KSHEMA Sandhya – Geriatric Services

To care for someone who once cared for us is considered a great honor. Old age comes with maturity and wisdom and caring for them provides us with a chance of self-development. With the changing trend, family structures are changing from joint to nuclear, leaving the elderly to fend for themselves.

Here at K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, ‘KSHEMA SANDHYA’ a geriatric day care centre is one such initiative.

Facilities

  • We provide free to and fro transport for the elderly from Mangalore city to Justice K. S. Hegde Hospital at 9:30 am and at 4:30pm, respectively
  • Yoga
  • Physiotherapy
  • Games for the elderly
  • Other recreational activities like watching TV, reading newspapers, books and magazines
  • Assistance of a professional and qualified nurse
  • Access to various specialty and super specialty OPDs’
  • Refreshment and lunch (free of cost)
  • Regular screening by psychiatrists to assess the mental health and provide required support
  • Regular health checkups and care for chronic illnesses

Terms and conditions

  • Age 60 years and above
  • Functional capacity to care for themselves
  • To bring any medication (daytime dose) which the client is on regularly

Contact

  • Mr. Hemanth Shetty, Public Relations Officer (9740083240)
  • Dr Satheesh Rao, HOD Psychiatry (9845085561)