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Features of a Muslim Nursing Home

October 11, 2016 -


The nursing home, care home, rest home and intermediate care center, is a place of residence for people who need continual nursing care and have striking difficulty managing with the required activities of daily living.

Nursing helpers and skilled nurses are 24 hours available a day for the residents comprise the elderly and younger adults with mental or physical disabilities. People in a nursing home receive physical, mental, occupational and other rehabilitative therapies. Residents have specific legal rights depend on the nation the facility is situated in.

A nursing house that provides facilities according to Islamic values by keeping Islamic laws and hadiths in mind is referred as a Muslims nursing home where Muslims elderly care services are offered professionally. Delivering high quality care to Muslim patients includes having an awareness of implications of the Islamic faith and beliefs.
Nurses should understand the inferences of spiritual and cultural values for clinical practices. They should be aware of the need for modesty and privacy, the appropriate use of touch, dietary requirement and use of medications should be very strictly checked whether it is halal or not. And if hospital meal times clashes prayer time alternate arrangement may be required.

Although some Muslim patients are exempted for health reasons while many want to fast during Ramadan so their meal should be taken care at pre-dawn and post evening. In case of life threatening emergency, there are no restrictions on the medical treatment that could be provided to Muslim patient.

Patient should get taken care of their neatness of their clothes and bodies, as neatness is an important aspect of living for a Muslim community. Islamic culture represents the customs & traditions which evolve from daily practice of people succeeding authentic teachings of Islam.

In general, when various culture of Muslim around the world is compared, the common features found in all countries and regions so the nurses should respect the Islamic cultural values and they should conduct the daily religious classes in the Muslims old folk home.


Main features of a Muslims Nursing Home

Following are the core facilities and features that a nursing home for Muslims should have.

Privacy and modesty

During hospitalization, Muslim patient’s modesty and privacy should be valued, and preferably, they should be take care by a nurse of same gender.

Dietary considerations

Islam has rules about types of food that is permissible (halal) and prohibited (haram). The key forbidden foods are, Pork and it’s by products, alcohol, Animal fats and meat that has not been slaughtered according to Islamic regulation.


Medications to treat the sick have same case of halal and haram, it is forbidden to use haram medication that uses Pork or alcohol.

Other consideration

The usage of left hand is considered unclean in Muslim cultures. To avoid offence the following objectives should be done by right hand, feeding, Medicine administration, handing items to patients.

Caring for Muslim patients in Muslims nursing home, involves meeting their needs in the context of their own culture and beliefs. Islam does not only provide guidance but also puts substantial emphasis on health and prevention.

Several Islamic beliefs will affect Muslim patients’ attitudes and behavior in nursing homes, hospital and community settings; it is important for nurses to have understanding of these so they can offer culturally appropriate care while performing Muslims elderly care.

When working for Muslims nursing home it is important to understand why certain acts are carried out, and why adherence or non-adherence to treatment may occur.

26 thoughts on “Features of a Muslim Nursing Home

  • Azmira Aina Mohd Arif

    June 10, 2017 at 9:40 pm

    Sy memerlukan nurse yg boleh menjaga ibu ayah sy ketika sy pergi kerja..

  • Roselainy

    July 18, 2017 at 10:47 am

    I need information about muslim care centres that can provide home like environment. My mother has glaucoma with poor eyesight which will progessively grew worse. Currently being taken care by 2 maids. However, they will be leaving soon.
    She would also like a single room with usual amenities.

    • usama

      July 18, 2017 at 12:55 pm

      Dear Roselainy, we can help you and your mother. Let’s discuss about it. Call now at (+6)01 62786993.

    • Zalilah

      December 30, 2019 at 1:33 pm

      We are looking for muslim care options for my mother who has dementia

      • naveed

        February 10, 2020 at 5:22 am


  • Mar

    July 19, 2017 at 11:21 am

    Ibu Sy mmpunyai masalah pendengaran Dan baru-baru ini terkena minor stroke. Tidak bedridden…. Boleh Bergerak Sendri tapi perlu dipantau
    Kami mencari daily care centre yg boleh menjaga ibu semasa kami keluar bekerja. Tq

    • usama

      July 19, 2017 at 11:24 am

      Dear Mar, we can take care of her. Please call now to discuss! (+6)01 62786993

  • noraini

    August 17, 2017 at 7:10 am

    do you have a branch in johor bahru?

  • Hafsah

    October 16, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    Sy mempunyai Abang Yang mengalami kemalasan jalanraya..kecederaan Di kepala menyenangkan dia tidak boleh bangun sendiri(bedridden).pakai rules tube Dan tracheostomy.dan dia juga Ada hepatitis c.tiafa siapa Yang boleh jaga SBB belum berkahwin Dan Kami semua kerja.boleh ke jaga pesakit begining.ada tak diseremban.

    • usama

      October 23, 2017 at 10:39 am

      Hello Hafsah, please call us at 0162786993 to discuss in detail. Or fill one of our forms here

  • Nur

    October 23, 2017 at 9:02 am

    My brother in law is just had a minor surgery, however he has a history of slight mental issues, but he is on medication.Family is looking for a home which can take care of him.he is able to tend to himself. He is abt 65yrs old, a muslim.Is Noble care able to help take care of him?

    • usama

      October 23, 2017 at 10:40 am

      Yes Nur. Noble Care can take care of him very well. Please fill our form here

  • Rohani

    November 11, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    M looking for a nurse for taking my mum age 89 have minor stroke…need like for daily basic care nursuing such spongy, feeding physio turning etc..
    Only need for minimum 2hrs at least in mrng and wsh to knw hw [email protected] hr…

  • Azizah

    May 9, 2018 at 12:40 pm

    Sye mempunyai ibu yg dementia…dn org islam..
    Ade kah nobel care dpt menerima penjagaan untuk org islam dn menyediakn care pemakanan

    • usama

      May 11, 2018 at 4:40 pm

      yes, please contact +6 0162786993

  • Linda

    May 22, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    Salam to Noble Care person in charge
    Ayah sy berumur 75tahun.Beliau perlukan seseorang sentiasa ada disisinya.Masalah kami keluar bekerja dan tidak samapai utk tinggalknnya bersendirian.Beliau boleh menguruskan dirinya sendiri.Makan minum dan jg ke tandas.Rajin mengaji dan bersolat.
    Dgn gambaran sebegini bolehkah puan nyatakan harga untuk 5 hari seminggu?

  • Arie

    June 17, 2018 at 11:03 am

    I’m looking for a centre to send my brother for proper care. He suffers from serious schizoaffective disorder and just recently being discharged from hospital. Can I inquire if you guys accept patient like my brother? I’m also considering getting a nurse to come during the day whilst I go out to work.

  • Mohd Nohan

    November 15, 2018 at 11:44 am

    Saya memerlukan tempat 24 hours nursing care untuk isteri saya yang dalam keadasn koma.

    • usama

      November 15, 2018 at 2:16 pm

      We provide 24 hrs nursing care. Please contact at +6 01 62786993 to discuss.

  • Hana

    November 19, 2018 at 3:07 am

    Hi. My mom is 60yo. Currently have a glaucoma eye disease and oku card holder.
    Now she need to do dialysis (which I can arrange for her transportation to dialisis center) . Do you accept into your nursing home while we are working?

    • usama

      November 19, 2018 at 10:33 am

      Yes, we can help. Contact us to discuss more.


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