Old Age Home and Orphanage

 Ankit Tiwari
 Sanveer Luthra
 Anjali Gupta
 Dhruv Mishra
 Tushar Arora
 Tripty Rajut
 Kishan Maheshwari
 R. Rekha
 Apoorv Maheshwari
 Rohan
 Rishabh

The Idea is to create
 an interactive platform between old age homes and orphanages
 a space for interaction and a common shelter for two generations

Why Prefer Such A Merger

The elderly are the exact replica of the young ones. They need the same
care and attention as the kids

• Loneliness
• Love
• Care
• Guidance


 Reduce psychological pain
Feeling of emptiness
Being unwanted
 Act as supportive pillars to each other
 Emotional needs – Love and Care
 Provide appropriate guidance
 Inculcate social and family values
 Improve quality of life

2011 report by Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj (JLLM)
 In India about 7.5% of the population is above 60 years
 There are over 81 million elderly people. The figure will rise
to 177 million by 2025 and by 2050 it will be about 240 million
 Life expectancy has increased from 41 years in 1951 to 64
years today, hundreds of old age homes have sprung up in

ORPHANAGE (2011 population estimates )
 About 20 million children, about 4% of the population are
 Death of parents- 0.3%
 Remaining abandoned due to poverty

2% 1%
Reasons for moving
Survey Result from old age homes in Gujarat
living alone
physical insecurity
lower medical care expenses and living costs
physical and verbal abuse
peaceful and spiritual life
belongings lost

 Imported into India from the West
 Migration - away from their native homes and in the recent
past to many countries abroad
 Fading joint families
 Security - lookout for a secure place
 Socializing - finding the right companion
 Loneliness - leading to withdrawal symptoms
 Financial independence
 Independence - Unwillingness to give up the responsibility to
 Incapacity to look after themselves or get medical care
especially in an emergency

 To provide its residents with a secure, relaxed and homely environment in which
their care, well being and comfort of prime importance.
 Strive to preserve and maintain the dignity, individuality and privacy of all
 Warm and caring atmosphere
 Being sensitive to the residents' ever changing needs- medical/therapeutic,
cultural, psychological, spiritual, emotional and social.

 privacy
 dignity
 security
 independence
 choice
 fulfillment

 The idea is not to evoke a sigh of pity
 There should not be any stigma attached to the residents of old age
 Many parents of middle class families are neither neglected nor abandoned by
their children

 Provide opportunity to do all the things that you wanted to do but got left out
in the hectic pace of work
 A time to pursue your own interests, new hobbies, a time to enjoy your family
but also your independence and personal space
 Provide a quality life which the orphans have been deprived off
 Making Children Self Reliant through various Vocational Training Programs

Making a difference in “Being Aged” and “Being Old”
Encouraged participation in the day to day activities
Periodic celebrations of various festivals and social events
 Religion - religious services either within or outside the home
 Contact with family and friends
 Some of the trained children may be engaged in the home itself in its
“training cum production centre”
 Volunteer participation in Social Programs


 Men and women 60 years of age or above
 Middle Income groups to destitute (80 – 100 Residents)
 pay and stay – ensure quality of services (70%)
 Free – helps raise fund through donations (30%)
Provision for
 dormitories to house the and destitute
 rooms
 luxury apartments


 Free provisions for children until adulthood (20 – 30)
- Street children
- Abused children
- Children who stay in prison with their prisoner mothers

Criteria for choosing the sites
 Proximity to Community School
 Availability of medical care
 Calm, pollution free environment
 Quiet idyllic surroundings, where they have quick access to facilities in the city

New Town Kolkata
Site Area – 19000 sq.m
 Help Age India (1978) and The Hope Kolkata Foundation (1999) are secular,
not-for-profit organization registered under the Societies' Registration Act of
1860 working to protect the rights of India's elderly and development of
children on the streets.

Help Age depends on donations and legacies to fund its services and activities.
 Individuals
 Corporate & Business houses
 Trusts & Foundations
Organizational Structure
 Apartments
 Single / Double Rooms
 Dormitories
 Common lounges
 Administration
 Healthcare unit
 Club Facilities
 Library & Reading Room
 Internet Parlor
 Games Parlor
 Guest Rooms
 Recreation Facilities

 Split the whole orphanage + old age
population into mini-families such that
one or more kids are associated to each
of the old person / couple - but this
should be optional. The aged person /
couple may not be willing or physically
able to take the responsibility. This
should not be a burden but a source of
enjoyment making life meaningful.

 It should have its own family-value
structure, resources, time tables,
preferences, and its own place to live -
within the perimeter of the facility.

 There should be a common place to
play, study, interact with other kids,
 Migration is one problem that both senior citizens and children find it
difficult to cope with.
 They feel uncomfortable to shift from their comfort zone to a new
 Children, many of who come to orphanage are victims of severe
neglect or abuse and have behavioral and psychological problems
 Bad influence of elder kids on younger ones

 A positive aspect of this special home is
that it is closely connected with an
orphanage called “Aastha children
 Ayudham Society located near village
Rewla, New Delhi has completed
Fifteen years, starting from the years-
 Two years ago, Ayudham, built a free
residence for poor kids on the premises
of the then 15-year-old paid old age
 There are total 19 rooms for residents
 Ayudham is growing. A new wing will
open in May and this time a batch of
girls aged five-eight will move in

Provide high quality health care, at Ayudham
A Physiotherapy Centre
Hosts Training for various nursing Students
Ayudham Society also organizes one week summer
Comp for children

Several activities are organized throughout like
computer education, music and even Dance,
Cricket Matches, Indoor sport events, Cultural
Events and Complementary outings once a month

Proposed for detailed Case Study
A project of Navoday Association
Presently the ground floor is built on an area of 9000 Sq.ft.
with funds donated by ITC Ladies Social Welfare Society
Provision for expansion of three more floors with facility of
The Ground floor has eight rooms.
Twin sharing rooms
Special and a few personalized services are provided

Pay and Stay Type
Rs. 5,50,000/- only, in twin sharing occupancy for Couples,
Sisters, Brothers.
Rs. 3,00,000/-single person occupying a full room

HOH is a Non-Governmental Organization.
It has been rendering serves for orphans for the last 17
Since HOH’s main concern is to educate the children, all the
essential requirements are met.
That is, all school stationery materials, library service with a
librarian, and neat study rooms.
Besides, tutorial class are provided
There are social workers whose main task is to follow up
their day to day activities and support them

Acacia Care Home
accommodates elderly
residents and Orphans with
twenty single rooms and
two shared room.

There are gardens front and

There is wheelchair access
throughout the building
and gardens.

There is a stair lift.

Residents may bring their
own furniture if they wish

Pay and stay type