Salama bint Hazza Visits Patients at Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital with the Start of the Holy Month


Abu Dhabi, UAE: Her Highness Sheikha Salama bint Hazza Al Nahyan visited patients at the Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) in Abu Dhabi recently, to coincide with the start of the Holy month of Ramadan. During her visit, H.H. Sheikha Salama expressed her appreciation to the role that the hospital has played within the fields of medical rehabilitation for patients with complex conditions from brain and spinal cord, bone, heart and lung injuries for both long-term and short-term conditions. Sheikha Salama also inspected the hospital’s facilities and praised the efforts of the medical team for the high-level services it provided to patients within the UAE, adhering to international standards of healthcare.

Dr. Mishal Al Kasimi, CEO of Capital Health Group, stated that Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) in Abu Dhabi has been able to sustain a high rate of positive outcomes for rehabilitation patients from across the region. This is attributed to the esteemed international partnership with the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly known as the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) in the United States, in addition to leveraging the talents of a distinguished medical staff and the latest virtual reality-based technologies.

Dr. Al-Kasimi expanded on the importance of having an integrated multi-disciplinary rehabilitation hospital in Abu Dhabi, able to implement the highest international standards of care for rehabilitation patients and negate the need to travel abroad to receive quality treatment. This is further bolstered by the partnership with Shirley Ryan AbilityLab to provide best-in-class rehabilitation care. Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH), equipped with the latest in healthcare technologies, enjoys fruitful cooperation with the Department of Health Abu Dhabi and the rising interest in the development of the private medical sector by officials. This also serves to complement the government medical sector and enables Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) to become a long-lasting partner that provides advanced rehabilitation health services to patients across the UAE.

Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) provides treatment across various rehabilitation fields, which include: Speech and swallowing treatment, brain, spinal cord, bone, heart and lung injuries, as well as restoring the ability of patients to walk and move and improving hand functions. Moreover, the multi-disciplinary hospital provides treatment to children with autism or brain imagery, in addition to the availability of a specially equipped dental clinic personalized to deal with patients of determination.

About Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH):

Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) is a subsidiary of the operating management firm, Capital Health, which is one of UAE’s best-in-class integrated health groups, located in the heart of Abu Dhabi. The hospital is the UAE’s first fully post-acute and long-term rehabilitation institution which offers a progressive healthcare model for inpatients and outpatients, with its 35+ rehabilitation and medical care services. The hospital is led by a team of western-trained consultants, therapists and nurses who work together to give the best healthcare delivered through the latest breakthrough rehabilitation treatments and technologies. Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) comprises 8 floors, 2 parking levels and houses 160+ premium inpatient beds, in addition to a robust healthcare manpower capacity of 400+ hospital staff. One of the hospital’s vital rehabilitation trademarked facilities includes Bayt Al Qudra™ (Ability Lab™), which is an in-facility centre that aimed at helping patients recover from a life-changing illness or injury. Bayt Al Qudra™ was developed based on an international partnership with The Shirley Ryan Ability Lab (previously known as the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago).

About Capital Health:

Capital Health, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, is a private integrated healthcare group that operates two healthcare facilities in the UAE: (1) Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) – A multi-disciplinary hospital that provides post-acute and long-term rehabilitation medical care, along with inpatient, outpatient and Home Healthcare services, and (2) Health Shield Medical Center – A multi-specialty healthcare facility offering outpatient, one-day surgery capabilities. Capital Health brings together stakeholders, physicians, clinicians, therapists and nursing staff for the betterment of UAE’s healthcare system and maintains its industry position as one of the leading healthcare groups in the country.