Dean Foundation

Old No.73 / New No. 59, 2nd Street, Aspiran Garden Colony, Kilpauk, Chennai - 600 010

About NGO:

DEAN Foundation has an 18 year history of being the premiere provider of Hospice and Palliative Care services in the community, free of charge. Ours is a registered, non-profit Medical Charitable Trust treating those with serious, life threatening, chronic, progressive and terminal diseases with special emphasis on the poor and the marginalized. We have taken care of patients suffering from diseases such as cancer, muscular dystrophy, dementia, multi-organ failure, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease, end-stage renal disease, neurological problems, etc. We have cared for 9055 patients (Adults, Children and the Elderly) as on 31 May 2016, since inception, of whom 7265 are Cancer patients.

DEAN Foundation's Outpatient Care and Home Care services is the answer to pain, isolation and neglect of people with life-threatening illness and their families. We focus on helping patients and families cope with what they fear most - being in pain, being alone, and losing control. For patients, hospice care offers emotional and spiritual support and state-of-the-art medical care, tailored to the patient's wishes to remain at home, as pain free and comfortable as possible. We :

  1. Provide medical treatment in the comfort of their own home whether a plastic tent, shack or roadside
  2. Help patients and families through various end-of-life options.
  3. Align medical resources with personal values, preferences and desires to achieve a balance between the quantity and quality of life
  4. Support the elderly to deal with advancing illness, frailty, and death itself.
  5. Assist in finding ways to navigate the complex medical options and equally complex emotional burdens that await them. 

Currently, DEAN Foundation works from:

  • The Head Office in Kilpauk,                                  
  • The Government Children's Hospital, Egmore 
  • The upgraded Primary Health Centre in Thiruppukuzhy, Kancheepuram District.
  • Karamadai Centre, near Mettupalayam, Coimbatore District is awaiting completion. 

Fund Usage:

The target amount to be raised is Rs. 10 lakhs. It will go towards the following cause – Improving quality of life for people with serious illnesses. Read more about the cause here

Impact:

Your donation will support the patients that Dean Foundation attends to.

Raised ₹1500

Fundraisers supporting this NGO:

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