Psychiatric Day Care services are available at Aastha Hospital. Day care services are for partially improved psychiatric patients with stable clinical state, discharged from Psychiatric Hospitals and rehabilitation units as well as the follow-up patients from the OPD.
A multidisciplinary team consisting of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Psychiatric Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychiatric Nurses and Vocational trainers take part in the treatment of the day care patients. The patients are trained in Social and Vocational skills. A structured working program for patients consisting of individual and group sessions attending the daycare centre has been developed. It is planned to provide for Activity scheduling, Skills training, and Vocational training depending on patient’s functional status and aptitude. At present vocational training activities include Tailoring, Art and Craft, Horticulture, candle making, Screen Printing, Basic Computer training and Home care Training etc. Placement options are also made available in indicated cases.