Infrastructure

Located in the traditional neighborhood of Nuñez (Vuelta de Obligado 3165, in the city of Buenos Aires), the original building has a total of 2,265 m2, distributed in 3 floors, specially designed and equipped with modern and comfortable facilities, in addition to the permanent acquisition of state-of-the-art equipment and technology required for the clinical and specialized rehabilitation activities.

It has 54 beds – in single and shared rooms – with all the necessary comfort features for the patient’s stay and family visits.

It also has nursing and medical rooms, gyms, pharmacy and laboratory, diagnostic imaging services (ultrasound, Doppler echocardiography, x-rays), patient training units and spaces that reproduce everyday life activities (bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, among others), as well as administration areas.

In addition, there are 7 living rooms, 6 free-access toilets, two outdoor patios, a bar offering a complete food and beverage service, and an oratory available for family members.

The entire building complies with the highest safety standards. It is equipped with a fire prevention system and monitored by security cameras. In the event of a power outage, the clinic has generators for self-supply to continue normal operations and care.

Bedrooms

Each room is equipped with a combination of comfort and advanced medical technology for the highest quality professional care.

  • Quiromed automated beds for intensive care hospitalization (electrically operated and with command display to modify the desired posture).
  • Double air layer anti- bedsore mattresses to protect patients from wounds and infections.
  • Multi-parameter monitor to instantly keep track of patients’ vital signs and health condition, both from the medical ward and infirmary.
  • Rawland headboard unit that allows patients to communicate by voice for immediate assistance.
  • Headboards supplied with medical gases for therapeutic dispensing (oxygen, compressed air and vacuum).
  • Private bathrooms with Rawland system for emergency calls.
  • Vinyl sanitary ware floors and walls covered with antibacterial wallpaper.
  • Visual monitoring of patients and room for immediate action.
  • Telephone, Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning and heating services.

Healthcare Area

Therapeutic Gyms

Alcla has therapeutic gyms, with modern state-of-the-art equipment, where patients -assisted at all times by professionals- perform specific rehabilitation routines.

Facilities include:

  • Total- lift beds and standing frames.
  • Parallel bars and ramps.
  • Stepper.
  • Swedish back support.
  • Quadriceps table.
  • Stationary bicycles.
  • Treadmills.
  • Mats, therapy balls, rollers, pulleys, wall shoulder and traction wheel, among other equipment.

Pharmacy and Laboratory

Authorized by ANMAT (National Administration of Drugs, Food and Medical Technology), the pharmacy is run by a certified pharmacist and equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

The pharmacy has a single and multi-dose packaging machine that ensures drug traceability and safety. The medication is supplied individually, per day and per shift, identified in accordance with the regulations required by ANMAT, and is distributed through transfer carts equipped with bins identified by patient and room.

Alcla offers a reliable and safe clinical analysis service through Laboratorio Hidalgo, ISO 15189 certified by the Argentine Accreditation Body (OAA), a specific international standard for laboratories that covers the quality management concepts of ISO 9001 standard.

Laboratorio Hidalgo

Pharmacy and Laboratory

Authorized by ANMAT (National Administration of Drugs, Food and Medical Technology), the pharmacy is run by a certified pharmacist and equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

The pharmacy has a single and multi-dose packaging machine that ensures drug traceability and safety. The medication is supplied individually, per day and per shift, identified in accordance with the regulations required by ANMAT, and is distributed through transfer carts equipped with bins identified by patient and room.

Alcla offers a reliable and safe clinical analysis service through Laboratorio Hidalgo, ISO 15189 certified by the Argentine Accreditation Body (OAA), a specific international standard for laboratories that covers the quality management concepts of ISO 9001 standard.

Laboratorio Hidalgo

Sustainability

At Alcla, the preservation of natural resources and – as a consequence – of the environment, represents a fundamental premise in order to protect patients, staff and the community in an integrated manner.

As part of our ISO 14001 certification regarding the Environmental Management System, the clinic has an environmental protection policy based on various safe practices and on the implementation of smart devices for better and efficient use of resources.

  • Energy efficiency through:
    • Reduction in the number of luminaires per room.
    • Use of all energy-saving LED luminaires.
    • Power saving mode configuration on all PC monitors.
    • Replacement of consumption-controlled equipment and A/C temperature meters for automatic control at 24°C.
    • Construction of thermal insulation slabs.
  • Water consumption rationalization:
    • Use of Water Saving Devices.
  • Resource usage optimization:
    • Paper usage optimization.
    • Awareness message on emails to minimize and avoid unnecessary printing.
  • Waste management through:
    • Urban, recyclable and pathogenic waste sorting system.
    • Participation in the Paper Recycling Program organized by Fundación Garrahan.