Department Functions

  • To ensure continuity of care from the health care institutions to the community
  • To make the resources available known to both the community and health care givers.
  • To assist the care givers in the implementation of the community Home Based Care Policy
  • To strengthen the existing referral system and to explore the alternatives models of community care such as the Red Cross/ Utano Project.
  • To highlight the value of community Home Based Care to the people.
  • To prescribe the minimum package of Care for Home Based Programme.
  • To establish an interphase between community Home Based Care Programme and the existing health care delivery System.