Objective="To Provide medical care to the senior citizens at their doorstep. In this scheme nurses will visit the houses of ailing senior citizens."
Details for Reform Option "ABHILASHA YOJANA – A home nursing scheme to help ailing senior citizens."
Background: The older population is growing by a speedy pace, in todays time medical care of the senior citizens are not properly taken care. The present scheme envisages providing medical care to the senior citizens at a reasonable cost at their home only. In this scheme nurses will visit the houses of ailing senior citizens.
Action: The scheme was launched from all government medical colleges and hospitals in the state. Notice for the scheme were pasted outside all medical colleges in the state. The charges will be decided by the hospitals concerned and these nurses will have to work on eight-hour shifts a day. In Jaipur Social Welfare Department has identified 20 women for the job. These women will be given six weeks training and be registered with government run Sawai Man Singh Hospital.
Result: To made available medical services to the ailing senior citizens at their home. Senior citizen will not have to visit the hospitals. Expertise & experience of the Govt. Hospital & Medical college nursing staff will provide the best services to the most vulnerable.
The scheme has been launched in Jaipur, Ajmer, Kota, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Bikaner districts of Rajasthan.
To make accessible the medical care to the senior citizens at their door-step.
Who needs to be consulted
Chances of Replication
It may be replicated through all govt. hospitals & medical colleges.
Deputy Director(CBHI), ROH&FW, Jaipur.
Sr. Regional Director(HFW/GOI) and FSU/CBHI, ROH&FW, Jaipur.