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CORE FUNTIONS

CORE FUNCTIONS OF NKF WELFARE DEPARTMENT

  • Perform the social and financial assessment of new applicants for admission into the NKF Haemodialysis Programme.
  • Counsel ┬ápatients and their families to manage and improve their emotional, social, psychological, physical and financial well-being.
  • Investigate and process applications for NKF subsidies from NKF patients.
  • Perform the yearly review of patients in NKF dialysis centres to ensure their compliance and update their current socio-economic status.
  • Organise the bimonthly meetings of the Patient Selection and Welfare Committee for formal approval of new applications and settle other issues related to patient welfare.
  • Network with relevant government and non-government agencies to assist patients with financial and other problems.
  • Support the activities of the NKF Patient Support Group.