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The Domestic Help Dilemma: Why regular health screening isn’t enough

When it comes to our homes, we want nothing but the best for our families. We strive to create a safe and healthy environment, which often includes hiring domestic help to assist in managing our households. However, when hiring domestic helps, their health and well-being should be an important factor to consider. Wondering why you need to get a comprehensive test package for your domestic help? Here are reasons why it is crucial to go beyond routine screening when it comes to their health and safety.

1. The Hidden Risks

Regular health screenings may not uncover certain underlying health conditions as some conditions only manifest over time and this could potentially pose a threat to the household members. It is essential to be proactive and take additional steps to protect the health and safety of everyone in your household.

2. Varied Health Profiles

Every individual is unique, with their own set of health requirements and risks. Regular screenings provide a general overview, but may not address the specific health needs of each domestic helper. To ensure the well-being of your household, it is crucial to consider more personalized assessments that cater to the individual health profiles of your domestic helpers.

3. Evolving Health Risks

Health conditions can develop or worsen over time, even after an initial screening. By adopting a proactive approach and implementing ongoing assessments, we can identify any emerging health issues and take timely action to mitigate potential risks.

4. Health Education and Awareness

Through these tests, they can learn about their health status. This knowledge empowers them to take proactive steps towards their own well-being and promotes a culture of health within your household.

5. Protection for Your Household

By conducting tests, you can help protect your household from potential health risks. Identifying any contagious diseases or infections through testing helps prevent the spread of illness within your home, safeguarding the health of both your domestic help and your family members.

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Afriglobal Medicare Domestic Help Package

At Afriglobal Medicare, we understand the importance of having a healthy home. This is why we have introduced the domestic help package that offers a range of essential tests to ensure the health and safety of your domestic staff members. With this package, you can have peace of mind knowing that your household is protected and that your staff members are in good health.

Here is a list of the options and tests available under this package.

 Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) ScreenComplete Blood CountComplete Blood Count
 Stool MicroscopyHepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) ScreenHepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) Screen
 Hepatitis ATB Screening (Blood)Hepatitis A
 HIV TestStool MicroscopyStool Microscopy
  HIV TestHIV Test
  Hepatitis AWidal Test
  Widal TestBlood TB Testing
   Pregnancy Test (Optional)

Be rest assured that regardless of the option you go for, your home is in great care. By conducting these assessments, you can identify any health concerns and take appropriate measures to safeguard your family’s well-being.

To book an appointment, visit any of our centers or send a Whatsapp message to +2348084295796.