Hemas Hospitals secures seaside haven for COVID-19 patients at Hemas Berjaya ICC


Leading private healthcare provider, Hemas Hospitals, recently introduced their third intermediate care centre for COVID-19 positive patients, in partnership with Berjaya Hotel, Colombo.

The four-star facility located on the shores of Mount Lavinia’s pristine beach, has been fitted into a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art care centre with an in-house High Dependency Unit (HDU) operated by Hemas Hospitals, which is the only COVID-19 Safety Management Systems Certified (SLS 1672:2020) hospital in Sri Lanka. The Centre is managed under the stringent directives of the Ministry of Health.

“Our new partnership with Berjaya Hotel Colombo is a result of our belief that complete healing necessitates wellness in both the mind and body, which is something we wanted our patients to experience during these uncertain times. With its star-class accommodation options, Berjaya was a natural fit to our proposition,” stated Dr. Lakith Peiris, Hemas Hospitals and Laboratories Managing Director and President, Association of Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes.

“Apart from access to a portfolio of luxury amenities and comforts throughout their stay, patients are in the care of a highly-skilled and deeply committed clinical team fully geared to provide superior, personalised and safe medical care as they attempt to transition through this difficult and stressful period of isolation, healing and rest,” he also stated.

Patients who test positive for COVID-19′ can reach out to Hemas Hospitals on +94 766830146 to book their treatment period, upon which they will be transported to the centre safely in the 24 hour ambulance service offered by the hospital. All patients are held under the close supervision of a highly-skilled, trained team of doctors, nurses and paramedical staff who perform routine daily medical observations and keep comprehensive records of each patient, supported by a 24/7 on-call panel of board-certified consultants.

Operated under the supervision of a panel of consultants, the centre is equipped with a high dependency unit (HDU) capable of providing ICU care by a specialised team of medical officers and nurses. Furthermore, Hemas Hospitals offers facilities for diagnostic testing, and consultations with specialist consultants and nutritionists to ensure a 360 service.

Each fully furnished, spacious room is air-conditioned with access to a large balcony overseeing tranquil vistas of the Indian Ocean, and comes with an attached bathroom. All rooms are fitted with a broad array of luxury amenities to ensure an ultimate level of comfort and ease for each occupant. Patients can select from among a wide choice of food and beverage options to suit their specific dietary requirements.

As the first IMS certified hospital and Sri Lanka’s first internationally accredited hospitals chain on patient safety and quality, Hemas Hospitals has successfully crafted an optimum environment that enables patients to heal in a secure, comforting and natural environment. For more information; please contact +94 766830146.

Hemas Hospitals:

Established in 2008 with the launch of its pioneering facility in Wattala, followed by a second hospital in Thalawathugoda, Hemas Hospitals has today grown into one of the most advanced hospital chains in Sri Lanka.

A subsidiary of Hemas Holdings, one of Sri Lanka’s leading conglomerates with a focus on FMCG, healthcare, mobility and strategic investments, the hospital chain has pioneered global best practices in Sri Lanka, setting a steep benchmark for quality and patient safety.

It is the first internationally accredited hospital chain in Sri Lanka with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards International (ACHSI) certificate, the gold seal of international hospital accreditations for safety, quality and superior clinical outcomes while also being the only Sri Lankan organisation to have its Integrated Management System accredited by the U.K.-based LMS Certification Limited.

The organisation also provides a wide array of surgical and medical specialties and has established an island-wide network of clinical laboratories.