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Cadabam's AMITHA: A Centre for Short Term and Long Term Rehabilitation Care

Named after the Late Amitha M Cadabam, this Centre was Cadabam’s first rehabilitative care centre set up in the year 1992. Amitha is a personalized rehabilitation therapy centre nestled near Bangalore aids rehabilitative goals. Cadabam’s Amitha provides a wide range of rehabilitation services with high-quality residential facilities. Amitha is one of the best rehab centres in Bangalore for most acute, sub-acute and chronic stages of mental conditions.

All about mental rehabilitation – what is it and why is it important

Rehabilitation is a practice of helpful intervention for a person who is experiencing limitations in daily life functions. Mental rehabilitation, which is commonly referred to as Psychosocial Rehabilitation focuses on personal recovery – basic life skills, general wellness, education and employment that individuals are struggling to cope with or get access to due to mental difficulties. The rehabilitation program ultimately helps the individual increase their capacity to be successful in these endeavours.  

Cadabam’s is a premier rehabilitation centre in Bangalore with a multidisciplinary approach and has a wide range of rehabilitation programs. Our rehab centre Amitha focuses on psychiatric and psychosocial rehabilitation, which is very beneficial for individuals with learning disabilities, autism, depression and other mental illnesses and personality disorders. 

Who benefits from mental rehabilitation

Mental rehabilitation is very beneficial for individuals who have cognitive difficulties. This can be a result of a disability or lack of a supportive environment that prevents them from achieving their full functionality.  

Core principles of mental rehabilitation

Mental rehabilitation helps individuals

  1. Tackle issues of feeling demoralised or hopeless due to suffering from mental illnesses 
  2. Feel empowered when a certain goal that they set is accomplished 
  3. Improve their living standards by teaching essential life skills
  4. Feel connected and part of a larger community through support systems, thereby helping them build stronger relationships

How a rehabilitation centre helps

Caring for someone who has a chronic mental health issue can be a challenge. Rehabilitation centres have special programs and trained professionals who will help such individuals find a balance in their lives and cope with their conditions. Cadabam’s Amitha is one of the best rehabilitation centres for mental illness that offers: 

Cadabam’s Amitha is considered as an Ashram for mental patients in Bangalore. Our rehabilitation programs include: 

  1. Helping relearn basic life skills through cognitive rehabilitation therapy 
  2. counselling for mental illness
  3. Improve thinking and social skills through music and art therapy
  4. counselling for a better diet and nutrition plan 
  5. Improvement in daily activities through occupational therapy
  6. Helping improve strength, mobility, and fitness through physical therapy
  7. Helping improve emotional well-being through emotional therapy
  8. Helping with speaking, understanding, reading, writing and swallowing
  9. Treatment for aches and pains
  10. Vocational rehabilitation that helps improve social skills that are necessary to attend a school or seek a job 

Cadabam’s Amitha is run by a multidisciplinary team of professionals from Psychiatry, Clinical Psychiatry, Psychiatric social work, Psychiatric rehabilitation, and nursing backgrounds. The team actively works with top rehabilitative care organizations worldwide to provide the best rehabilitative therapy and care possible to enhance the lives of patients suffering from psychiatric illnesses.

The team at Amitha has also pioneered several successful programs like Supported Living, Supported Education, De-Addiction, and Short-term and Long-term rehabilitation care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disorders.


Living Spaces

Cadabam’s Amitha is designed as a mental wellness retreat aimed at helping patrons attain physical and mental wellbeing. Amitha offers a broad range of boarding options starting from a minimal low-cost dormitory to luxurious cottages. The spaces are designed and furnished for a comfortable, safe assisted living experience that aids faster recovery.


Individual Planning

The experts at Cadabam’s structure treatment plans based on the individual’s unique challenges and traumatic experiences. Each client’s roadmap to recovery is different and we work closely with them to understand the combination of treatment methods & approaches that will best help achieve recovery goals.



  • Open Canopy area for therapeutic activity
  • Yoga and Meditation hall
  • Horticulture unit
  • Occupational Therapy unit
  • Space for outdoor games

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With the aim to deliver holistic healing, Cadabams has taken many initiatives to help patrons on their personalized path to recovery. The community-oriented initiatives are designed to bring out their talents and creativity and help mental health patients build confidence in social settings.

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