When Shafik Sachedina left his native land of Tanzania to move to the United Kingdom over 50 years ago, his goal was to get an education and improve the quality of his life. He had no way of knowing he would become joint chairman of a healthcare company that has improved the lives of over 30,000 people and counting.
When he left Dar-es-Salaam in the 1970s, Shafik Sachedina had made up his mind to do the work necessary to become a good dentist. After graduating from the University of London with his DDS in dental surgery in 1975, Dr. Shafik Sachedina was on his way to becoming a well-respected dental professional and a very successful businessman.
After earning his DDS, Dr. Shafik Sachedina launched his career in dentistry. He began to develop a track record for being able to handle even the most challenging dental procedures with skill and grace. Soon he had a growing client base and a steady income. But Dr. Sachedina and some of his friends realized there was a growing need for caring, high-quality services for the elderly and people with mental and physical challenges. In 1998, Dr. Shafik Sachedina co-founded Sussex Health Care. The company offers 24-hour services for the elderly, people with Alzheimer’s disease and many others.
Today, some 20 years later, Sussex Health Care is an industry leader in providing award-winning specialized care for mentally frail children, adults and the elderly, people suffering with neurological conditions, acquired brain injury and physical and learning difficulties. The company now has almost two dozen care homes located all over the UK. The facilities are known for their excellent clinical and care staff, innovative treatment methods and therapies and home-away-from-home feel. Dr. Shafik Sachedina and his team have created a healthcare model countless others strive to emulate.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina and the Sussex Health Care staff lovingly provides person-centered care designed for each patient’s specific needs. Sussex Health Care also offers several very effective holistic therapies and treatments. They include occupational therapy, physiotherapy, reflexology, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy and more. Dr. Shafik Sachedina and his knowledgeable staff have created a full activity program that includes music, drama and other forms of cultural enrichment, along with specialized gym activities, baths and other aids.
Their processes, quality of care and outcomes make the system set up by Dr. Sachedina and the Sussex Health Care team the gold standard in their industry.
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