Community Outreach &
Home Care Services
Support Therapy to Educate People (STEP) aims to cater to the public in general and patients in particular in health-related areas. The majority of the beneficiaries are in and around Chennai and neighbouring areas. STEP focuses on various ailments and wellbeing.
- Depression – signs, symptoms and its management
- Common health concerns in women
- Healthy lifestyle for healthy kidneys
- Coronary heart disease
Home Care Services
Home care services provide patient care in the comfort of the patient’s own home. In addition, home support services enable patients to receive treatment in the company of their families and loved ones. Every year, approximately 14,400 home visits are done by home-care givers.
Sundaram Arockiyam Plan
First Aid Training
Can Wish aims to fulfill the wishes of critically-ill children up to the age of 16 years. This April, two children were given a remote-operated toy car and a toy helicopter.
Can-Stop - Helping Hand
Can-Stop was launched on March 23 1998, to assist paediatric cancer patients and their families impacted by the pandemic. A total amount of Rs 1,90,000 was raised.
International Childhood Cancer Day
Can-Stop conducted an online panel discussion to emphasize the importance of medical care, stress management, and diet management for various childhood cancers. About 30 families and 56 students from different colleges across Chennai participated in the event, and was well received by the beneficiaries, survivors and their families.
SMF - Gift A Joy
SMF employees, physicians, and volunteers donated necessities worth Rs. 140,000 to 2 NGOs: Kalaiselvi Karunalaya and Anandham Old Age Home. As a way to express gratitude for the less fortunate, SMF organized a gift drive through its consultants and employees.
The Community Services division of SMF regularly leads yoga training sessions for 6-20 year old Adi Dravidar welfare students at a school in Anna Nagar. This project emphasizes yoga practice, postures, meditation, diet, and personal hygiene.
The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation oversees the SMF Akash Centre for Cerebral Palsy. The centre was launched in 2002 to meet the needs of kids with special needs.