Wijeyeratne Senior Citizens’ Home (Male & Female)
This Senior Citizen’s Home was established by Mr. Mudalindu C. De. Wijeratne in 1956.
It is the largest adult home in the country owned by the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress and it can accommodate 100 residents. There are currently about 85 residents in this center, and the expansion and renovation of this home is underway.
This center is managed by a Board of Management appointed, under the full supervision of the National Social Services Council of the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress.
Board of Management
Hon. Chairman Lasantha Wijeyeratne
Hon. Secretary The Hon. Linton de Silva
Hon. Treasurer Karunapala Pascual
Number of residents 95
More than 85 years old residents 22
Average age 75
Number of females 56
Number of males 39
Number of residents in sick rooms 12 females / 08 males
No of medical clinics held in 2018 Ayurveda – 13
Details of Ayurvedic Dispensary Two doctors visit once a month and conduct
medical clinics. This Ayurvedic Dispensary was
commenced on May 6, 2008. Since then, a tremendous service has been done for residents as well for outsiders. outpatients.
Future needs Renovation of the well at the females’ hostel.
Age of the oldest resident 93 years
Name Mrs. Horagampita Balagamage Jane Nona
Date of entering to the home 2011/10/17 Has been in the house for 8 years now