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Thursday, October 25, 2007

First Dementia Care Centre in India, Kerala.

Programme Officer

Dementia Respite Care Centre

(Harmony Home)
Kottappady, Nr. Guruvayoor, Thrissur, Kerala, India
Telephone No- +91 487 2558524
Helpline- +91 984 619 8473

The first Dementia care centre which provide Round the clock care started its functioning on 27th August 2005 by Alzheimers and Related Disorders Society of India(ARDSI), the national Alzheimer's association in India. This is the first one of this kind in India where round the clock care is providing to the people with dementia.

This center is located near to Kottapady junction in between Guruvayoor and Kunnamkulam state highway(4 kms from Kunnamkulam town or 2 kms from Guruvayoor town)

This was a challenging initiative of Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) .Here provides high quality care to the people with dementia. Now this is a model care centre in the country and is providing guidance to the care givers, family members, professionals in the health care field and the public.

The centre is functioning in an old bungalow surrounded by 8 acres of land in a very calm place away from all the disturbances of the town. Here maintains a homely atmosphere which helps the clients to feel they are in their own home.

In addition to respite care it provides Day care and Long term care services.

These are the main Attracation of the centre :

Round the clock care
Medical care
Occupational and physiotherapy
Group activities
Information and counseling
Day Care

Range of activities

Listening to music
Reading newspaper
Watching TV
Reminiscence therapy
Aroma therapy
Games and picnics
Interacting with children
Rearing pets
Drawing and painting

Food (both Veg. And NV) shall be provided

Morning tea/coffee
Evening tea and snacks

Medical care
Medical Officer
Visiting Psychiatrist
Social Worker
Ayurveda Physician
Neurologist and clinical Psychologist etc. shall provide necessary medical help.

For more information contact:

Programme Officer

ARDSI National Office

P.B.No.53,Kunnamkulam P.O,Thrissur


Erick said...
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Mugundhan said...

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