From threading eyebrows to trimming hair, a beautician coaching course is being provided to girls who’ve recovered on the government-run Regional Psychological Hospital at Yerawada.
A magnificence parlour has additionally been arrange on the girls’s wing of the hospital premises and, initially, three girls who’ve recovered from psychological sickness are present process coaching.
The hospital has tied up Yashaswi Samajik Sanstha and Sarika Extra of the NGO to conduct the wonder parlour course. “Thus far three girls are enrolled and they’re having fun with the course,” Dr Geeta Kulkarni, Deputy Superintendent of the Regional Psychological Hospital instructed The Indian Express.
The Covid-19 pandemic had disrupted rehabilitation actions on the psychological hospital. Occupational remedy actions akin to stitching and making paper luggage and stationary objects, that are routinely inspired to interact the mentally challenged individuals, had come to a standstill.
“It has been a problem however we took concerted efforts to make sure that our sufferers follow social distancing and put on masks. There haven’t been lower than ten Covid instances in our hospital however rehabilitation actions had been impacted,” Dr Abhijeet Phadnis, superintendent on the state’s largest psychological hospital, mentioned.
“As a pilot undertaking we at the moment are involving girls who’ve recovered to bear the beautician course coaching. Initially three girls whose households can’t be traced however have been right here on the hospital for greater than two years will bear the coaching,” Dr Kulkarni mentioned. There are 1,055 inmates on the hospital of which 496 are girls. Nonetheless, there are a number of sufferers who’ve recovered however don’t have any households to return to.
With the assistance of Bapu Belief, one other NGO, the hospital has not too long ago rehabilitated seven girls in the neighborhood. The ‘Going House Mission’ envisions making a pathway for recovered girls dwelling inside the regional psychological hospital premises.