Dr. Sachedina Creating Treatment Centers That Feel Like Home
Shafik Sachedina became a qualified dental surgeon in 1975. He was born in 1950 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. He graduated from the University of London and continued practicing in England for several years.
He became a successful entrepreneur within the healthcare industry. While working for the Ismaili Imamat and it’s community, Dr. Shafik Sachedina holds a position as a member of the Institute’s Board of Governors, a Chairman of FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Coordinating Committee, a member of the Aga Khan Development Network Committee and a member of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina co-founded Sussex Health Care along with Shiraz Boghani. Sussex Healthcare is run by entrepreneurs and doctors from around the world. After his success as a dental surgeon, Dr. Sachedina became interested in residential care. Sussex Health Care has provided support and health care services for over 25 years. They have been accredited by Health Quality Services since 2002.
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Optimal health is essential and Sussex Health Care recognizes the importance of recreational activities when it comes to maintaining ones health. Dr. Sachedina and the staff at Sussex Health Care encourage patients to use the facilities within their own home to stay active. Many of their services include neurological care, caring for those suffering from dementia, caring for the elderly and those with disabilities. As joint chairman of Sussex Health Care, Dr. Sachedina has helped make it the leading provider of nursing care.
Currently, Sussex Health Care operates 20 homes that are staffed by highly trained doctors and nurses who can treat a vast array disorders. Their treatments are provided by their staff using advanced technology 24/7. Dr. Sachedina believes that a healthy diet is important to his patients overall health. All of the meals provided by Sussex Health Care are made from local, farm fresh ingredients.
When Dr. Shafik Sachedina and Boghani started Sussex Health Care, it was operating out of only one facility. Now, the organization has over 600 beds throughout England. They strive to provide a safe environment for their patients that encourages independence and self-respect. Upon request, a patient may also have access to occupational therapy, physiotherapy and reflexology.
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