The UAE’s first CARF-accredited Comprehensive
Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital

Admission Criteria for Post Acute Rehabilitation

Step 1

Hospital is contacted about the patient by email
or by phone +971 56 333 7103

Step 2

Family consent for release of information and for assessment

Step 3

Medical report delivered to Amana Physician by email

Step 4

Initial assessment verified with hospital and physician informed

Step 5

Patient legal representative signs Amana Agreement and Thiqa preauthorization

Step 6

Inform referring hospital, physician and family regarding transfer process. Schedule transfer to Amana.

Admission Criteria for Post Acute Rehabilitation

Stroke and Neurological Disorders

  • Following a stroke or cranial bleeding
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Guillian Barré Syndrome
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Disorders of the peripheral nervous system
  • Epileptic syndromes
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Pain syndromes
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deformity syndrome with neurological effects


Head Injury or Brain Surgery                        

  • Following traumatic skull or brain injury (TBI)
  • Following brain tumors incl. post-surgical recovery Surgery, Injury or Bone and Joint Operations
  • Following intervertebral disc operations
  • Following joint replacement operations
  • Following spinal cord injury – quadriplegia, paraplegia
  • Spine syndrome, intervertebral disc prolapse
  • Joint diseases and arthritis
  • Joint and spinal deformities
  • Primary and secondary muscle dysfunction
  • Degenerative diseases of the spinal column
  • Bone metabolism disorders
  • Osteoporosis with complications
  • Benign and malignant bone tumors
  • Degenerative rheumatic disease
  • Congenital deformities of the bones or joints
  • Degenerative musculoskeletal disease (arthritis)
  • Tendon or ligament ruptures
  • Loss of limb or amputation


Complex Medical Disorders including Wound Care

  • Complex wound care and skin ulcer management
  • Breathing disorders including emphysema, asthma and chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic lung diseases
  • Following general cancer surgery
  • Complications of diabetes – neuropathy, nephropathy, skin ulcers

Requirements for SAADA Coverage

  • Proof of Saada Coverage
  • Copy of Saada Card

To register for SAADA under NextCare:

  • Valid Emirates Identity Card
  • Passport
  • Family Book issued by the Emirate of Dubai
  • DHA patient ID number (if available)

Multiple primary healthcare centers have been allocated for the SAADA enrollment process (List of registration centers can be found on – A member of the family may visit one of the appointed DHA healthcare centers to complete registrations for the entire family.

Requirements for Thiqa Coverage                    

  • Proof of Thiqa Private Coverage
  • Copy of Thiqa Card

To enroll in Thiqa private coverage program, the following documents are required (

  • Original and one copy of all pages of the family book (for each family)
  • Original and one copy of passport (for each individual)
  • One passport size photograph (for each individual/not applicable for newborns)
  • Copies of both sides of identity card, if available (for each individual)
  • For the nationals from Emirates other than Abu Dhabi, justification of working in Abu Dhabi or living in Abu Dhabi: i.e. employment certificate, rent contract or property contract

Requirements for Private Coverage

The patient may utilize coverage offered by other private insurance providers that includes Amana Healthcare services. Alternatively, payments can be made in cash or through credit card directly at a suitable Amana Healthcare hospital.