With the collaboration of ARACI family, from İzmit who owns Koruma Klor Alkali San ve Tic. ,A.Ş. and Koruma Cleaning A.Ş., Kocaeli University and Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality, “Semahat Tool Elderly Medical Care Center”s, which will be a first in Turkey, foundation was laid with the presence of Industry and Technology Minister Mr. Fikri ISIK.
This center, which is different from the classical nursing home (retirement home) concept; it will be operated by Kocaeli University Faculty of Medicine and Kocaeli University will be responsible for the allocation and operation of furnishing, materials, technical-administrative personnel suitable for the purpose of establishment of the center. In order to ensure efficient operation of the center after construction, joint activities are carried out with the Municipality, University, Provincial Health Directorate, Provincial Directorate of Family and Social Policies and the City Council.
This center will be serving to the guests who are impossible to taken care at home and in need of medical support with Dementia. It will be the first example in Turkey and has an extremely modern conditions to provide care for the elderly will serve a total of 12 thousand square meter area on the 6th floor. There will be 180 bedroom, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Pool, Rehabilitation and Examination, Recreation, Doctor-Nurse Rooms, Mechanical and Electrical Centers, Social Areas (cafeteria, dining hall, reading-resting rooms) will be available.