Dr. Shafik Sachedina is currently the Joint Chairman of Sussex Health Care. Sussex Health Care is one of the leading nursing home care providers in Sussex, England. The company grew from having a single home to being able to provide services to 580 and more individuals in need of nursing, specialized expertise, short-term and palliative care. As the Joint Chairman of the organization, he believes that holistic care is essential to individuals. Their company provides custom-made services by highly trained staff and professionals to improve the client’s overall quality of life. Aside from this, they offer the latest facilities to provide a safe and comfortable environment for people who will avail of the home care services.
Dr. Sachedina started his career as a dental surgeon. Eventually, he grew his profession and gained experience as a director in various healthcare organizations. He worked as directors with companies such as Imara U.K. Limited and The Horsham Clinic Limited. At present, Dr. Sachedina is also is the Head of the Department of Jamati Institutions. He responds at the Secretariat of His Highness the Aga Khan at Aiglemont in France. One of his primary responsibilities include creation and coordination of programs that would benefit the Ismaili community.
Dr. Shafik Sachedina was born in Tanzania in 1950. He graduated with a degree in dental surgery and qualified as a dental surgeon in 1975 at the Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School at the University of London. Following this, he developed his practice for several years in England. He involved himself with the Aga Khan and Jamati Institutions, which lived up to the community’s tradition of volunteerism. Dr. Sachedina furthermore pursued endeavors in the health care sector, eventually allowing him to become the Joint Chairman of Sussex Health Care.
Aside from this, Dr. Shafik Sachedina believes in empowering his team. On January 15, 2017, six workers were awarded with a University of Chichester Level 5 Diploma in Professional Practice in Social Care by Sussex Heath Care. This qualification provides an opportunity for them to achieve a higher degree, and allow them to progress to having a BA degree. The program is a joint effort between the University of Chichester and Sussex Health Care to allow individuals to progress in their profession. He commended his staff for the good work they had done, mentioning during the awarding: “Your knowledge and wisdom will improve the life of our service users, something you should all be proud of, and your achievements impact on people’s lives.”
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