Trivandrum, Kerala, India
The Canossian Daughters of Charity, servants of the poor is an international missionary congregation of women founded by St. Magdelen of Canossa in 1808. Canossian medical wing is a charitable non-profit organization catering to medical, educational and social needs of the poor.
Lenny Peters Home For Palliative Care, Thumba, Trivandrum, India is run by the Canossian sisters, with a sister Doctor and qualified nursing staff. The hospital was established in the year 1963 as a Maternity hospital. Later in the year 2014, it was changed to the Lenny Peters Home for Palliative Care. This hospital nests in a very peaceful serene campus.
Lenny Peters Home for Palliative Care is committed to providing comfort through relief of symptoms for patients with advanced / chronic diseases regardless of age, race or religion.
- Ensuring the best quality of life for our patients by delivering professional palliative care and providing compassionate support for their families
- Nurturing the dedicated individuals who make this work possible and serve the community through continued learning and development
Home Care Services: Provide psychological support to the patient and relatives at home. free of cost, eg; dressing of wounds, relief of pain and other distressing symptoms, teaches the caregivers how to care for the patients at home etc…
In- patient Facilities
At present we have 30 to 35 patients, all terminally ill patients. We provide total care of the patient, medicines, food and peaceful atmosphere to make them comfortable till the last. 80% of the patients are very poor, they cannot afford to pay the hospital expenses, the Sisters take care of them with our help.
WHO CAN BE ADMITTED
- Patients with life limiting illness as a result of trauma/injuries, cancer, stroke, any chronic ailments which they are unlikely to recover and for whom intensive palliative care is the predominant focus and goal of care for the time remaining. Patients with dementia, AIDS, terminal cancer or severe disabling stroke, who are in need of institutional expert care to keep them comfortable.
- Patients with progressive conditions, such as peripheral vascular diseases, low grade malignancies, chronic renal or liver failure with significant functional impairment, advanced heart or lung diseases, frailty, neuro degenerative diseases and dementia.
To be a centre of excellence for palliative care services, ensure continuity of institutional care services equipping the care givers with necessary skills through training.
Compassion, Professionalism, Respect for the dignity of each individual
To add to all the Blessings Lenny Peters Home For Palliative care is Amazingly Graced with five Sisters, who have humbled themselves serving the Lord by seeking His will LOVE and MERCY for the poor and downtrodden. These Sisters are the LIGHT and HOPE of the inmates of this Home.
Sr. Catherine Thomas Manager, Superior
Sr. Rose Mary Paul Administrator
Sr. Veronica Bernad In charge of Palliative Care
Sr. Dr.Elsa doctor in charge
Sr. Lucy Home Care
We have seven sincere, dedicated nursing staff who take care of the patients.
EVERY ONE MATTERS!!!
EVERY MOMENT MATTERS!!!