Puerto del Rosario (Fuerteventura), October 24 (EFE).- The Fuerteventura Health Area begins work to expand and improve the accessibility of several areas of the island’s hospital, actions for which a budget line of 802,746 euros.
The works will have a completion period of seven months after the act to reconsider the work was signed this Monday, Health reported in a statement.
The work will give the Majorero hospital center independent access to the Early Care Unit (UAT).
To do this, a footbridge will be built connecting the hospital parking lot with the UAT, which is located on the second floor, thus guaranteeing quick, direct and adapted access for people with reduced mobility who need to access this service. .
UAT is a specialist service where assessment, intervention and follow-up is carried out on boys and girls from zero to six years of age who have a developmental disorder or are at risk of suffering from it, their families and their environment.
The director of the Fuerteventura Health Area. Tomás Marcial Pérez has assured that the demand of the families of these users who “requested direct access to the service, to avoid their transit through the interior of the hospital building” has been met with the construction of this walkway.
In addition to the construction of this walkway at the UAT, the expansion of the Supply Service warehouse at the General Hospital of Fuerteventura will be carried out through the construction of a new annex warehouse with a total constructed area of 335 square meters.
The work also envisages the creation of new areas with facilities to, on the one hand, improve waste storage by incorporating a new 100 square meter cart storage and cleaning area and, on the other hand, to expand the power plant at the Fuerteventura General Hospital
This last action will allow the installation of a new generator set that improves safety and guarantees the power supply to the center.
Tomás Marcial Pérez has highlighted that the expansion of these spaces will make it possible to adapt the storage capacity to the current needs of the Fuerteventura General Hospital, a hospital center that has experienced remarkable growth in recent years. EFE