There are two small hospitals and one dispensary in the province. Both
hospitals and the dispensary situate in villages. In the hospitals we
have holistic approach . Free medical camps are organized regularly in
villages. Sister doctors and nurses are given opportunities to fresh up
themselves by attending programmes arranged in diocesan and state level.
We have a community care center for HIV infected persons. There are
many in-patients as well as out- patients in the centre and it is
functioning well . Many AIDS patients are getting physical and mental
relief through counseling, supply of food materials and medicines.
1. We have two hospitals, HIV Centre and a dispensary. Hospitals are both in villages ; one in Bheemaram, Mancheraial, Adilabad .Dt. the other in Undrajavaram of Tanuku.Tq, West Godavari.Dt. Both hospitals are with 40 beds, one is having a doctor from outside and the other has sister doctor. Nurse sisters are few but they do service round the clock with dedication, with a holistic approach over and above their physical illness we take care of their spiritual health by praying for them, giving Word of God etc. Since it is in a rural set up patients with all types of illnesses comes and they get better.
Chavara Sadan HIV/AIDS care and Support centre, attached to Suma Hospital Bheemaram; started in 2006 with the support of APSACS( Andhra Pradesh Aids control Society) It is a 10 bedded inpatient care centre; also lookafter outpatients ,giving nutritional support, Counseling, Peer group Linking, Womens gatherings etc.
Palliative Care- Old and terminally ill patients at home are helped by our sisters for changing catheter, Ryels tube, doing dressing etc. It is done in both hospitals, dispensary and Provincial house.
Sr.Lima and Sr.Emi were sent for course on palliative care in Bangalore; conducted by CHAI.