Post-acute Care and Rehabilitation
Cambridge provides specialized and dedicated post-acute medical care and rehabilitation services to patients requiring short-term comprehensive rehabilitation and long-term care for patients with chronic illness or injury.
Cambridge caters to those in need of acute rehabilitation with a high level of physiotherapy, as well as treatment for a broad range of conditions including spinal cord injuries, neuromuscular diseases and birth defects. Cambridge’s Abu Dhabi and Al Ain facilities opened in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
The Dubai outpatient clinic opened in Q4 2017. Whilst the number of inpatients admitted for the year (181) is comparable with 2016, the opening of the Dubai facility in 2017 has led to an approximate 50% increase in the number of outpatient visits conducted by Cambridge compared with 2016. Cambridge is affiliated with Spaulding Rehabilitation, a Harvard Medical School affiliate.
Cambridge is JCI accredited and since early 2018 also accredited by CARF. Cambridge is the largest post-acute care and rehabilitation company in the Abu Dhabi Emirate. 45 beds opened in June 2014, 45 beds were added in December 2014 in Abu Dhabi; 45 beds opened in April 2015 and another 45 beds were added in April 2016 in Al Ain. An expansion into Saudi Arabia is progressing at a rapid pace, the company secured one of the first SAGIA licenses for a 100% foreign owned entity to establish, operate and manage hospitals across Saudi Arabia.
E&S Performance – Community Engagement
Cambridge employs 368 full time employees in total, 242 in Abu Dhabi, 1156 in Al Ain, 4 in Dubai and 6 in KSA. Its workforce is multi-national, with a significant majority of nurses from the Philippines (59%), as well as from India (14%), Nepal (4%), Jordan (3%), Egypt (3%) and many others. 90% of its staff are permanent employees and 10% are temporary or contracted through an agency. Of this 10%, employees are from India, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Cambridge has a majority female workforce (65%), with 41% of management positions held by women.
Cambridge is replacing all equipment containing refrigerant R44 with non-ODS refrigerants, to comply with regulations. Their target is to phase out all ODS substances by 2018. Since November 2017, CMRC has seen a 10% reduction in ODS storage. Cambridge is working on programs to reduce waste, water, electricity and fuel consumption to align with an initiative driven by the Department of Health in the UAE. Their target is to decrease water, electricity and fuel consumption by 5% and to decrease all waste production by 5% year on year, as prescribed by the government.
Cambridge periodically engages with local organizations and regulatory bodies, including the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council. In addition, the company supports local organizations through philanthropic donations, supporting local procurement, health screening initiatives and health education initiatives. In total, Cambridge has made social care payments of $348,000 and spent $9.8 million on local procurement in 2017. Between 500-650 hours were donated on pro bono health promotion and education in 2017.