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News Description Publication Date : 05 Apr 2019

Three Months Certificate Course on Geriatric Care for Bedside Assistance/Caregivers

NISD organized a ‘Three Months Certificate Course on Geriatric Care for Bedside Assistance/Caregivers at NISD, New Delhi from 1 st January to 31 st March, 2019 with the objectives to create a cadre of elderly care givers; and to provide palliative care services, emergency and crisis management of elderly persons. A total of 23 students had enrolled in the course. After two months theory classes at NISD, the students undertook one month Block Placement Training in Safdarjung Hospital and Bapu Nature Cure and Yogashram. The third party assessment was done by externarnal experts from AIIMS and Safdarjung Hospital. The students A total of 22 students have successfully completed the course and the Director of NISD, Dr. Veerendra Mishra distributed certificates to the eligible students. A campus interview for successfully completed students was organized in Old Age Care Division, NISD. The job providing agencies such as Life Circle, Healers at House and Winnage interviewed the students and selected 15 students as caregivers in their companies.



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