Chennai Pain and Palliative Care – The palliative journey of Chennai Pain and Palliative Care commenced in November 2014 and has been trolling through the thick and thin and the length and breadth of Chennai reaching out to as many as more than 500 patients who face life threatening disease or life limiting diseases and their families through prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification, impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems mainly focusing on improving the quality of life of the patients– Physical, Psychosocial, Spiritual and Financial woes homes. The Goal is to reduce the suffering and improve Quality of Life at the End of Life of the patient and ensure a well dignified farewell.
THE NEED FOR PALLIATIVE CARE HAS NEVER BEEN GREATER: It continues to grow with the increase in chronic disease and people living to an older age.
CPPC - Community Based Palliative Care – The objectives of Chennai Pain and Palliative Care includes, delivering our services by involving the Health Care Professionals, General public and Committed volunteers. CPPC mainly focuses on the implementation of Community Based Palliative Care (CBPC) services that are offered at a community health center or that are run with community participation. It is a nonhospital, nonhospice palliative care provided in patient homes, in clinic or over the phone. It is generally patient-centered, comprehensive, and cost-effective. Our CBPC program involves service delivery by both multidisciplinary teams of health-care professionals and community health workers/volunteers. Home care service is the crux of the CBPC service. It’s generally patient-centered, comprehensive and cost effective. The ultimate goal of home-based care is to “promote, restore, and maintain a person's maximum level of comfort, function, and health, including care towards a dignified death. CPPC extends its support in the form of children’s education, financial assistance and counseling to reach an amicable solution to family disputes – if any – in the family of the patient.