Elderly Care Facilities in Sri Lanka.

Old age is a very sensitive and fragile period in life where elderly people need extra care and comfort. When the elderly in our care are prone to accidents would you know how to handle the situation? Are you aware of the resources available in Colombo to take care of the elderly? As our parents, or relatives or those we give care to – age; they require more and more help because they lose their natural ability to take care of themselves and most times growing old presents its own challenges.

Discussing assistance to aging loved ones is not always simple. Maybe you've noticed that your mother who was once meticulous about her appearance, is wearing wrinkled clothes and not doing her hair. Perhaps there are bruises or constant falls and when addressed, their instant response is, "Everything is fine, there's no need to worry." Admitting they need help would mean they can no longer take care of themselves, and no one wants to lose their independence. Admitting they need help and accepting assistance is not easy for people as they age.The burden often falls on the family to recognize the signs that an aging parent might need help with daily living tasks.

Signs Your Parent Needs Help

When is it right to offer help to your elderly loved ones? There will always be a few  telltale signs you can pick up: spoiled food that doesn't get thrown away, unexplained bruising, forgetting appointments, difficulties in mobility, difficulty getting up from a seated position, difficulty in walking and balance, forgetfulness, strong smell of urine in the house, confusion in performing familiar tasks, a notable difference in grooming habits and personal care, extreme clutter and dirty laundry and dishes piling up, poor diet or weight loss, loss of interest in hobbies and activities, changes in mood or extreme mood swings, forgetting to take medications, or taking incorrect dosages.

If you are living away from your elderly folks or are unable to take care of them any longer and you are considering placing your parents in care facilities and retirement homes, we have put down a list here to help you make these choices.

Royal Nursing Home located in Maharagama is a retirement home which provides apartments as well as packages to meet individual needs. Phone number: 11-2804040

Village 60 Plus provides day care facilities, short term and long term residential care, lifetime residential care. The home undertakes care for residents suffering with dementia, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, patients who are bed-ridden, require nasal feeding, PEG feeding or with urinary catheters. Care is also undertaken for residents who are either deaf, blind, amputees and paralysed patients. Phone: 112820753, 77 3 314 346

Windsor Gardens is a senior retirement home located in Havelock,and provides residential nursing care for residents. Phone: 0712527725 Email windsor_gardens@yahoo.com 

Cinnamon Care Home located in Bandaragama while providing a retirement home also provides care for residents suffering from dementia. Phone: 0771761777

Noble Aged is a senior caring facility that provides senior retirement living, short term living facilities, day care for senior citizens, bed-ridden person care, home nursing and home medical services. Noble Aged is located in Piliyadala. Phone number: 0723355006, 773355908 Email: info@nobleaged.com

Rivendale Resort is a retirement home for the elderly and is located on a 3-acre property in Piliyandala and provides medical assistance as well as care for differently abled elders. Phone: 0773 022 636, Email info@rivendaleresort.com

The Lanka Alzheimer's Foundation provides care for the elderly suffering with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Phone:112667082, 112667084 Email: alzheimers@alzlanka.org 

If you are looking for homes that are a tad cheaper, there's: 

Gamini Matha Home for Elders which provides basic facilities such as food, clothing, accommodation and medicine.The home is located in Colombo 2. Phone: 11-2682397 Email: colomboymba@sltnet.lk.

Grace Perera Elders Home provides food, care and attention to the elderly. Phone: 112 727 580.

St Martin's Elders Home, provides care and basic facilities for ladies. The home is located at Stag Place, Colombo 5. 112 598 576. 

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp




Top Burger Joints of 2024

Written by Fathima Rukaiya, Who doesn't adore a juicy, mouthwatering burger? But finding the ideal

Highlights Kamu

Ramada Colombo: Break Your Fast in Style with a Luxurious Iftar

Written by Shamrina CIt’s that holy month of the year again for all Muslims around

Highlights Kamu

A blissful evening at The Sheraton Colombo

https://www.tiktok.com/@yamusrilanka/video/7350182026114338050 Nestled in the heart of Colombo, the Sheraton Colombo hotel epitomizes luxury and sophistication.

Highlights Kamu

Iftar delights at The Banyan, Heritance Negombo

Iftar delights at The Banyan, Heritance Negombo Written by Fathima Rukaiya, Mad Dogs Bodega, Banyan

Highlights Kamu

A Culinary Journey Through the Middle East: Ramadan Iftar Buffet at Cinnamon Grand Courtyard 

By Shamindri De Sayrah Embark on a culinary adventure through the Middle East this Ramadan


Budget-friendly Iftar spots 2024

Written by Fathima Rukaiya, In our previous article, we highlighted some exquisite and upscale Iftar

Highlights Kamu


MSI Unveils New Laptops Tailored for Content Creators: The Content Creation Series

MSI has unveiled an updated range of laptops designed specifically for content creation, introducing new


Unveiling the Latest MSI Gaming Laptops: A Detailed Look at High-Performance and Mainstream Options

MSI, a distinguished name in the world of laptop manufacturing, has recently unveiled its latest


MSI Unveils Waves of AI-Ready Laptops & Its First Gaming Handheld at CES 2024

Powered By The Brand New Intel® Core™ Ultra & Refreshed 14th Gen HX-series processors With the zeitgeist


Sun Siyam Pasikudah announces exclusive offers for locals and residents this Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Guests are in for an unforgettable experience this Sinhala and Tamil New Year at Sun


Bombay Borough Introduces an Exciting Culinary Chapter with Its New Menu Launch

Bombay Borough, an all-day Indian Bar & Eatery known for emphasising hyperlocal and regional Indian


Sri Lankan Nights every Wednesday at Radisson Hotel Colombo

The Dine Restaurant at Radisson Hotel Colombo recently saw the launch of ‘Sri Lankan Nights’


Yamu Guide.

Steak Bar: A Grand Sunday Brunch at Kingsbury, Colombo

Written by Shamrina C Welcome to the ultimate brunch experience! Nestled in the heart of

Highlights Kamu Yamu Guide

9 Special Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him

By Fathima Rukaiya Are you trying to find the perfect way to show your special

Highlights Yamu Guide

9 Special Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her

Written by Fathima Rukaiya The season of love is upon us once more, and opinions

Highlights Yamu Guide

Romantic Dinner and High Tea date spots for Valentine’s Day  2024

Written by Shamrina C 1. Via Torino Indulge in a fine dining exclusive 3-Course meal

Highlights Yamu Guide

BYOB Bliss: 16 Places to you can Bring Your Own Bottle!

Written by Shamrina C 1. Giovannis Indulge in Italian flavors, grooving music, pet friendly, and

Highlights Yamu Guide

Unveiling Ramada’s Festive Christmas High Tea Extravaganza!

Written by Shamrina C Mark your calendars for the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of December,

Highlights Yamu Guide