It should be noted that the Home is open to receive the elderly and retirees every day to spend their leisure time and benefit from the services and educational programs and others offered by the Home without conditions.

 

Admission Procedures:

  1. The elderly person submits an application to the Home manager to study the case. As for those who are in dire need of the services of Home and do not have the ability to deliver their application to the manager, there is a committee that may visit them to offer the services provided by the Home.
  2. The Home sends male and female researchers to study the case of the elderly persons to identify their need for housing or care.
  3. Obtain the approval of the person legally responsible for the elderly, if any.
  4. The Board of Trustees decides the eligibility of the elderly entitlement to have housing or care.
  5. Prepare medical and social files for the elderly.

 

The Board of Trustees does not encourage children to abandon their responsibility for taking care of their parents; rather, it knows that they are obliged to fulfill their duties towards them as stipulated by the tolerant Islamic Sharia.

 

Services and Activities Offered by the Home:

  1. Handicrafts.
  2. Recreational activities.
  3. Medical service.
  4. Adult education program.
  5. Awareness service.

 

It should be noted that the Home is open to receive the elderly and retirees every day to spend their leisure time and benefit from the services and educational programs and others offered by the Home without conditions.

 

Address:

440 Hidd Street– Complex 107

Al Hidd

P.O. Box: 50206

Tel.: 17677717 - Fax: 17671324

e-mail: reema_uco@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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