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       Our physiotherapy unit started functioning in 2011. The renovation of the premises was done with support of Catholic Syrian Bank Employees Association and Lioness Club of Thrissur. Thrissur Corporation during the financial year 2014 15 provided almost all the physiotherapy equipments and accessories for the unit.

 

       The unit functions Monday to Friday.
 

       Dr. Bhaskaran Nair, Rtd .HOD, Ortho of Govt. Medical College visits  the unit once in a week and guides the activities in association with Dr. Ruby, Dr. Sajitha, Physiotherapists  Mr. K.B. Pramod and Mr. Jenin. Scores of volunteers extend their helping hand to run the unit throughout. Specialised doctors render their service, on request. Sri. Jayakumar, Occupation Therapist of Govt Mental hospital, render voluntary service every Thursday.

      Rehabilitation is part and parcel of physiotherapy unit. Making of soap, dish wash, hand wash, washing powder, umbrella, carry bags are done by relatives of the patients and patients with the creative support of volunteers. Sale of the products is done by patients / relatives themselves or by the Society if necessary. Kith and kin of patients are given computer training.



        The computer system was provided by Thrissur Main Branch of South Indian Bank under their CSR. To improve the quality of life of persons registered with us, we provide wheel chairs, cots, airbeds, walkers, kneecap etc.

 

       Persons affected with paraplegia or quadriplegia due to different types of  accidents including road  traffic accidents  are admitted to physiotherapy unit under the guidance of doctors and physiotherapists. Most of them are youngsters. Certain cases of hemiplegic are also admitted ascertaining their cases strictly on a palliative basis.

 

        We organize quarterly get-together of patients, their relatives and volunteers outside the palliative care premises. Till date 18 such get together have taken place. Once in a month Dr. Umadevi, a reputed Clinical Psychologist, gives counseling to the needy

 

          Till date we could provide physiotherapy palliative care to 318 persons. We could provide remodeled scooters to six persons under the CSR of Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd, Thrissur Regional Office, to pursue their studies as well as earnings. Canara Bank, West Palace Road, Thrissur and SBI Life, Thrissur provided altogether four motorized wheel chairs to our brethren, two by Canara Bank and two by SBI.

 

Pain and Palliative Care Society
Old District Hospital Building
Round East

Thrissur 680 001
Phone: +91 487 232 2128


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General Office: +91 487 232 2128
Secretary:
President, Instt. Of Paliative Care: 9447308707
Editor, Reaching Out: 9446423512
Email:  ppcs.thrissur@gmail.com