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Saint Lucia: Ministry of Health Delivers Biomedical Equipment to Comfort Bay Senior Citizens Home

Saint Lucia: Ministry of Health Delivers Biomedical Equipment to Comfort Bay Senior Citizens Home


Castries, Saint Lucia: The Comfort Bay Senior Citizens Home is receiving equipment that will facilitate the care and management of patients. The Saint Lucia Department of Health, Welfare and Seniors Affairs recently donated biomedical equipment to the Comfort Bay Senior Citizens Home, which is expected to improve the level of medical services provided to the facility’s clients.

The Acting Permanent Secretary of the Saint Lucia Department of Health, Jenny Daniel, said she was confident the biomedical equipment would help the facility immensely in caring for its customers.

“As the Department of Health, now that we have taken over the management of the Comfort Bay facility, we recognize the shortcomings in terms of the medical equipment available for the treatment and medical care of our elderly people here. We are very proud to be able to present to the management and staff of the establishment: a stretcher, six wave mattresses, an adult scale, an AED resuscitator, and it is a machine that allows the resuscitation of patients, a monitor vital signs and a scanner and two oxygen concentrators.

Health Minister Moses Jn Baptiste says he looks forward to working with the Comfort Bay Senior Citizens Home to ensure services are improved for seniors.

“I hope the equipment that is here today helps seniors and helps the staff at this facility improve service, improve conditions, and eventually our seniors will have a much better stay at Comfort Bay Senior.” Citizens. House. There are many things we do as a ministry to make sure the Comfort Bay Senior Citizens Home is a better place to live, work and to make sure it creates a high level of service for clients, people elderly.

Comfort Bay Senior Citizens Home nurse Amy Jn Pierre expressed her gratitude to the Department of Health for biomedical equipment and efforts to provide support for improved care for the elderly.

“On behalf of the management and staff of Comfort Bay, I would like to thank the Department of Health for demonstrating its commitment to improving care for the elderly in Saint Lucia. The equipment will be put to good use and we appreciate it very much and are very happy and looking forward to working with them over the years. We are off to a good start.

The donation of biomedical equipment included a stretcher, adult scales, vital signs monitor and oxygen concentrators, to name a few.