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State Karnataka
Capital Bangalore
City Bangalore
Name of NPO Association for Care, Rehabilitation & Education o
Area of Activity Disability, Education, Health
Association for Care

Association for Care, Rehabilitation & Education of the Mentally Disabled and Disturbed 

Address

Pushkara 281, 100 Ft Road, 7th Block
IV Phase, III Stage, Banashankari
Bangalore - 560 085
Karnataka, IN 

Tel

91-80-6693788 

Email

afcare@rediffmail.com 

Karmayogi

Dr Usha Rao 

Language

English 

Org. Type

National level NGO 

Activity Sectors

?cc=karmayog@yahoogroups.com, info@karmayog.org

Budget (Rs.)

One Lakh to Five Lakhs (100000 - 500000) 

Staff

Full time : 5 / Part time : 5 

Summary

AFCARE Organisation is a registered body promoted by social workers rendering services to people who are mentally disturbed/disabled. The objectives of AFCARE are: 1. Rendering after care services-Rehabilitation and placement to the mentally disturbed/disabled. 2. To carry out counselling and guidance activities to individuals, families in the community. 3. To provide teaching and training for in-service candidates in mental health and rehabilitation 4. To make the society come in close touch with understanding humanistic problems related to mental illness and mental disability. AFCARE has established a Rehabilitation Centre for the Mentally disabled at Banasankari, Bangalore South with the intention of providing an After Care Home for those who were discharged from the mental hospitals but still need care and management. Types of services offered: a) Residential Care & Management b) Day Care Programme c) Counselling & Guidance Centre d) Training of Non Professionals e) Public Awareness Programmes  

Projects

Pushkara AFCARE Home - Psycho Social Rehabilitation Centre for Mentally Disabled

Executing Organization

Association for Care, Rehabilitation & Education of the Mentally Disabled and Disturbed

Region Covered

Karnataka 

Activity Sector(s)

Health, Disability 

Budget (Rs.)

100000-500000

Duration

11/02/1987-01/01/1900

Status

On Going

Abstract

PUSHKARA AFCARE Home, has been established by mental Health professionals in 1987, with the intention of providing an After Care Home for those who were discharged from the mental hospitals but still need care and management. Pushkara AFCARE Home is a group home where a number of mentally disabled/disturbed are living together and a number of staff members come together to support them in their efforts to become better. PUSHKARA Psycho Social Rehabilitation Centre offers residential and non-residential care to the mentally disturbed/disabled on the aftercare concept. It provides therapeutic environment and extended care for people with psychiatric problems.

Language(s)

English (EN)

 

Darpan AFCARE Counselling Centre for Emotional Problems

Executing Organization

Association for Care, Rehabilitation & Education of the Mentally Disabled and Disturbed

Region Covered

Karnataka 

Activity Sector(s)

Health, Education, Disability, Child welfare 

Budget (Rs.)

0-100000

Duration

06/02/1997-01/01/1900

Status

On Going

Abstract

Counselling is an integral part of self-development & effectiveness. People are becoming increasingly aware of the need for counselling services. Problem children, adolescent problems, marital issues, job stress, old age concerns and host of the psychosocial problems related to stress & strains of urban life need effective handling by the trained personnel. Counselling is fast becoming an essential part of urban life. There is an urgency to counsel the affected person and their families. Darpan AFCARE Counselling Centre is a wing of AFCARE formed with the chief objective of helping the people in distress with confidential and professional help in ameliorating their stress and strains. Darpan Counselling Centre offers counselling sessions to the people in distress as well as to the emotional problems of day to day living. Darpan established in 1990 at Banashankari has been rendering consultations on psychological problems with the chief objective of helping the people in distress with confidential and professional help in ameliorating their stress and strains. This will help them to bring about psychological effectiveness and achieve quality of life. Darpan offers personal confidential counselling to the people who want to be psychologically more effective in their day to day living.

Language(s)

English (EN)

 

Akanksha AFCARE Institute - Human Resource Development in Metyal Health and Rehabilitation

Executing Organization

Association for Care, Rehabilitation & Education of the Mentally Disabled and Disturbed

Region Covered

Karnataka 

Activity Sector(s)

Health, Education, Disability, Human Rights, Training 

Budget (Rs.)

100000-500000

Duration

06/02/1997-01/01/1900

Status

On Going

Abstract

AFCARE Organisation has been offering In-service training programme in the areas of Mental Health and Rehabilitation. This activity is intended for lay workers, primary care physicians, nurses and medical students. On completion of this training/offering, the participants will be able to: 1. Gain deeper understanding concerning the history, diagnosis and assessment of psychiatric ailments. 2. Delineate the scientific findings and theories concerning medico social problems like suicide, mental retardation, etc. 3. Review current psychosocial interventions used in psychiatry for preventing mental illness. AFCARE Institute aims to provide opportunities for people to develop personal and professional skills to meet the pressing needs of the society in the field of mental health and rehabilitation. The Institute is formed with the chief objective/ concern of helping the youth to become rehabilitation professionals/personnel in the field of community care and welfare.

Language(s)

English (EN)

 

Ananya AFCARE Special School Day Care School

Executing Organization

Association for Care, Rehabilitation & Education of the Mentally Disabled and Disturbed

Funding Organization

AFCARE Trust

Region Covered

Karnataka 

Activity Sector(s)

Education, Disability, Child welfare 

Budget (Rs.)

100000-500000

Duration

01/01/2002-01/01/1900

Status

On Going

Abstract

Mental Retardation refers to significantly sub average general intellectual functioning resulting in an associated with concurrent impairment in adaptive behaviour and manifested during the developmental period. There are number of causes for mental retardation which can be grouped into prenatal, perinatal and postnatal causes. Some of the mentally handicapped persons may have associated handicaps or medical problems like epilepsy, psychiatric disturbances and multiple handicaps. AFCARE intends to establish a Sheltered Special School for the mentally disabled at Banashankari, Bangalore South. It is to be started in 2003 with the intention of providing training facilities for those who are of elderly age discharged from the regular school / Special school after an age but still need care, training, management. This project of AFCARE trust is to be managed and headed by a special educator, and a registered rehabilitation professional. AFCARE Special School will offer skill training to adult male and female mentally retarded in residential and day care set up.

Language(s)

English (EN)

 

Registered Date 4/14/2005