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DEAN Foundation Hospice and Palliative Care Centre

DEAN Foundation has been dedicated to the care and management of people with progressive incurable diseases, since 1998. DEAN is an acronym for “To Dignify and Empower the Ailing and the Needy”. DEAN provides Home Care and Outpatient Palliative Care to the urban poor from our Kilpauk, Chennai Centre. We also reach out to the rural poor with Home Care and Outpatient Care from two of our centres, namely Kancheepuram and Karamadai, Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu. The Kancheepuram project is in collaboration with the Health & Family Welfare Dept., Govt. of Tamil Nadu.
Care of children with advanced illness, resulted in Mrs. Deepa Muthaiya, Founder Chairman, DEAN Foundation, being conferred the Elizabeth Kubler Ross Award in 2003. In July 2010, DEAN Foundation set up the Paediatric Palliative Care ward in the Institute of Child Health & Hospital for Children, Chennai, India, one of Asia’s premier institutions. Designated beds help deliver Inpatient Care and foster an appropriate centre of excellence and teaching, keeping Palliative Care in the ‘meanstream’. DEAN also took up the added responsibility of providing Palliative Care to patients in the Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology located within the same campus. No mandatory fee is levied from anybody.
Old No.73 / New No. 59 , 2nd Street, Aspiran Garden Colony, Kilpauk, Chennai - 600 010, Tamil Nadu
+91 9444924949
Contact person
Mrs. Deepa Muthaiya, Chairman & Managing Trustee

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