There is an end to cure, but there is no end to care, say Rotarians
HYDERABAD, Oct 8 (The CONNECT) – Film actor Daggubati Rana today inaugurated a 10-bed Paediatric Palliative Care Ward at the state-of-the-art World Hospice, the first such facility in the Telugu States.
The Hospice observed the World Palliative Care Day for which Rani Kumudini, Telangana Special Chief Secretary, was the chief guest and Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, IT, Govt of Telangana, was the guest of honour.
Rana said appreciated the great human service at the facility and promised all possible help. “I am more than willing to be with you in every possible way,” he said.
Kumudini was all praise for Sparsh Hospice for giving psychological support to bring relief to patients and their families.
Jayesh Ranjan said it was heartwarming to know that Hospice served 5500 patients in the last 11 years. He offered his full cooperation to the team.
Sparsh Hospice is an initiative of the Rotary Club of Banjara Hills Charitable Trust. Palliative care at Sparsh involves physical, emotional and spiritual care, with a team of trained doctors, nursing staff, physiotherapists, counsellors and spiritual guides. It also offers home care services. All these services are offered free, explained Prabhakar Dhulipudi, president of the Rotary Club of Banjara Hills.
The Paediatric Palliative Care Ward is opened with the expertise and support of Rainbow Hospitals.
Rotary Club of Banjara Hills is contemplating setting up a full-fledged, world-class cancer hospital. For which it had sought 3 to 4-acre land within the city from the government of Telangana.
Tanvi, a member of the Rotary Club of Banjara Hills, there is an end to cure, but there is no end to care, she said. “And that is what we are committed to offering to all our inmates,” she said.