Leema Creations initiates another community service

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Leema Creations (Pvt) Ltd, the award winning interior design company has once again come forward to fulfill an essential need of visually handicapped children. 
A separate unit was installed at Lady Ridgeway Hospital in Colombo to diagnose and to treat visual impairment  caused  by the brain, not being able to process information from the eyes passing along visual pathways in the brain. This unit consists of a   dark room, together with all essential equipment and  facilities.
This   is the first and only such unit installed in Sri Lanka for the benefit of children suffering from    cerebral visual impairment. Dr. A.L.M Nazzir, Deputy Director and Dr. Piyara  Ratnayake, Consultant  Pediatrics Neurologist who were present on the occasion of the opening of this unit, made a presentation on the use of ‘dark room  concept’ in visual rehabilitation of children. She further elaborated  on how to   diagnose the extent to which the impairment has occurred and    plan treatment accordingly.
 In addition to all essential  equipment and facilities, the unit  is complete with  a play therapy area and  a store room, thus creating a complete  health  centre for this specific treatment   
The  construction of this  entire unit equipped with all essential  facilities  was  done by  Leema Creations (Pvt) Ltd  and  the unit was officially handed over to the   Lady Ridgeway Children’s Hospital,  Colombo on 23rd March. The entire project was co-ordinated byManesha Weerasuriya,  CEO, Leema.
This is yet another community service initiated by Leema. Speaking on this occasion, Managing Director.  Channa Wijesekara thanked the authorities of the hospital for the   opportunity provided and indicated  his desire to  provide assistancein any further endeavors,  as a  part of his company’s community services.
To commemorate the opening of this unit, a plaque was unveiled in the presence of Dr Piyara Ratnayake, Dr. Irugal Bandara(Consultant Ophthalmologist), Dr P.Wijesekara (Medical officer, Neurology unit) and the staff members of Neurology and Occupational and Speech Therapy   units. Dr. A.L.M Nazzir, Deputy Director and Dr. Piyara Ratnayake thanked  the Leema   Creations  or their invaluable contribution  made to  uplift the standards  of  
children’s health.

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