Care24, India’s leading home healthcare services provider today announced the launch of its home-based health offerings in NCR region, with a promise to enhance in-home patient care in the capital. Care24 has served 10,000+ patients in Mumbai, and aims to widen its reach within the home healthcare space with its launch in the Delhi region. The company will kickstart operations in the city on 25th January, 2017 with its entire portfolio of services on offer, including cancer care, physiotherapy, geriatric care, palliative care and Neuro rehabilitation.
This move is in line with the company’s mission to make home based healthcare affordable, accessible, anytime and anywhere. Care24 aims to be a one point solution for patient care services at home in Delhi as well with the objective of providing enhanced patient care and an improved healthcare experience for patients and their families. With its team of 24×7 nurses, attendants and certified physiotherapists, Care24 intends to help individuals through the rehabilitation process.
Commenting on the expansion, Vipin Pathak, Co-Founder Care24 said, “We are very excited to set up operations in New Delhi, and believe that we can provide the required access for holistic patient management to any family looking to care for a member in the comfort of their homes. With our foray into speciality health requirements, we believe we will be able to bridge the gap in home based patient care the capital.”
Delhi-NCR has total population of over 2 crores and more than 6.8% or approx 12 lakhs of this population consists of senior persons (60+).
With an evolving socio-economic and demographic, growing popularity of nuclear families and fast changing traditional value system, the needs of older citizens have also changed vehemently. Moreover, according to a 2015 report by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), chronic diseases are the leading cause of deaths in India as they account for 60% of all morbidities with more than five million people every year succumbing to long term illnesses.
“Providing the right patient care, can be instrumental in managing long-term chronic illnesses and in some cases even help in the recovery process. Our aim at Care24 is to ensure that every patient gets the best healthcare for their condition, ensuring better patient outcomes and providing a higher quality of life,” explained Vipin.
Care24 raised $4 million in Series-A funding led by SAIF partners, last year. Talking about the expansion, Mridul Arora, Principal, SAIF Partners said, “The Care24 team has demonstrated strong performance as they have expanded across Mumbai to be the largest health-at-home player in the city. We are excited about now extending our brand and quality of service to Delhi.”
Care24 also invests heavily in training its caregivers in basic patient care protocols and provides additional certified training courses to ensure the best quality care for its patients.