Gov’t cautions Kenyans against looking for these ICU administrations, says establishments not enlisted
The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dental Council Board has cautioned individuals against taking up ICU care for Coronavirus patients promoted by three foundations; Apex home medical care, Utunzaji home and Nursing care just as Wholistic Nursing care.
The three offices had put out promotions asserting to bringing to the table locally situated ICU care at a recommended charge. Apex home medical care said they were offering ICU homebased care at Ksh.15,000 each day for at least 10 days while Wholistic Nursing care were charging Ksh.10,000 each day.
In an explanation gave on Friday, the gathering President Daniel Yumbya said the organizations are not enrolled and that their ads are deceiving.
“The Gathering wishes to counsel individuals from general society to TAKE Alert that the previously mentioned organizations have not been enrolled by any of the administrative bodies and their ads are deceiving and outfitted towards acquiring cash misrepresentation affectation,” peruses the assertion.
The board additionally called attention to that it is beyond the realm of imagination to expect to offer ICU care at home as guaranteed in the promotions and has accordingly made a displinary move against the said organizations, requesting them to take care of a punishment of Ksh.500,000 each inside the following 14 days.
“Intensive care is a particular therapy given via prepared wellbeing experts who incorporate clinical trained professionals, basic consideration attendants, Drug specialists among others. Further, the equipments used in ICU care incorporates the accompanying and other clinical consumables; ICU bed with an adaptable sleeping pad, continuous Oxygen supply, Ventilator, blood gas analyzer, patient screen, implantation siphons, defibrillator and prepared basic consideration staff,” adds the chamber.
The three foundations have additionally been requested to pull down the ads.
“Having thought about the substance of the notices and taking note of that ICU care can’t be given at home, the Chamber thusly makes the accompanying Requests; Pinnacle home medical care, Utunzaji home and Nursing care and Wholistic Nursing care do pull down every one of the promotions; Apex home medical services, Utunzaji home and Nursing care and Wholistic Nursing care will each take care of a punishment fine of Ksh.500,000 to the Board inside 14days from this date thereof,” peruses the assertion.