ST Thomas Hospital



St. Thomas hospital has Home for the Aged called -“St. Francis of Assisi Illam” located at Chembarambakkam. It is model of accommodation and service for the poor, needy and vulnerable old people. This home for aged is for downtrodden and for orphans. They are looked after by the sisters of FSJ.


  1. Free Medical services.
  2. Well equipped rooms with Television, DVD.
  3. Leisure time activity such as gardening, walking, etc.
The home for the aged is surrounded by lush green nature with ample water resources.
We are setting up a frame work which will ensure that we reach more poor and vulnerable old people than ever before.
A tailoring centre is setup for the poor and deprived women for surrounding area in order to improve their financial condition.
There is also a crèche for the needy children.
The compound also houses a beautiful chapel for the use of the religious community and for the public.


  • 2005 – Purchase of Land

  • 2010 – Construction of the Chapel