Talapark Clinic is the largest of the three clinics. It is situated at Tara Sankar Sarani behind the Talapark play ground in North Kolkata.
Patients come to Calcutta Rescue not just from Kolkata but from all over West Bengal, many of them travelling great distances to receive treatment. The clinic provides screening of new patients referred from Government Hospitals, treatment of a wide variety of cases, wound dressing and health education.
Treatment for special categories of patients – patients suffering from Cancer, Aplastic aneamia, Thalassaemia, Neurological Disorders, Tuberculosis, Multi – Drug Resistant Tuberculosis, Thyroid disorder, Wilson’s Disease, Respiratory Disorder, Diabetes, Cardiac problems, Rheumatology and renal failure. Medicines which are not provided by government hospitals are supplied free of cost to the eligible patients.
The clinic has a Mother and Child Health Program where pre – natal and post – natal care is provided to mothers along with special feeding program for babies suffering from malnourishment.
Wound dressings are provided daily to patients requiring care for conditions such as burns, post surgical wounds and ulcers.
Talapark also runs a Disability Department which operates four days a week on Monday, alternate Tuesday, Wednesday and. Fridays providing physiotherapy , Speech Therapy and mobility aids for those who need them. Special education, art and dance classes are also provided.
The HIV clinic also operates from the Talapark clinic, every Thursday, providing HIV medications, education and counseling to patients who are HIV positive. Calcutta Rescue works with the School of Tropical Medicine (STM) in Kolkata, which refers patients to CR for investigation, treatment and nutritional benefit. While the government provides first and some second line ART drugs to HIV / AIDS patients, they refer patients to Calcutta Rescue for drugs which are not available in the hospital, some 2nd and 3rd line HIV-drugs, drugs to treat Hepatitis B positive patients or patients suffering from opportunistic infections.
A strong emphasis is placed on Health Education . Such sessions are held regularly according to the needs of the patients.
Benefits such as food, transport allowance, clothing and winter garments are provided to the patients depending on their income, background and medical conditions.
Special benefits are also provided to old aged dependant patient.