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We request you to read the following information carefully

Services we provide at Karunashraya:

  • Medical management by doctors for symptom management (pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, breathing issues, etc) only for advanced stage/ terminally ill cancer patients
  • Nursing care
  • Psycho-social-spiritual counseling (patient and family)
  • Physiotherapy care as required

Services we do NOT provide at Karunashraya:

  • No cancer treatment- Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Surgery, hormone therapy
  • No procedures- X-ray, scan, blood transfusions, etc
  • We do not have an ICU
  • We do not do COVID testing or provide COVID certificate

General Rules:

Hospice Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Saturday 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Sunday and General Holidays Holiday

Visitor timings:

Monday to Saturday 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM & 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Caregivers (only 2 people per day)
  • If there is deterioration in patient’s condition, caregivers will be informed and can visit after doctor gives permission

Sundays and general holidays: no visitors allowed

Admission to Karunashraya:

Process before Admission (In-Patient/Out-Patient/Daycare):

  • Please send reports to +91 93790 41222 via Whatsapp.
  • We will call you back through a tele-consultation before confirming admission process- Doctor’s decision is final

On Approval for Admission by Doctor:

  • We need recent (within 72 hours) RT-PCR negative test reports of patient for admission/ OPD / daycare
  • No caregivers (family members) will be allowed to stay with the patient, once they are admitted due to COVID- 19 safety protocols

Discharge Process:

  • All patients admitted at Karunashraya are fit for discharge only based on medical doctor instructions
  • Once discharged our home care team could follow up with weekly visitation to patient’s house, if it is within Bangalore.
  • Discharge can also take place, if patient or family wishes/insists to take patient home even if condition has not improved /changed after discussion with medical team only.

Process if patient passes away in Karunashraya:

  • A death certificate will be provided only if patient passes away in Karunashraya

Body-handing over timings:

Monday to Friday 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Saturday, Sunday and on general holidays 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM

Please note: If the patient passes away after 5 pm between Monday to Friday or after 1 pm on Saturday/ general holidays, body handing over will happen on next day.

Thank you