‘Kala jathas’ catering to emotional well-being of patients
Many psychoneuroimmunology specialists imagine that constructive feelings can override the organic results of adversity and enhance the immunity to struggle any sort of illness, and the experiment on the Kurnool APTIDCO COVID Care Centre (CCC) has given glorious outcomes.
District Collector G. Veerapandian has give you the thought of organising ‘kala jathas’ by partaking a gaggle of PPE kit-clad artistes to cheer up the COVID-19 patients on the COVID Care Centres within the evenings.
And the outcomes are encouraging with one affected person, after his discharge, writing a suggestions within the social media concerning the constructive influence of the initiative of the district administration.
‘Kala jathas’ are organised on the CCCs at Adoni, Yemmiganur, and Nandyal as properly.
As quickly because the artistes arrive, all of the patients collect to get pleasure from their efficiency. The artistes lace the songs with the necessary consciousness messages on COVID-19, the methods of defending oneself, and what needs to be the food regimen after being discharged in order that the diet necessities are taken care of.
The affected person, recognized as Sunny, has likened the COVID Care Centre to nothing lower than a five-star lodge. He has even posted images of the video games performed, the hygienic situations, and the efficiency of the ‘kala jatha’ artistes.
“A regular visit by the doctors and their immediate response in case of necessity is being liked by many. The quality food being served three times a day has won the hearts of the patients,” he factors out.
The District Collector has thanked the officers for taking care of the patients with dedication. The constructive suggestions on the social media platforms vouches for it, he opines.
The administration has saved apart ₹4.5 lakh for organising the ‘kala jathas’, and the artistes have been given advance.
The District Tourism Officer has been made in-charge of selling these actions, which assist the patients interact themselves in singing, taking part in video games, an doing yoga or workouts.