Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Overview

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The Department of Palliative Care at Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute was incepted in 2007 and since then it has been providing services to more than 2000 families in Mira Road, Bhayandar, suburbs of North Mumbai, Thane, Vasai-Virar, etc.

Our palliative staff is dedicated to provide holistic healthcare to support to critically ill patients and their families physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. We offer inpatient and outpatient services to needy patients and families.

For bedridden patients we have provisions for visiting and providing them palliative care at their homes. Such patients can register for our Home Care Program at an affordable range. The team of Palliative Care serves as per the needs of the patients and not on the patient’s prognosis.

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Home Visit

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Palliative Care at their doorstep

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Helping patients in their final journey

Services

The wide range of Palliative Care Services offered includes:

Palliative Care for in-patients

Home Care and Symptom Management

Palliative Care Consultation for out-patients

Training of family members

Day Care

Spiritual and Grief Counselling

Respite Care

Medical Counselling

Nurse's Diet and Hygiene Counselling

End of Life Care at the time of death (Death Care)

Psychological Counselling

Emergency Consultation on phone

In addition to the above mentioned services, the Department also provides Palliative Care at the Bhaktivedanta Hospital's Palliative Care Centre located at Sasupada, Vasai.

Specialists

Dr. Umesh Gujjar
Sr.Medical Officer -Dept of Palliative Care Services
Dr. Umesh Gujjar
Sr.Medical Officer -Dept of Palliative Care Services
Qualification : BSc, BHMS, CCPPC, MS (Counselling & Psychotherapy), PGDMLS, Training From Tata Memorial Hospital (Palliative Care, End Of Life Care & Spiritual Care)
Years of Experience : 8 years+

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