Smt. K.K.Shailaja Teacher, Hon’ble Minister for Health, Social Justice, Women, and Child Development Department Inaugurated a COE Elderly Care Home named as “Second Innings Home” at Kannur (Kerala) in the gracious presence of Sh. Biju Prabhakar, Special Secretary (Social Justice and Women and
Child Development), Sh. Jafar Malik, IAS, Director (Social Justice) and other important dignitaries, on 22nd February 2019. The Home is equipped with advanced facilities with provision for good health, education and good life for elderly population.
About Project: Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala in collaboration with HLFPPT will run this facility as a Center of Excellence in the State and other Second Innings Homes will follow the same path to provide quality and improved services to the elderly people in the State.
While planning the execution of Second innings Home proposal, HLFPPT had come up with some unique ideas like, emergency bell switches and reading lights on all beds; along with railing supports in all the key areas of the center. Emergency switches are also made available in Toilets and kitchen so that in case of any emergency situation, support staffs may provide better assistance. The Center can house nearly 80 residents at a time.
Functioning Mechanism: An MoU was signed on 7th day of December 2018 for 3 years of duration between HLFPPT (a unit of HLL Lifecare Ltd) and Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala to establish a model home by doing faceliftment of Govt. Old Age Home in Kannur District (Kerala) with a ively ambiancnce, good health care facilities, and lots of activities to engage elders. The project has branded as “Second Innings Home”. This center is providing the much needed elderly friendly services, which are easily approachable, usable, and adaptable and moreover it’s very user-friendly