Clubs & Cells

Palliative Care Club

Palliative Care Units focus on caring for people with a life-limiting illness and aim to maintain quality of life. The University of Kerala institutes Student Palliative Clubs in its affiliated colleges as part of enhancing its community outreach activities. When chronic or life threatening illness strikes, it creates devastating blow on the lives of victims and their families. Therefore, there is a crucial need for a system of care at home that can best be built by a community- based palliative care movement. It is in this context the University of Kerala institutes student palliative clubs in its affiliated colleges as part of enhancing its community outreach activities. Besides popularizing palliative care among the student community, the palliative clubs are entrusted with assisting in the rehabilitation of patients and participating in other palliative care activities within communities. The active participation of the student volunteers in palliative care units help, replicate and improve the models of youth involvement in palliative care.