Every Monday to Friday.

The comprehensive care centre is a site where people living with HIV/AIDS go for holistic care and management. It has a team of workers that lead to success of the services in the centre. 

This team includes; doctors, nurses, nutritionists, pharmacist, physiotherapist, laboratory technicians, public health officers and occupational therapists. It offer the following services: 

  • Comprehensive care-this is a holistic approach to managing persons infected with HIV and those affected. Basically, the approach used is majorly clinical care and psychological and socio-economical support. Clinical care given is based on the medical and nursing care. Comprehensive care also includes; prevention of HIV/AIDS, conducting of care visits to affected and infected people and providing reproductive health education. 
  • Care and support provided to people living with HIV/AIDS. This includes; socioeconomic support and VCT services. 
  • Palliative care and end of life of care. This is an approach used by comprehensive care centre which improves the quality of life of patient and their families overcome life threatening illness through prevention, assessment and treatment of patient, and other physical, psychological, and spiritual problems. 

The main services offered in the comprehensive care centre; 

  1. Clinical care-the clinical care is given based on medical and nursing care and includes the following; counselling and voluntary testing, prophylaxis of opportunistic infection, management of HIV related illness such as opportunistic infections. 
  2. Nutritional counselling-patient are educated on nutrition to improve their quality of life. Nutritional education is given to them on the type and required intake of the food. Those malnourished are provided nutritional support.
  3. Psychological counselling-this is given to patients after counselling and testing especially to the positive to meet the emotional needs. 
  4. Spiritual counselling-spiritual care is offered to patients by clinicians as it is important to make them understand the spiritual part of healing in relation to medical care. 
  5. Palliative care-patients and their affected families are given psychological and spiritual counselling to overcome stigma and help them as active as possible till their death.
  6.  Referral care-comprehensive care centre acts as a referral centre for all VCT centres, patients from inpatient, and outpatient are referred to. 
  7. Stress management-people living with HIV/AIDS are stressed because of condition presented by the disease, this reduce immune system hence leading to early death. Patients are counselled on how to overcome stress. 

P.O. Box 35 – 60401

254 20 5146700
254 734 192 208
254 713 656 186