Ministry of Health & Prevention Organizes Orientation Course for Mental Health Volunteers at Al Amal Hospital
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) recently arranged an orientation course at Al Amal Hospital facility for Mental Health in Dubai to even more motivate those wanting to function as volunteers in psychological health and rehabilitation services. The session was attended by Dr. Sharifa Al Emadi, Deputy Director of Al Amal Healthcare facility, Dr. Amna Turki, Deputy Director for Medical Matters, and a variety of experts in the areas, along with 50 volunteers from various colleges and establishments.
The orientation focused on the policies for offering in psychological health and psychological solutions and talked about numerous ways of dealing with people dealing with mental disease, including the rights and obligations of clients and their family members. It additionally showcased a lecture on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid training for emergency situation instances such suffocation and respiratory tract obstruction. The occasion included both academic and functional training, in addition to panel discussions and a Q&A session.
Dr. Youssif Al Serkal, Assistant Undersecretary for the Ministry of Health and Prevention's Hospitals Sector, kept in mind that the orientation comes as part of efforts by Al Amal Medical facility's volunteer services division to assist rehabilitate mental individuals in order to much better promote their integration right into the community, in adherence with the needs of the National Mental Health Program. This, he clarified, will add to the social, psychological and occupation empowerment of psychological health patients in a sustainable environment, in adherence with the policies and regulations laid out by the sensible leadership to advertise social responsibility and volunteerism in line with the declaration of 2017 as the Year of Giving.
Al Amal Medical facility's day care centre supplies social, emotional and vocational support for clients experiencing mental disease, along with other associated with computer system skills, language, nourishment, religious beliefs, yoga exercise, leisure training, arts and crafts, crochet, reading, recreational excursions, concerts, competitors, nationwide and special events.