KMM Academy


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      KMM Charitable Trust
Member of American Geriatrics Society and Geriatrics Society of   India, Authorized Agency for Certification under GSCC, United Kingdom
 
                                               The  Academy

   KMM Academy of Health Sciences is the HRD Division of  the KMM Educational & Charitable Trust (Regd), a Trust incorporated under the Laws of the country  for undertaking various educational and charitable activities. The Academy was established in the year 2003. Prof V.J.Pappoo Formerly Pro- Vice –Chancellor, Cochin & Calicut Universities and eminent educationist is the Chairman of the Academy . A number of other eminent educationists in Medicine , Social Sciences , Engineering and Technology are associated with the academic programmes of the Academy. The main objective of the Academy is to offer a PG Diploma Course in Geriatric Care . A total of about 500 graduates in Medicine , Social Worker,Sociology, Psychology,Nursing , Physiotherapy and other Paramedical Sciences have already successfully undergone this course. Quite a good number of them are gainfully employed in UK ,USA, Canada, Newzeland, Australia & other parts of the world  .

     The Academy  also offers a Diploma course in Counselling and Guidance with special emphasis on geriatric counselling  in  addition to short term training courses for persons involved in Geriatric services and research studies .

 
                       The  PG  Diploma in geriatric care

The PG Diploma Course in Geriatric Care is a multidisciplinary programme designed to understand the varied needs of Senior citizens . HRD in the area of Geriatrics is one of the felt needs in this part of the country also, as well as  in other parts of the world. With this view in mind, the KMM Academy of Health Sciences is engaged in training and research.  The Academy offers a Diploma course in Geriatric Care especially for medical doctors and Para-medical staff. Motivated by the International developments in the field of Gerontology and Gerontechnology, the Center provides facilities for emotional, physical and mental well-being of senior citizens through curative, preventative, medical and psychological services.  A variety of programmes are organized here utilizing the wisdom, experience  and expertise of senior citizens in their respective fields of activity for the common good of the public is one of the unique features of this centre.  The centre is used in a beautiful, spacious Building Complex, blended with traditional and modern architecture in a well laid out campus in the city limits of Kochi, the industrial and commercial city of Kerala.