Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Centre is now re-accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals (NABH) & Healthcare Providers. NABH is a constituent board of Quality Council of India, set up to establish and operate accreditation programme for healthcare organisations. NABH is an Institutional Member as well as a Board member of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua).
Accreditation Program for Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Sidha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) Hospitals consists of two kinds of standards - Accreditation Standards and Structural Standards. Accreditation standards are based on three components - structure, process and outcome. These standards measure the quality and safety aspects of the care delivered to the patients. Structural standards are basically dealt with infrastructural requirements to help the organisations to deliver quality of care. For each speciality, ie, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani, Siddha, Yoga and Naturopathy NABH has separate Accreditation and Structural Standards as per their individual system of medicine and requirements.
Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Centre is ISO Certified by Indian Register Quality Systems (IRQS), a department of the Indian Register of Shipping. Quality Management System of IRS has been certified by IACS under the "Quality System Certification Scheme" of IACS since its inception in 1996. This means that IRS complies with the requirements of ISO 9001 as well as all requirements of IACS such as Unified Requirements, Procedural Requirements & Unified Interpretations and also the Statutory Requirements of IMO and various Flag Administration as applicable.
» All treatments and therapies done only under the supervision of a qualified physician with a recognised degree in Ayurveda. Male patients should be massaged only by male masseurs and female patients should be massaged only by female masseurs, who should have sufficient training from ayurveda institutions recognised by the Government.
» Medicines from an approved and reputed firm should only be used in treatments. The health programmes offered should be approved by the approval committee, and these should be clearly exhibited, along with the time taken for normal massage and other treatments.
» All equipments, medical or otherwise, should confirm to the standards set forth by the Government. Medicated hot water should be provided for bathing and other purposes. All treatment rooms should have one massage table of specified size.
» All treatment rooms should have attached bathrooms with proper sanitary fittings. Building should be located in an ambient, but accessible location. Rooms should have good quality furnishing. the building and its surroundings should be kept clean and hygienic.
» To qualify for a Green Leaf Certification, an Ayurvedic centre in Kerala should satisfy all the criteria applicable to an Olive Leaf Certified Ayurveda Centre. In addition to them, to be a Green Leaf Certified Ayurveda Center, the following additional requisites are to be satisfied:
» The Ayurveda center should have an in-house Herbal Garden.
» The Ayurveda centre should be located at a picturesque location with abundant greenery and a quiet atmosphere.
» There should be ample parking space within the premises of the centre.