The family constitutes a fundamental core for the construction of each of its members as a person in their physical, psychological, socio-cultural and spiritual whole.
Health care is addressed to the family as a functional unit, seeking to respond to the needs arising from its life cycle.
Therefore, our programmes include:
Health monitoring, programmed according to the age group of each household member, enabling early diagnosis and therapeutic intervention of any changes;
Monitoring and management of chronic disease, seeking to promote a good adherence to the therapeutic measures necessary to prevent the worsening of the disease;
Health education, providing the necessary information for a healthy lifestyle choice.
According to the different stages of the life cycle, general Family Health care is framed by the Programmes of:
Child Health (by paediatricians and specialized nurses);
Family Health (by GP- General Practice - and specialized nurse).
In addition, children and young people have at their disposal health care provided by other Programmes (ensured/provided by speciality physicians, speech therapists, psychologists, nutritionists, oral hygienists and nurses):
Up to 18-year olds:
Eye sight Health;
Psych pedagogical Support/Psychomotricity;
Language and speech therapy;
Cardiology (including Echocardiograms and Electrocardiograms).
Up to 21-year olds:
Psychology (in order to accompany for a longer period the great transformations that arise in the period of adolescence and youth).
Gynaecological Health / Maternity Health;
Marital / Family Therapy;
Clinical analysis (in partnership with IMUNOLAB, SA);
Vaccines Associated with Pregnancy / Maternity.
Additionally the Foundation also provides:
Parenting Preparation (Pre/childbirth) Group Programme;
Postpartum Recovery / Baby Care Group Programme;
Obstetric Ultrasound, Echocardiography and Foetal Doppler.
The family constitutes itself as a fundamental nucleus for the construction of each one of its members ...