Abdullah bin Ali Kanoo center for the diagnosis and evaluation of disability

 

The Bahraini Ministry of Labour and Social Development is giving increasing attention to the disabled person rights, as it strives to provide a wide range of social and rehabilitation services. The Ministry seeks to ensure that the provided services are in highest standards, emanating from the necessary diagnosis and evaluation of disabled persons, and ensuring the provision of integrated services to disabled persons through integration and cooperation with the Ministry of Health by providing a range of medical services, which include the oral and dental health services, the visual evaluation of disability clinic, the auditory evaluation clinic and the physiotherapy department.

 

Location on Google Maps: Abdullah bin Ali Kanoo center for the diagnosis and evaluation of disability

 

On instruction from his highness, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Bahrain king, may Allah sustain him, to allocated land for the construction of the Disability Complex in  A'ali over an area of 3 hectares. Part of the land was allocated to the diagnosis and evaluation of disability center, comprised of approximately 1636 square meters. His highness approved one million BD (Bahraini dinars) from the Royal Court to build and equip the building. His highness demands the center to be called “Abdullah bin Ali Kanoo” in recognition of his pioneering role in social and civil work, and his support for many social, humanitarian and economic initiatives.

 

The foundation stone was laid by his Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, the Royal Court Minister,, on behalf of his highness, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Bahrain king, His Highness Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa opened the center on 16 June 2014.

 

Our partners:

 

1- Ministry of health

 

The Abdullah bin Ali Kanoo center for disability working group consisting of consultants from Orthopedics, Audiologist, ophthalmologist Psychiatry, psychologists, speech therapist, physiotherapy, social counselling and occupational therapists

 

2- Sons of the deceased Abdullah bin Ali Kanoo

 

Funding the all necessary equipment to the center’s Medical Clinics and the Physical therapy

 

3- High commission for disability

 

Preparation and implementation strategy specified for the disabled people, and establishing plans and programmers for the rehabilitation and employment

 

4- National Committee for Disability Diagnose and Assessment

 

The National Committee for Disability Diagnoses and Assessment was formed by Ministry decision NO.50 of 2010. The committee reconstituted in 2013 as National Body to assess disabled persons headed by the Labour and Social Development. Its member includes representative from Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Bahrain University, Arab Gulf University (AGU), High commission for university dealing with following tasks:

 

1.Examine the medical, educational, psychological and rehabilitative report for diagnoses and assessment of disabled persons periodically.

2.Standardization of psychological test to assess mental capacity, behavioural and educational disorders for disabled persons.

3.Certify the disability type and degree medical report.

 

Center's Goals:

 

1.Conducting psychological, social, educational assessment and assess the mental capacity

2.Examine the medical, educational, psychological and rehabilitative report for diagnoses and assessment of disabled persons periodically.

3.Issuance of the disability type and degree medical report in recommendation of the National Committee for Disability Diagnose and Assessment

4. Medical diagnoses for disabled persons throw specialized health clinic such as eye and hearing clinic and visual assessment clinic.

5. Provision of Physical therapy Services for disabled persons.

6.Provision of vocational training opportunity for disabled persons.

7.Provision of psychological and social consultation.

8.Provision of job opportunities disabled person’s job-seekers.

9.Issuing identity cards for disabled persons.

10.Provide Assistive devices for disabled persons.

 

Center services:

 

Diagnosis and assessment throwpsychological and mental tests and Certify the disability type and degree.

1.      Diagnostic services: assessment and Diagnosis process and approving disabled person’s applications, beside the medical diagnostic throw eye and hearing clinic and visual assessment clinic.

2.      Psychological and social assessment services: assessment of mental, social, speech, lingual, academic ability for disabled persons.

3.      Rehabilitativeservices: Provision of Physical therapy Services for disabled persons

4.      Consulting services:make recommendations regarding to inclusion disabled persons to the most convenient rehabilitation institutions and receiving social support, professional training, etc.

5.      Provision of consulting services for disabled persons and their families. 

 

Other services:

 

·  Provision of professional training for disabled persons.

·  Provision of job opportunities disabled person’s job-seekers.

·  Issuing identity cards for disabled persons.

·  Provide Assistive devices for disabled persons such as: wheelchairs, stethoscope, personal mobility supports

 

Center Services beneficiaries:

 

All persons with disabilities of all ages of both sexes, reside in Kingdom of Bahrain have already been assessed and diagnosed or have never assessed and diagnosed for all kind of disabilities (mental, psychological, physical, visual, hearing).

 

Documents Required:

 

1.  Four photographs.

2. One Copy of a valid passport for the disabled person and his parent.

3. One Copy of Valid identity card for the disabled person and his parent

4. All medical reports and last joined school, institution, center documents and reports.

5. Any other documents required by the National Committee for Disability Diagnose and Assessment.

 

Registration:

·Disabled person must attend diagnosis and assessment sessions.

·All required document must be brought

·Attend the interviews assigned my National Committee for Disability Diagnose and Assessment.

·Any other information needed by the National Committee for Disability Diagnose and Assessment.

 

Requirement for obtaining the service:

·Must be residing in Kingdom of Bahrain.

· The National Committee for Disability Diagnose and Assessment’s form must be filling out.

·Commitment to the multiple regulations and procedures.

·Report outcome, including recommendation and results must be accepted.

 


 

Address:

 

Building no 556 - Road no 3212 Block no 732

Tel: 171013230

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your rating: None Average: 1.5 (15 votes)