Singapore, 6 April 2018 – As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen community care, SingHealth has set up eight Community Nurse Posts, located at Senior Activity Centres, where more than 30 nurses from Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Changi General Hospital (CGH) provide healthcare services to vulnerable elderly in the community to enable them to keep well and age well.
Set up in collaboration with community partners, SingHealth Community Nurse Posts are strategically located at Senior Activity Centres (SACs) in the southeast and east of Singapore to enable elderly with multiple chronic diseases to receive care closer to their homes. The Posts are led by Registered Nurses trained in specialties such as chronic disease management, geriatrics, oncology or palliative care.
As of 31 March 2018, more than 260 elderly residents have visited SingHealth Community Nurse Posts for their health needs.
Types of Services
- Health and geriatric assessment
- Health coaching for disease prevention
- Chronic disease monitoring
- Education on self-care, medication and chronic disease management
- Medication reconciliation and consolidation
- Provision of early interventions to prevent condition from worsening
- Home visits (where necessary)
- Care coordination with Senior Activity Centre and other care agencies to provide social care support
Community of Care||
Name of Centre||
|Bukit Merah||NTUC SilverAce (Henderson)||Block 117, Bukit Merah View #01-205 Singapore 151117|
| ||NTUC SilverAce (Bukit Merah)||Block 117, Jalan Bukit Merah, #01-1683 Singapore 160117|
|Telok Blangah||NTUC SilverAce (Redhill)||Block 71, Redhill Road #01-29 Singapore 150071|
| ||Montfort Care||Block 32, Telok Blangah Rise, #01-253 Singapore 090032|
|Katong||Montfort Care (Makan at 52)||Block 52 Marine Terrace #01-189 Singapore 440052|
| ||Montfort Care Goodlife!||Block 15 Marine Terrace #01-18 Singapore 440015|
|Tampines||Evergreen Circle Senior Activity Centre||827A Tampines Street 81 Singapore 521827|
|East Coast||Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities Radiance Senior Activity Centre||12 Bedok South Ave 2|