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Integrated Muscular Dystrophy Rehabilitation Center (IMDRC) – "MANAV MANDIR"

The Indian Association of Muscular Dystrophy has established a 50 bedded Integrated Muscular Dystrophy Rehabilitation Center- “Manav Mandir” in Solan (H.P), for the rehabilitation and management training for the patients of Muscular Dystrophy and their families. The outdoor and indoor services at this center started in January 2017.

This is a seven-storied building, out of which 5 stories are being utilized and the rest are under construction. The entire area is 277.54 Sq. Meters. The center is very sunny and scenic and is surrounded by beautiful hills and valleys. The entire building is wheelchair accessible. The center is a little away from the hustle-bustle of the town to provide peace and quiet to the participants but well connected with the city center.

(SOLAR PASSIVE, EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT, INNOVATIVE AND COST-EFFECTIVE DESIGN)

Facilities AT – IMDRC – "MANAV MANDIR"

IMDRC has created very spacious, well lit, and comfortable living quarters for its participants. The idea is the make the Muscular Dystrophy sufferer and his family comfortable before they begin their camp.

  • Dormitories - There are two dormitories, which have curtain partitioned cubicles with electric beds to facilitate the movements of Muscular Dystrophy patients. Each cubicle has a separate bed for the attendant as well along with spacious storage space. It also has a heated floor to keep it warm and cozy. There are sufficient neat and clean common toilets.

    MALE AND FEMALE DORMITORIES

  • Private rooms – There are 19 private rooms with attached bathrooms in soothing colour schemes, overlooking the valleys.

    PRIVATE ROOMS

  • Administrative Block and OPD – The center has a fairly large administrative block for all the staff to sit comfortably. It also has a dedicated OPD room for the consultation, where doctors come for medical and dental check-ups on a regular basis.

    ADMINISTRATIVE BLOCK AND OPD

  • Kitchen and Dining Room – Manav Mandir has paid special attention to its kitchen and dining hall as diet is an important feature in the lives of people affected with Muscular Dystrophy. The kitchen is equipped with all modern gadgets and the dining hall is spacious and well-lit with huge windows overlooking the valley and the mountains.

    KITCHEN AND DINING

  • Recreation and Yoga hall – The center has a separate hall for conducting yoga and recreational sessions. It has comfortable yoga mats as well as all kinds of board games for children to play. The hall also has a music and karaoke system to facilitate singing and dancing.

    RECREATION AND YOGA HALL

  • Eco-friendly Centre – Manav mandir is truly an eco – friendly center with a ‘solar power’ plant of 50 kW capacity installed on its roof. The electricity generated is exported to the H.P. State Electricity Board. It also has installed 3 ‘rain harvesting’ tanks with a capacity of 4 lakh liter. The center also has overhead tanks of equal capacity. So, water is in abundance for the participants. It also has a RO system to maintain the quality of the water, generator for power backup, and fully automatic laundry unit.

    SOLAR POWER, RAIN WATER HARVESTING TANK, RO

  • Parking - IMDRC has parking facilities for the Visitors and Families of Muscular Dystrophy affected people at Ground-1 Floor of IMDRC Building with parking the capacity of 20 to 25 vehicles.

    PARKING

  • Garden and Open Space – The entire surrounding area of the center is covered with a kitchen garden and flower beds. Besides this, the center has a lawn area of about 500 sq. feet, covered with beautiful natural green grass. We are also in the process of planting all fruit trees to be enjoyed by our participants. We also encourage our participants to get involved with gardening if they wish to.

    GARDEN AND OPEN SPACE

  • Vehicle Support – The center has twoAmbulances for facilitating the participants as required.

    VEHICLE SUPPORT

Physiotherapy and Counseling Center ‘Rahat’ - Delhi

From April 2014, Indian Association of Muscular Dystrophy is running a regular physiotherapy and counseling center called ‘Rahat’ in Delhi at Rajauri Garden. It is being managed by an Muscular Dystrophy afflict himself Sh. Virender Kalra, Senior Manager, Canara Bank, Rajauri Garden Branch, of New Delhi. Here services are provided free of charge to persons living with Muscular Dystrophy in Rajauri and nearby areas, including to and fro transportation from houses to center by its own vehicle with an aluminum lift. The center also organizes recreational activities at the center and also the outdoor picnics and fun trips. The center is providing these facilities to almost 30 Muscular Dystrophy patients every day.

This “Rahat “physiotherapy center has brought in a significant change in the lives of persons living with Muscular Dystrophy:

  • Coming out of the house every day has brought a change in the personality of the children.
  • Sitting posture has improved.
  • The standing and sitting balance of the afflicted has improved.
  • Walking has improved.
  • Children, who were unable to climb up or down the ramp, are doing so with great ease.
  • Psychological counseling has brought them out of depression,
  • Medical guidance helps them reach the therapy, care, and management in the early years of their lives which is required to keep them fit for a longer period of life.

Address - 196- B MIG Flats Rajauri Garden, New Delhi (Near Tagore Garden Metro Station)

Phone no – 011-45109918, 931361323

Physiotherapy and Counseling Center ‘Rahat’ - Chandigarh

From April 2010, Indian Association of Muscular Dystrophy is running a regular physiotherapy and counseling center called ‘Rahat’ in Chandigarh at DART Building, Sec 32 C. The premise has been provided by the Chandigarh Government. It is being managed by an MD afflict himself, Prof. Bipan Kaushal, of Punjab Engineering College. Here services are provided free of charge to persons living with MD, including to and fro transportation from houses to center by its own vehicle with a hydraulic lift. The center also organizes recreational activities at the center and also the outdoor picnics and fun trips. The center is catering to almost 20 MD patients on a daily basis.

This “Rahat “physiotherapy center has brought in a significant change in the lives of persons living with Muscular Dystrophy:

  • Coming out of the house every day has brought a change in the personality of the children.
  • Sitting posture has improved.
  • The standing and sitting balance of the afflicted has improved.
  • Walking has improved.
  • Children, who were unable to climb up or down the ramp, are doing so with great ease.
  • Psychological counseling has brought them out of depression.
  • Medical guidance helps them reach the therapy, care, and management in the early years of their lives which is required to keep them fit for a longer period of life.

Address – DART Building, opposite At Anne School, Sector 32C, Chandigarh

Phone no – 9463794821