On the southern fringes of Kolkata
The gate of memory swings
And my heart goes into the garden
And walks with the olden things
at ‘Ankur’, Ground floor, P-5 Regent Estate, Kolkata 700 092
Registered Charity No. S/ 98648
Website: www. ardsikolkata.org
Our Vision: To create a unique place for people with memory loss due to dementia.
Our Philosophy: Is focused on the unique individuality of people affected by Dementia. We consider Dementia a human experience, rather than a purely biological condition and therefore our holistic approach that recognizes and respects the individuality of those affected by dementia and their carers.
Our Mission: To provide a wide range of innovative services designed to enrich every aspect of the lives of the Dementia person and support to their carers.
The aim will be to provide comprehensive centre based day care services that will:
Enable the principal carer/s to continue in their caring role.
Optimize the functioning of the care recipient by engaging then in meaningful center based activities of daily living.
This service will be unique in many ways:
It will be staffed by people specially trained in working with people with dementia
It will be offered in premises suitable and safe for people with dementia
It’s assessment and care planning process will take account of the special and changing needs of the target group Activities and services will be flexible and individualized.
The day care centre can help those:
Individuals who are unable to provide any structure for their daily activities.
Who are isolated from others for more than a few hours a day and miss companionship.
Who cannot be safely left alone at home.
Who live with someone who works outside the home or needs regular time away from home for other reasons.