Admission process



When and where does admission take place?

Admission will made at Hospital’s reception.


Who admits the patient?

Only Psychiatrists do admission at Sahan Hospital.


What are the admission criteria?

  • Presence of mental illness
  • Likelihood of serious harm to oneself or others
  • Incapability of making an informed decision
  • Unwillingness to undergo care or treatment


What is required on admission?

  • Deposit
  • Family member
  • Identity document


How long will the patient stay at the center?

Your length of stay at the Hospital will be influenced by the following factors:

  • Patient progress, cooperation and individual circumstances
  • The therapeutic team who will gauge patient’s recovery


What the patient will need during your stay?

  • Comfortable casual clothes and shoes
  • Bath towels
  • Pyjamas
  • Toiletries.
  • Chronic medication


What is not allowed?

  • Cigarettes (Sahan Center for Mental Health Care is a non-smoking facility)
  • Any kind of drug including ‘khat’
  • Laptops
  • Cellphones (tablets)
  • Firearms
  • Knives