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Apollo Dialysis offers home haemodialysis services to stay safe during Covid-19

Our Bureau, Bengaluru
Friday, April 2, 2021, 15:10 Hrs  [IST]

Apollo Dialysis Clinics, India’s leading dialysis service network, has launched the new home haemodialysis service in Bengaluru & Chennai for patients. This home-based dialysis facility has been a common practice in several countries abroad, where people are able to accommodate the same, due to having larger homes and the long distances between their homes and the nearest medical facility.

The service which commenced from April 1, 2021 allows patients to have safe, convenient and hassle-free dialysis at home by setting up a dedicated dialysis machine for the patient. All that a patient needs is a small, separate room with air conditioning facilities to ensure temperature control, a running water supply unit and a system to maintain hygiene. The team at Apollo Dialysis will provide all the necessary training, as well as a technician to assist them with every session. The service prevents risk of infection, because patients need not have to travel each time to a hospital and be inconvenienced due to time, distance or expense involved.

Speaking on the occasion of the launch, M Sudhakar Rao, head, Apollo Dialysis Clinics, Bengaluru said “By launching the home haemodialysis for Bengaluru & Chennai, we want to help provide patients with an easy, secure and safe to perform dialysis. There will be zero risk of cross infection among patients, as the entire unit is established at the patient’s house. Owing to flexibility it gives, it will save time for the patients and their attendants at the same time give them access to world class treatments at the safety of their home.

The Apollo Dialysis Clinics, which has an impeccable track record, supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure, dedicated & experienced nephrologists, and well-trained technicians across 70 centres in 60 cities across India.

Dr Venkatesh, Consultant Nephrologist, Apollo Dialysis Clinics, Chennai said “Though this is a pilot launch in the two cities, Apollo Dialysis Clinics which strongly believes in offering services with affection, affordability and accessibility, plans to expand this to other cities across India, so that more patients can benefit from this, he added.

 

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