Informative Sessions on Home Care Expansion Have Come to an End

16 Local Units of Health Care (LUHC) under the Regional Directorates of the Health Care Service Operators (HCSO) in Tiranë, Shkodër, Vlorë, and Elbasan have concluded the informative meetings regarding the expansion and implementation of home care services (HCS).

These meetings serve as an introductory presentation of the activity plan for implementing this service, which includes meetings at the LUHC and health centre level, creating a database for home care service, adapting and approving regulations, capacity-building training for family medicine teams, distributing equipment, and training of monitoring teams.

During April-May 2024, approximately 16 such meetings were held with the participation of 132 health professionals, including 57 health centre directors, 20 family nurses, 55 LUHC specialists, and 8 representatives of the HCSO Regional Directorates.

The LUHCs involved in these informative meetings include Kavaja, Elbasan, Pogradec, Tirana, Durrës, Bulqiza, Peshkopia, Burrel, Lezha, Kukës, Mirdita, Shkodra, Fier, Lushnja, Mallakastra, and Berat.