Abu Dhabi: An elderly Kuwaiti national has regained some of her mobility thanks to the expert treatment and quality care she received from NMC ProVita International Medical Center in Abu Dhabi.

The son of Fatima Saleh Ghanim, a 78-year old who was suffering from dizziness and movement-triggered vomiting after a subarachnoid hemorrhage, chose NMC ProVita after he read about the Center’s many success stories.

Abdulrahman Mohammed Ibrahim Ahmed said, “I am very impressed by NMC ProVita and the treatment my mother received; I never expected to find a healthcare facility of this calibre in the UAE. After her first week at NMC Provita, I noticed a considerable physical and psychological improvement in my mother. We are extremely grateful for the team’s efforts.”

When Fatima was first admitted, her endurance was poor, she could not stay upright and she needed assistance to get out of bed. In addition to assessing Fatima’s needs and supplying the necessary equipment, the multi-disciplinary team at NMC Provita provided Fatima and her family with training in mobility, self-care and transfers. Now Fatima can get out of bed with minimal assistance and sit fully upright in a wheelchair for an hour.

Dr Ahmad Al Khayer, said, “At NMC ProVita International Medical Center, we focus on enhancing patients’ lives by providing the highest quality healthcare services and a continuum of care.”

An asset/subsidiary of the UAE's largest healthcare provider NMC Healthcare, NMC ProVita International Medical Center is a pioneer and leading provider of post-acute care in the Middle East. NMC ProVita specialises in the treatment and management of non-acutely ill patients of all ages who require premium personalised healthcare services.


About NMC ProVita International Medical Center

NMC ProVita International Medical Center, an asset of the UAE's largest healthcare provider NMC Healthcare, is the pioneer for post-acute care (including long-term care, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, home hemodialysis and home health services) in the UAE. NMC ProVita specialises in the treatment and management of non-acutely ill patients of all ages requiring premium personalised healthcare services in a home-like setting. 

Established in 2011, with a total of over 190 beds at designated facilities in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain as well as private units at NMC Royal Hospital Abu Dhabi and Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah, NMC ProVita has a team of specialised physicians, nurses and therapists who focus on improving patients’ quality of life with cutting edge medical solutions and customised treatment programs. NMC ProVita also provides its patients and the local community with skilled nursing, medical, rehabilitation and dialysis services in the comfort of their homes.

ProVita was the first long-term care rehabilitation facility in the region to attain the prestigious Joint Commission International Accreditation in 2013. ProVita has also been awarded the distinguished three-year accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF) for its patient-centric protocols and its commitment to improving patients’ quality of life.

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