Choosing a dialysis centre

While your options may depend on your health insurance, there is a good chance that you will be able to choose your dialysis centre. Not all centres are the same. So it helps to understand what to look for. You will spend a lot of time at your dialysis centre. It should be a place where you feel secure and comfortable. 

There are different sources of advice you can turn to when you want to choose a dialysis centre: 

  • You can talk to your nephrologist
  • You can compare quality indicators of nearby dialysis centres
  • You can ask NephroCare staff at a nearby Fresenius Medical Care dialysis centre

Find a Fresenius Medical Care dialysis centre in your vicinity

Visit before you decide

Before you make a decision, visit the centre to meet the staff, see the facility, and ask questions. Everyone you meet when you visit a dialysis centre should treat you with respect and dignity. Look to see if customer service and education are top priorities. You should experience excellence on each and every visit. 

You can use this checklist when you visit dialysis centres to help you make the decision that’s right for you. 

Print it out here.

Related topics

The prospect of starting dialysis treatment can be daunting. Here you will find helpful information, about preparation you can do at home, what to wear and what to take with you.

Find a dialysis centre in your city.