Our skilled and passionate team of Care Specialists and Activity Centre facilitators, with training in gerontology and clinical psychology, has experience in working with senior citizens from multiple cultures and countries. Our Care Specialist our guided by experienced Care Managers who are also responsible for the client relationship.


Archana Gautam Sharma - Founder & Managing Director
After spending more than two decades in the software industry, Archana ventured into social entrepreneurship. Her vision is to create impactful and pioneering services, for senior citizens within the comfort of their homes and communities. She has been a result oriented professional with rich experience in managing complex problems for Fortune 500 clients. In her entrepreneurial journey she has been an alumni mentee of the Cherie Blaire Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs.
Dr Jayashree Dasgupta - Project Director 
Dr Jayashree Dasgupta is a clinical psychologist with a specialization in neuropsychology. She holds MPhil and PhD degrees from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, and has extensive experience working in both research as well as clinical settings. She is interested in cognition across the lifespan and is associated with international projects at the Public Health Foundation of India and Sangath. Her work includes development of apps for autism screening and assessment of cognitive development, understanding cognition in HIV/AIDS and evaluation of task sharing approaches for maternal depression. She has presented her work at several national and international forums and published in leading scientific journals.

She has also worked in corporate settings heading psychological test adaptation projects at Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment and developing stress management programs at WIPRO technologies. 

Her interest in geriatrics and gerontology developed during her association with NIMHANS where she was a consultant with the dementia clinic, working closely with several clients and their families. 

Debastuti Baruah
Debastuti Baruah is a post graduate in Clinical Psychology, and has done specialization in Gerontology from NISD, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. She has worked extensively in the field of Geriatric Care and Dementia, and has close to 5000 hours of Dementia Intervention experience. She has also published papers in various Geriatric and Dementia journals, and is a member of ARDSI, India.
Shezmin Jasani
Shezmin Jasani is a post graduate in Clinical Psychology and has done an MSc specialization in Dementia from United Kingdom. She has worked for more than 8000 hours with dementia patients across various socio-economic backgrounds. She has worked with Sangath NGO in Goa and other private sector organizations in the field of Dementia.

Care Specialists

Care Specialists interact with seniors one on one and assist them with intellectual and emotional wellbeing and help them with tasks like hospital visits and medication management, travel bookings, technology training and banking. They also take out the elderly for social outings like a coffee or movie once in a while. They work with empathy and sensitivity and provide emotional support when needed. The Care Specialists are post graduates in clinical psychology or gerontology with expert skills and experience in dementia intervention, geriatric counseling and depression management.

Care Manager

Our Care Managers are experienced Care Specialists with expertise in clinical psychology, dementia and elder care. They understand the client requirements and specific needs and help develop the Care Plan with the Care Specialists. They review and improvise the care plans on an ongoing basis in close coordination with the client and Care Specialists. They ensure there is seamless coordination and communication between all people involved.

Activity Centre Facilitators

Activity centre facilitators manage the operations of the activity centre on a day to day basis with empathy and courtesy. This involves planning the activity calendar, engaging the seniors in stimulating activities and facilitating social interaction at the centre. They have degrees in Sociology, Psychology with diploma in Gerontology. They have experience in geriatric recreational activities.
Samvedna Senior Care Team