Pain And Palliative Care Society (PPCS)

Pain And Palliative Care Society (PPCS) is a registered organisation provide support to the life of people suffering from prolonged debilitating illness by hospice, daycare centre, home care, and rehabilitation projects.

Mission of Pain and Palliative Care, Thrissur

Our Mission

"Adding life to days"

To improve the quality of life of people suffering from a prolonged debilitating illness by providing the best possible holistic care made affordable and acceptable through community participation and also helping the affected families.  

Our Facilities & Services

Our major facilities and services are listed below with page links. In addition to them we have a student group, Renal Patient's support named Chetana, Welfare support for deserving patients  and a help desk to know the welfare measures provided by the Government for assisting economically backward families, etc.

Outpatient Clinic

The outpatient clinic supported by 16 doctors and 60 volunteers, is open from Monday to Saturday with an OP time between 9.30 am and 4.30 pm.

Inpatient Unit

The Inpatient Ward is for critical care, respite care and end of life care can accommodate 10 patients at a time for a period of 7 to 10 days.

Physiotherapy unit

The physical condition of the bedridden patients can be improved substantially by proper physiotherapy. The physiotherapy unit functions Monday to Friday.

Hospice & Daycare Centre

The Hospice for patients who need prolonged treatment, perhaps till the end of their life. Daycare is daytime care for patients, so the relatives can go for work.

Home care

Home care visits from Monday to Saturday by a team of doctors, nurses and volunteers are arranged for patients who cannot be brought to the clinic.  

Peer Support Groups

Peer support groups like Kidney Patients, Colorectal Cancer Support, Mental Health Group are for regular interaction with our patients by doctors and volunteers.

Rehabilitation Project

Patients and their close relatives are partially self-employed under our rehabilitation programmes such as screen printing, soap  and garment making.

Institute Of Palliative Care

The Institute is approved by the Govt. of Kerala for training in palliative care, also a collaborating centre of Institute of Palliative Medicine, a project by WHO.