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A look inside the Home of Football, a step down facility run by the SWRHA, where COVID patients will be sent to recover.

Patients will be sent to a new step-down facility under the direction of the South-West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) from today, Monday.

In a statement the SWRHA says it is pleased to announce the commissioning of a new facility at the Home of Football-Wellness Centre, Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, to accommodate asymptomatic patients, recovering from COVID-19.

It says the Home of Football Wellness Centre, is a new facility ideally located and represents one step closer to home – for patients.

It adds the spacious “step down” facility has an 80 bed capacity, providing accommodation to aide in full recuperation, with warm and friendly healthcare

professionals.

The management and coordination of the facility will be done by the SWRHA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and other key stakeholders, such as the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF).

The SWRHA says the facility will receive patients from today.