I am Garima Bajaj daughter of Mrs Santosh Kapoor My mom she is the best mother a person can ever dream off. She is kind soft spoken, humble and a loving lady. My mother had 2 daughters me and my younger sister Meenu Kapoor, she is in USA. As a child my whole world revolved around her, she was there for me every time I needed her. She taught us to be good human beings, never to give hope before trying. Whatever I am today, I am because of her. It is difficult for me to find words to express what she is to me. She ran a primary wing school, that school was doing quite well, looked after us, her husband and she did all her tasks with perfection. My father died when she was 56 years, that was a major setback in her life. From outside she looked strong as she had to take care of her younger daughter, she had to marry her, but inside she took a lot of tension, I think that affected her memory loss problem. After my sister got married, she was left all alone, that thought that all have gone leaving me alone was a major cause of her Dementia problem. I sold her house in Amritsar and bought her a flat in Gurgaon near my house, so that she does not feel lonely, she never complained but she missed Amritsar, that also triggered her memory loss problem. She was not able to take care of her house, so I brought her to live at my place. Initially, I was not aware of the disease and the problems related to them, as the disease progressed problems related to the disease came up, her behavior changed, she became hyper, was restless the whole day, repeated the same thing again and again. Then I came to know about Shanti Home. It was a place for dementia patients. I talked to the doctors they were all very helpful to me.They suggested me to keep her there for some period as these patients need a lot of care and monitoring which is not possible at home, so I kept her there, she was given good care at Shanti Home, her behavior also improved, there the patients are made to do a lot of activities which keep their mind involved which is very helpful for them, they have a specific area for these brain activities, this is a boom for these patients, I especially thank all the doctors at Shanti Home for their help and support, it has been a great help to me, i think Govt must also take some steps to help fight against this deadly disease. Regards Garima Bajaj

Mrs. Santosh Kapoor (Garima Bajaj)

In November 2014,I had the privilege to visit Shanti Home Psychiatric care and Rehabilitation Center. I was very keen for this visit and it was a very pleasant experience for me. The Rehab home is very well equipped with trained staff, a fully functional kitchen serving nutritious meal (planned by nutritionist) to residents, surrounded by a well maintained garden. The center has lots of activities and the day schedule is carefully planned to provide stimulation to enhance cognition, expedite healing, teaching vocational skills so that after discharge from home the person is able to fulfill a useful role in society. Activities also included personality and linguistic skills development along with yoga, aerobics etc. skillful use of music therapy; physiotherapy etc. has also been incorporated. I was very happy to see availability of doctors round the clock which ensured proper medical care. Skilled psychologists, psychotherapists, Occupational Therapists are providing their best under the guidance of learned and eminent psychiatrists from Delhi. But the thing which made biggest impact on my mind and heart was the human touch at the center which could be seen in the overall attitude of the staff and the environment of the rehab home. I was pleasantly surprised that even the supporting staff was attending residents with respect and was trying best to put a smile on resident’s faces. And then I realized why it can truly be called a (rehab) HOME. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to visit this home and spending few hours with its loving family

Dr Rashmi Moghe Hirave (Psychiatrist, Synapse Neurosciences, Bhopal)

Our son was suffering from Schizophrenia, depression and was a chain smoker.We had been to many psychiatrists, psychologists, and healers over the last six years. Finally, we admitted him in Shanti Home, Greater Noida. His recovery has been phenomenal in just three months and our son seems a ‘totally new person’ to us. We owe deep gratitude to the team under Dr. Rupali for providing us hope when all around us was gloomy. We have cherished our relationship with Shanti Home and with each of the doctor, psychologists and all.While we will still be coming back regularly for counselling, the bond of trust will be everlasting. Thanks again to the entire team and with best wishes. Sanjay

Undisclosed (Sanjay)

I attended the Carer’s meeting at Shanti Home. It was a very interesting and eye opening seminar on the subject of Mental Illness. I am thankful to Ms. Rajeshwari and staff of Shanti Home for educating and helping us by showing the path for the improvement of the patient for better living and rehabilitation in future.

Mr Srivastava (About Carer’s meeting at Shanti Home)

Great rehab center in Delhi NCR. Peaceful environment caring team.

Mr. Jagdeep (Shanti Home Gr Noida)

Great team. Great Doctors and not just that, Great Human Beings. Dr. Manish S Kansal goes out of his way to support patients. !!!!!!!

Y.S.Gautam (The best Psychiatric help)