Departmental vision and mission.
The department of physiotherapy is set to adhere both the vision and mission of BUGANDO MEDICAL CENTRE.
In other words this department is aiming on delivering standard and excellent rehabilitative services at this consultant & teaching medical facility.
The basic objective of our services at the hospital intends to minimize the number days of patient admission particularly for those with physical related impairment
as well as to reduce number of disabilities within the society at large.
Roles and function of Department;
Among the roles and function of our department is to render physiotherapy to complement the info health package consisting of curative,
preventive and rehabilitative services.
Our services stand for recovery, curing and health improvement of patients.
- Clinical physiotherapist - 12
- Clinical O/Therapist - 1
Units/sections within the department
We have different section contributing to our services within the department;
- Section for POP activities - this section deals with pop application e.g. Clubfoot correction,
splints related services and other physical deformity corrections.
- Occupational therapy services - provides therapy to patients with physical,
mental or behavioral impairments [e.g. children with cerebral palsy and mental retardation] in order to alleviate or compensate
impairments to enable them to do their daily activities to their full potential.
Advising patients and caregivers about making adjustments in the home, school or work environment to enable the patient to
do their daily activities to their full potential.
- Sections for therapeutic exercises and electrotherapy play a great roll to compliment our
from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm – Monday to Friday
There are several achievements from time to time; however, the most current one is an improvement in clubfoot correction by using
new technique of ponsetic method.
Continuation of outreach program for supportive supervision on clubfoot management in 6 Regions of Lake Zone.
Understaffing in occupational therapy services..currently there is only 1 Occupational therapist stationed at physiotherapy department.
TREATMENT AND CARE.
This activity started way back in 2009,Patients were mobilized from different wards to oncology ward-J4.Both adults and Childres.The number of patients treated has
exponentially increased as shown on the graph below.
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