Mrs. Nilanjana Maulik
Secretary, Alzheimer’s And Related Disorders Society of India, Calcutta Chapter
Head of Regulatory and External Affairs, & National Coordinator, Working Group ARDSI National
Board Member, Commonage
+91 9331039839, +91 9830460306
If you are caring for someone with dementia there many ways the ALZHEIMER'S AND RELATED DISORDERS SOCIETY OF INDIA, CALCUTTA CHAPTER can help. ARDSI, Calcutta Chapter is a registered NGO which provides a comprehensive range of services aimed at holistic dementia management. In dementia management, ARDSI Calcutta considers dementia as a condition of life and not a disease only.
You are most welcome to call (033) 32214540 to arrange for an appointment to come to our office or ask us to visit your home and talk about your concerns. We are here to listen when you just feel a need to talk. Counseling family on caring for dementia person is one of our main activity.
Knowing where to turn to for support or how best to approach medical services for a diagnosis or ongoing help can be confusing and difficult. We offer help with these services.
We have a wide range of information/advise sheets that we offer for free. But as a charity we rely on donations to maintain our services. So if you are able make a donation of any amount it will be gratefully received.
We hold awareness and fundraising events for the society to raise awareness of the disease. We would value your help in this regard. Please contact us if you feel you would like to help.
ARDSI Calcutta publishes quaterly newsletter for its life members, carers and all interested in dementia Care.
Here is a guide to help you avail of the dementia services offered by ARDSI Calcutta
Counseling is given to assess and develop care plan and advise and assist care givers in dementia management issues. According to requirements, more than one counseling session may be held. ARDSI Calcutta follows up each case and care giver also can take advice on any related matter whenever necessary.
Please make prior appointment for counseling session(s)
Counseling for care giver, family members and patient is given at patient’s home. Depending on the requirement, more than one Home Visit may be done.
Please make prior appointment for home visit
ARE YOU WORRIED ABOUT YOUR MEMORY?
Make an appointment to visit ARDSI Memory Clinic. Specialist doctors and counselors attend to people who want to take advantage of this structured service.
Any care giver getting registered with ARDSI Calcutta is eligible to this extended carer support. Carer support group usually meets once a month, where the carers can exchange their views and experiences and also take caring advices from experts. The carers get some free time out of caring at these meetings.
Training of Home Carer: Advance and specialized training is given to carers at home.
Professional Carer Training ARDSI Calcutta has evolved training programme (both theoretical and practical) for professional carers.
Daycare & Home companionship program : We provide daycare 6 days a week and our Home companionship program is offered at the home of our client for 3 hours a session.
For details regarding charges of each service, please contact the office.