Ms. Vaishali Vilas Ruikar, an ANM, since 1969, has been working as an independent practitioner after retirement in Pune, to provide besides care at home to people.
Such is her healing touch that people in Pune recognize her as a healer and affectionately call her Tai, Atya and Ajji besides, of course, Sister.
She helps her patients return to normal lives and makes bed-ridden patients stand on their own feet. Her home-care services with her unique therapy (which is also patented), provided to the bed ridden patients, particularly those having bed-sores, are well known.
She started Jeevan Sanjeevani Bureau, an NGO in Pune in the year 1994 for providing training to women from all walks of life on patient care.
There are two newspaper/magazine articles on her life and work –Sakaal and Rohoni in the year 2012. she has several testimonials from patients and doctors and hospitals about their home care services .
She is seen as an angel in the human form for people in need and their families.