Aged care facilities in the community bring convenience to the elderly and their loved ones. Watch the video to find out how.
Find out how the Temasek Cares-iCommunity@North Partnership provides seniors and their caregivers with quick, easy access to social, community and healthcare services to enable them to age in place in the community.
The Community Health Assist Scheme, or CHAS, enables Singaporeans to receive subsidised outpatient treatments for acute and chronic conditions and basic dental services at GP and dental clinics near their homes. For more information, you may visit www.chas.sg.
Mr Wong Kin Mun is one of the many patients helped by a Care Coordinator. Find out more about his story!
Staff Nurse Esther Ang (Peacehaven Nursing Home), shows us what goes on at a nursing home.
Deciding to put a parent in a nursing home must be one of the hardest decisions a family has to make. A family shares their story.
A simple but touching love story of Koombri and his wife Ah Chuan at a nursing home.
With an ageing population, we certainly need to do more to step up integrated care with community hospitals, nursing homes, home nursing and community self help groups.
72-year-old patient, Esther Pang who was recovering from a knee fracture, finds her rehabilitation at community hospital a pleasant experience - like a home away from home.
Follow Dr Ng Wai Chong (Assistant Director) and Staff Nurse Soh Siew Kim from Hua Mei Mobile Clinic as they visit 83-year-old Mdm Lim Kim Chiam at home
Mr Champaklal, a patient recovering from a knee-cap replacement operation, home nursing allows him to recuperate in the treasured comfort of his home.
56-year-old Laura See was devastated after suffering a stroke and had reduced motor functions. But her never-say-die spirit, together with the care and treatment she received at a Day Rehabilitation Center, helped her to make a strong recovery.
Namrata, an Occupational Therapist at a Day Rehabilitation Centre for 15 years, gains her greatest job satisfaction when she sees how her patients regain their motor functions and are able to do the simplest things that others take for granted.
Find out more about the Nursing Home Development Programme.
In future, nursing homes will be built nearer to HDB towns so loved ones can visit.
In 2011's health budget, MOH highlighted the need to transform Singapore healthcare to be among the best in the world while ensuring good and affordable healthcare to give Singaporeans peace of mind.
The next 10 years will be critical to Singapore Healthcare as much good work has been done the past 10 years.
What are the needs of an ageing population and the importance of care integration?