A FREE HOME FOR TERMINALLY ILL
Know Sparsh Hospice
Sparsh Hospice was established in September 2011 as an initiative of Rotary Club of Banjara Hills (District RI 3150) under a separately constituted Trust named as Rotary Club of Banjara Hills Charitable Trust. We are centre for palliative care extending physical care, phycological care, spiritual care and social care to people suffering from life threatening illness such as cancer.
To Provide exceptional palliative care services, free of cost, to terminally ill patients hailing from all sections of the society
To render differential palliative care service to add value and provide comfort in the end-of-life days of terminally ill patients.
To encourage, facilitate and spread awareness about palliative care through educating, training, extending services & research
At Sparsh, services are provided by a skilled multidisciplinary team of specialist doctors, nurses, social workers, ancillary staff and allied health professionals.
The team works across all healthcare settings – in-patients, home-care, and outpatient consultation unit – to minimize patient suffering by providing pain and symptom management care.
The team is headed by our Centre Head Mr. Shashidhar K whereas the Care Team is Headed by Dr. Vivekanandam K, Medical Director. With a commendable career spanning over 3 decades, Mr. Shashidhar brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in Human Resources, health sector and others. Whereas, Dr. Vivekanandam has wealth of experience as a Radiation Oncologist.
Sparsh New Hospice Facility
Designed by the renowned architect Shri Sudhir Reddy, is in the shape of a comma, representing the pause between active life and the other world. This truly is the state of the patients who come here and have a pause to find themselves and connect with their families before leaving this world peacefully.