Nursing

Nursing care is the core business of St Joseph’s Home. Our nursing department is staffed by registered nurses, enrolled nurses, auxiliary nurses, rehab care workers and carers.The department is managed by a Nursing Services Manager who has a B.Tech Degree in Primary Health care, a diploma in Nursing Management and Community Health Care and 10 years’ experience in pediatric nursing at a tertiary Hospital.Our competent, skilled and qualified nursing staff are committed to rendering 24 hour holistic health care to our patients. This is why we continue to receive a constant flow of new admissions from referring hospitals. Our Bed Occupancy Rate exceeds 85% throughout the year. We also ensure that all patients are transported to follow-up clinic appointments.

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We have a bed capacity of 142, and care for patients with different ailment categories e.g. oncology, respiratory, Diabetes, Cerebral Palsy, Neurology, Nephrology, Cardiology, HIV / Aids /TB etc.Apart from providing routine nursing care, the administration of prescribed medication, and ensuring the comfort of our patients, we also offer special nursing care which includes peritoneal dialysis, tracheostomy care, colostomy and urostomy care, oxygen therapy, gastrostomy, jejunal and naso-gastric feeding.In order to provide health care of the highest quality we support the development and further training of all our nursing staff. Read more about our Nursing School.

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