We provide best Home Nursing Care and Healthcare Services at Home in Abu Dhabi

Senior Citizens Home Care Service

The elderly have different healthcare needs than that of adults, as their bodily functions have changed over time. In addition, medications prescribed for the treatment of chronic illnesses causes significant change in the overall health status of elderly patients. As such, they require careful, focused attention to monitor changes in their nutritional needs, mental health, and sensory conditions.

Our team is well-prepared and qualified to provide the following services:

  • Medications administration & management.
  • Fall safety assessment and prevention.
  • Physical exercises to improve strength and prevent falls and other accidents
  • Range of Motion exercises to minimize contractures
  • Accompany a patient to doctor appointments.
  • Accompany the senior Citizens to Mall, Gardens, etc.
  • Train your home helper in elderly care

How our dementia care home service can help your family

At Gulf International Medical Services, our aim is to provide expert assistance to your elder family member whether at home or in the hospital. If you are looking for dementia care homes, consider our professional home care services which include the following:

  • Daily visits to bed-ridden patients to bathe, change clothes and position, and timely feedings
  • Temporary relief breaks for families and their caregivers
  • Overnight stay in hospital to prevent patient fall
  • Extra support for the elderly during holidays and special occasions (e.g., weddings)
  • Night time nurse attendant for newly diagnosed dementia patients and initial period of medication adjustments
  • Muscle strengthening exercises and stretching to lessen contractures, stiffness in joints and muscles, and bodily pain

If you require the services of dementia care homes, give us a call today. We can custom design a care package of hours per week that supports the family.

Palliative care

Palliative care is the active total care of patients with advanced illness. The focus is on quality of life and integrating the physical, psychological, spiritual, and social aspects of care.

Gulf International palliative care Team aim to enhance physical well-being through effective symptom control and management: pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, sleeplessness. Our Nurses help to enhance psychological wellbeing through management of anxiety, depression, fear, denial, and hopelessness, their care ensures that happiness, enjoyment, and leisure are promoted. Spiritual well-being is also assisted through minimization of suffering, focusing instead on religious beliefs, hope and meaning.                                                                                                                               

At Gulf International Home Nursing, we deliver a compassionate approach to end of life care, enhancing the quality of remaining life and enabling you to live as fully and as comfortably as possible.

Our Palliative Care Home Nursing Service offers a more dignified and comfortable approach than provided in the hospital – thus, enhancing comfort and quality of life at the comfort of your home environment.

Palliative care is provided in the patient’s own home and refers to any care that alleviates symptoms, even when there is hope of a cure by other means.

Our services include a Palliative Healthcare approach that focuses on:

  • Relief of pain, symptoms and emotional stress brought on by a serious illnesses :
  • Cerebro Vascular Stroke Cases.
  • End Stage Heart Failure.
  • End Stage Renal Failure.
  • End Stage Respiratory Failure and Mechanically Ventilated Patients.
  • Coma Patients.
  • End of Life Care patients.
  • Alleviating side effects of curative treatments such as relieving nausea associated with chemotherapy which may help you tolerate more aggressive or longer term treatment
  • Holistic approach focusing on all aspects of patient’s life and well-being; physical, social, emotional and spiritual
  • Our HAAD Licensed registered nurses will monitor your symptoms and medications, and help to educate both you and your family about what is happening. The nurse is also the link between you, your family, and the physician

Palliative care includes control of pain and other distressing symptoms and psychosocial, emotional and spiritual support for patients and families. Gulf International nurses are trained to identify and manage the priority symptoms in the home which would include:

  •  Pain
  •  Dyspnea                                                                                                                                                                         
  •  Respiratory tract secretions
  •  Fatigue
  •  Anorexia
  • Diarrhea
  •  Nausea and vomiting
  •  Anxiety
  •  Constipation
  •  Delirium
  •  Depression

Gulf International will collaborate with the most responsible physician to identify appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches for the management of individual symptoms.

Mechanical Ventilation at Home

Gulf international provides Mechanical Ventilation at home for the clinically stable patients requiring ventilator support with an alternative to lifelong institutional care. It is suitable for patients of all ages from paediatric to elderly suffering from a range of pathological processes or disorders including those affecting the central nervous, neuromuscular, skeletal, cardiovascular or respiratory systems and patients recovering from chronic or critical illness or requiring palliative care.

Randomized Controlled Trials have established many benefits of Ventilation at Home. These include increased family and community integration and other social interactions that enhance the patient and their family’s quality of life. Patients cared for in the comfort and familiar setting of their homes have reduced exposure to hospital-borne infections including MRSA/MDRO. For children, living with their parents and family greatly enhances their normal development and the quality of their relationships with family and friends.

Gulf medical team including physicians, nurses, physiotherapists and respiratory therapists have significant ventilation clinical experience and education. They provide holistic, partial or full life-support ventilator care tailored to the individual patient’s condition and needs.

Mother  and Baby Care

All our Gulf International home nurses are basic life support trained and place child safety as paramount during home babysitting service. Our priority is to give the family peace of mind that their child or children are safe and happy while under the care of a Gulf International babysitter.

Our Childcare service includes:

  • Mall Babysitting.
  • Home Babysitting.
  • School drop off and pickup
  • Newborn care


Whilst keeping your child safe at all times, the responsibilities of a Gulf International babysitter include:

  • Taking care of your children
  • Bathing
  • Assisting to dress your children
  • Playtime and mind stimulation
  • Reading and learning
  • Singing and having fun
  • Homework assistance

Playtime is important for the development of your children and this is part of a Gulf International nurse’s job role. Gulf International Abu HAADbi and Alain is a premier baby day care service in Abu HAADbi and Alain and all our HAAD registered nurses have at least 2 years experience with caring for children at home so you can relax and know they are in the safest of hands with a Gulf International nurse.

A Gulf International babysitter can also help you settle into home after delivering baby. This can be a daunting time for mum and dad. A babysitter at home will assist you to:

  • Sterilize bottles and help prepare feeds
  • Ensure a clean and tidy nursery
  • Teach you how to be hygienic around your newborn
  • Encourage a safe and happy environment for parent and baby
  • Give the best possible post-natal care

“Childcare you can trust”

“We understand that having professional, reliable support is paramount to giving you peace of mind at this beautiful time.”

Childcare

“Passionate about family health”

Our part time nanny service offers professional and passionate monitoring and encouragement for new mothers and their families to ease out the process of post childbirth. What drives us as a top nanny agency in Abu Dhabi and Alain is to provide dedicated support to families when they need it the most.
We take great pride in child safety and we guarantee a bespoke service tailored to you and your family’s childcare needs.

Here’s what we cover as a top-rated Abu Dhabi and Alain nanny agency:

Maternity Support

Becoming a new parent brings abundance of joy and with it many challenges. At Gulf International we provide only the best specialized care and support for you and your newborn.

Gulf International in-home nanny can help you with getting settled into home after delivering your baby. We can also assist with –

  • Sterilise bottles and helping to prepare feeds
  • Breastfeed
  • Teach you how to be hygienic around your newborn
  • Ensure a clean and tidy nursery
  • Give the best possible post-natal care
  • Establish a sleep routine

Baby care

All our nurses have been specially trained in baby care. We can guide and help you with weaning, bathing, breast feeding and aspects of baby care to enable you to establish a routine for you and your family.

Childcare

Every parent wants their child in the safest of hands and our Gulf International nurse can assist you with childcare 24 hours a day, which includes:

  • Babysitting
  • Nursery and School drop off and pick up
  • Support for working parents
  • Escort to hospital appointments (vaccinations)

Whilst keeping your child safe at all times, responsibilities of a Gulf International childcare Nurse includes:

  • Bathing and dressing
  • Homework assistance
  • Reading and learning
  • Playtime and mind stimulation
  • Singing and having fun

Playtime is important for the development of your children – this a part of Gulf International’s core values. All our HAAD registered nurses have at least 2 years experience with caring for children, so you can relax and know that they are in the safest of hands with a Gulf International Nurse.

Wound Care 

Summary:

To help our patients recover quickly and without complications, our team of specialized wound care clinicians uses evidence-based information, best practice strategies and multidisciplinary collaboration with the most advanced techniques in wound management.

Patients:

Recovering from major operations such as large bowel, urological, gynecology, bariatric orthopedic, cardiothoracic surgeries, stroke, heart disease, as well as from chronic illnesses (Diabetes, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Scope of Services:

  • Comprehensive patient assessment, monitoring, and management of surgical wounds, pressure sores, ulcers, and surgical sites
  • Wound dressing, cleaning and disinfecting
  • Wound Vac Management
  • Medication administration
  • Infection prevention
  • Pain management
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Catheter care
  • Stoma care
  • Mobilization
  • Patient and family education on wound care

Our goal is to optimize our patient’s healing time and promote the best possible health outcomes.  Our staff is highly trained and utilizes cost-effective and clinically proven products to make certain our patients are receiving superior care.

Post-Operative Care

Operations are intrusive procedures. Patients recovering from operations generally require assistance during the phase leading up to their full recovery and return to normal life. To assist patients, our highly skilled physicians, nurses and therapists in gulf international provide comprehensive, individualized, post-surgical care to help them recover in the comfort of their home. Whether a patient needs extended care or daily intermittent visits gulf clinicians will design a holistic plan of care that encompasses all aspects of recovery including recovery from major operations such as large bowel, urological, gynaecology, bariatric, orthopaedic, cardiothoracic surgeries, stroke, heart disease or chronic illnesses for example diabetes or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Scope of Service:                                                                                                                                                                   

Comprehensive patient assessment and monitoring

  • Monitoring of surgical site
  • Medication administration including intravenous therapy (IV)
  • Wound care and dressing
  • Infection prevention
  • Pain management

Physiotherapy and respiratory therapy

Patient and family education

Physiotherapy at Home

Gulf International Medical Services Company provides high quality Home Physiotherapy Service. Physiotherapy is essential to optimize the recovery from injury or disease and also for the management of long-term conditions.

  • Falls.
  • Elderly.
  • Stroke.
  • Post-Operative Physiotherapy.
  • Joint replacement
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Parkinson’s
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • COPD

There is also good evidence for the effectiveness of physiotherapy at home for the following illnesses: Arthritis, Asthma, Cancer Survivorship, Cardiac Rehab, Cystic Fibrosis, Dementia Care, Lymphedema, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Obesity, Urinary Incontinence and Vestibular Rehabilitation.

What Gulf International home physiotherapy service experts can do for your family

Gulf International Physiotherapy staff in Abu Dhabi, Alain and Western region will assess each patient in their home environment and discuss their goals and requirements in order to develop a personal rehabilitation program. Rehabilitation should start as soon as possible to speed recovery.

Initially, if the patient is acutely unwell, this may involve a personal rehabilitation program to limit further complications such as contractures, muscle atrophy and chest infections. Later, patients will be treated using a range of apparatus and stratagems, (electrotherapy, massage, manual therapy and progressive exercise) in order to improve their mobility potential, decrease their pain and overall improve their quality of life.

Our patient’s progression, from an assessed baseline, is tracked using standardized, valid and reliable measurement tools.

Gulf International Physio therapists can work closely with nurses, care Givers and relatives so that treatment may be augmented and care is continuous.

What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a science-based profession that implements a “whole person” approach to an individual’s health and well-being, thus including the overall lifestyle of a patient. Also known as physical therapy, it helps people deal with, or recover from, back pain and injuries, as well as in the management of long-term, persisting medical conditions, such as asthma.

What do physiotherapists do?                                                                                                                                                 

Physiotherapists help improve and maintain the health of people of all ages. They provide professional assistance to patients in managing pain and preventing diseases. They aim to restore movement and function in patients who are afflicted with an injury, disability, or illness. They do this through a combination of exercise, manual therapy, education and patient advice.

Why physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a degree-based health care profession. Physiotherapists use their knowledge, skills, and experience to help address a wide variety of physiological conditions, including:

  • Respiratory (asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis)
  • Cardiovascular (chronic heart disease, rehabilitation after heart attack)
  • Neurological (stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis)
  • Neuromusculoskeletal (back pain, arthritis, sports injuries, whiplash associated disorder)

Diabetes management

In gulf international home healthcare company  we are able to support patients, including those with peripheral neuropathy, and educate them on how to live with diabetes and how to manage advanced complications such as renal failure and diabetic foot problems. Our nurses can also guide patients with preventative measures such as off-loading pressure on the affected foot to further promote healing, which also minimizes the risk of limb amputation due to gangrene.

Services in diabetes management

  • Nursing care management
  • Daily monitoring of blood glucose levels, weight and blood pressure
  • Insulin administration and management
  • Patient and family education
  • Diet modification and counseling
  • Treatment of feet and other skin issues
  • Assessment for need of adaptive equipment and occupational therapy

Doctor at home service

Our Doctor At gulf international provides healthcare to your doorstep by arranging to have a highly qualified GP physician consult with patients in the comfort of their home. We bring doctors to your home to offer you highly personalized, medical care combined with quality and compassion. From paediatric to elderly patients, our doctors for home visit services provide care and assessment for non-emergent conditions that can typically be treated in an outpatient clinic setting.

Having medical care provided directly in the safety and comfort of your own home, eases stress and anxiety. Our ability to conduct an assessment and follow-ups at your home saves you time and effort. In addition, we provide you the comfort way to contact with your Doctor. If physician specialists or lab tests are required, our staff will help make the appropriate referrals.

Scope of Service                                                                                                                                                                         

  • Physician consultation and follow-up for non-emergency ailments
  • Medication prescription as per patient need and regulatory guidelines
  • Sick leave authorization
  • For emergent conditions, please call 999 for emergency medical support

Infusion therapy at home

Gulf international offers infusion therapy services that administered by our skilled nurses and physicians in patient’s homes. This comprehensive, home therapy service provides patients with a safe, effective and cost-effective alternative to inpatient treatment and helps them resume their normal lifestyle and work activities while recovering from illness.                                                                                                                                                 

Conditions requiring infusion therapy which may be provided include infections that do not respond to oral antibiotics, cancer and cancer-related pain management, dehydration and gastrointestinal diseases/disorders that prevent normal functioning of the gastrointestinal system, congestive heart failure, Crohn’s Disease, hemophilia, immune deficiencies, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, and sinusitis.

Scope of Service

  •  Antibiotic Therapy
  •  Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
  •  Pain Management

Lab at home

Gulf international deals with lab to take samples at home to enhance your healthcare experience by providing you with the opportunity to complete the required lab tests in the comfort and safety of your own home. This service can be availed of as per your convenience, saving your valuable time and energy. Being able to undergo the lab tests at home will help you feel less stress and anxiety. We offer most of the lab tests ordered by your physician  at the comfort of your home.

Travel Nurse/International Patient Care

We at Gulf international medical services provide high quality nursing care to our patients, who seek specialized medical treatment overseas, and those returning in the UAE after the treatment or procedure done.

We provide experienced HAAD Licensed Nurses who can accompany the patient from the comfort of their home or hospital bed, to their medical journey, and to their preferred destination country for ongoing medical care and treatment, with the extensive experience in tracheostomy care, gastrostomy feeding, intravenous medications and fluid administration.

Having developed a trusting working relationship with major aircraft operators, we are able to provide medical services to hospitals and private families, for the patients who are unable to travel because of their medical conditions.

We also provide clinical care at home for patients who are returning home or who came from post treatment, under the supervision of our HAAD Licensed Nurses and Medical Professionals. We cater patients who had post traumatic experience, chronic illnesses, neurological diseases, heart attack and stroke.

We customized care based on the patient’s needs and requirements. We provide 12hours to 24hours nursing care for a week for a continuous medical care.

Our Clients

We provide services to transfer patients from bed to wheel chair, bed to stretcher or vice versa depending on the patient’s medical conditions. All of the patients we catered who had severe, long term medical conditions, required strict medical supervision by an experienced HAAD Licensed Nurses.

Some of our clients who are recovering from illnesses and injuries are unable to be seated in an economy class, business or first class depending on their medical issues. Though in some cases, patients require stretcher and medical oxygen system to be fitted on-board aircraft. All of these arrangements regarding the patient’s transport are well coordinated by our medical team to our aircraft operators to ensure smooth, hassle free and a less stressful environment for a safe and stable patient transfer.

Our Services:

We start with patient’s assessment to evaluate if they are fit to fly on a scheduled airline. Majority of our patients are deemed fit to fly on a scheduled airline. However, some patients are not qualified due to the severity of their medical condition and may require the more specialized treatment.

We provide hassle free patient transfers. Our expert case managers are dedicated and carefully coordinate with the right personnel for smooth, safe and quick patient transfer.

Home Care, Healthcare, Nursing Care