Red Cross- Nightingales Trust Dementia Day Care, Hyderabad
Having successfully established various need based projects in and around Bangalore, NMT has now expanded its services to Hyderabad.
The Red Cross- Nightingales Trust Dementia Day Care Centre established jointly with the Indian Red Cross Society - TelanganaState, is India’s largest Dementia Day Care Centre in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad with a capacity to cater to the needs of 50 Persons with Dementia (PwD).
The centre supports the health, nutritional, social and daily living needs of PwD in a professionally managed group setting. Thus they are ensured a safe and friendly environment while the caregiver is relieved of his/her caregiving duties for the day.
Through a structured cognitive, physical and social rehabilitation program, the centre aims at helpingPwDsto attain an optimal level of functioning. All activities at the centre are intended to instil confidence and promote independence in day to day tasks as much as possible.
Activities at the Centre include:
- Physiotherapy and rehabilitation
- Group and individual exercises and games
- Reality orientation
- Music therapy
- Reminiscence activities
- Outings and excursions
- Leisure and hobbies
- Day care for persons with Dementia, Parkinson’s, Stroke and Chronic Mental Illnesses
- Cognitive and physical assessment
- Training in Caregiving Skills
- Support group meetings
- Transport facilities – pick up and drop