Almanar Elderly Day Care Society (Civil)

 

It was founded in 2000 and was opened officially in 2001. Civil, government and private efforts have been synergized to support the idea of establishing the Home to serve the elderly during the day. The Home is managed by the Board of Trustees comprising the players concerned with the affairs of the elderly in Bahrain.


 

Address:

Building 4392 - 1224 Muscat Street Corridor

IsaTown812

P.O. Box: 33406

Tel.: 17683399 - Fax: 17680268

E-Mail: dar-almanar@hotmail.com

Objectives:

  1. Provide health, social and psychological care for the elderly, in coordination with the concerned bodies.
  2. Develop appropriate rehabilitation programs for the elderly and maximize the use of their abilities and potential.
  3. Strengthen the relationship between the elderly and their family members and deepen social interaction with their surroundings.
  4. Provide care for the elderly whose families cannot take care of them during the day.
  5. Encourage families to take care of parents through home care programmes.
  6. Providing individual and collectively support and counselling services to the families of the elderly.
  7. Investing the elderly spare time.
  8. Provide an opportunity for the elderly to spend their recreational time and benefit from the educational programmes implemented.
  9. Closer relationship and cooperation with governmental and private institutions working in the field of elderly care.

Services and Programs Provided by Home:

  • care programs.
  • Work therapy programs.
  • Social care program.
  • Cultural and recreational program.

 

Admission Conditions:

  1. A Bahraini nationality.
  2. Not less than sixty years in age.
  3. Free of contagious diseases and mental disorders.
  4. Have the desire to utilize the services of the Home
  5. Conduct a social research which proves the applicant’s need to join the Home.

 

Admission Procedures:

  1. Submit a formal application to join the Home.
  2. Conduct a social research on the case.
  3. Obtain the approval of the one responsible for the elderly person.
  4. Prepare a medical file for the case.
  5. Conduct a thorough medical examination on the case.

Termination of Service:

  1. If the case requests to leave the Home.
  2. Death.

 

Types of Care:

 

1. Day care: A service jointly provided by the Home and the family for the elderly people in order to ease the burden on the family by receiving the elderly person in the Home for a specific period during the day after which he returns to the care of his family.

2. Family care: It is intended to provide some services in special cases to the elderly in their homes with their families in case it is possible to do so.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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