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Our Stories 2021

To most, it’s merely a cookbook. But for one palliative patient at Sengkang Community Hospital, the collection of recipes was part of her legacy that allowed her to live out the remainder of her life more.

For almost 20 years, the wards in Bright Vision Hospital (BVH) were where the elderly and terminally ill sought treatment and care. But when a new virus hit Singapore’s shores and the number of local infection cases rose, there was an urgent need to free up beds in acute hospitals for the more critically more.

When you think of partners for hospitals, it is unlikely for schools or an airline company to come to mind. It can therefore be surprising that these are indeed some of the partners SingHealth Community Hospitals (SCH) collaborate with for our more.

Friendly smiles, animated conversations and boisterous sing-a-longs used to be what patients looked forward to during patient-volunteer sessions. But when COVID-19struck, these were replaced by social distancing, stricter infection control guidelines and visitor more.

Mdm Chua Kim Kee has been giving haircuts to Bright Vision Hospital's patients since 2012. She also won BVH's 'Most Active Volunteer Award' in 2014 for clocking the most number of volunteering more.

On 11 April 2020, Bright Vision Hospital (BVH) took in its first COVID-19 patient after rapid decantment of pre-existing ones. We take a look at what went on behind the scenes that eventually led BVH to win the Best Team (Merit) Award at the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards (SHQSA) more.

Scratches. Bruises. Fractures. These are some possible consequences when elderly patients fall. While patient safety is a common responsibility, some shoulder the duty of fall prevention more than others. They are our fall champions – a group of more than 40 nurses and ancillary staff across the SKCH and OCH more.

May started her career in social work as a Social Work Assistant in Changi General Hospital (CGH) – within a year, she was certain that medical social work was her calling. Seeing patients struggle to cope with their conditions, May found it fulfilling to walk with them through their recovery journey, working to provide a helping hand (or listening ear) when they needed it more.

To help our patients live independently, our Occupational Therapists engage them through everyday activities in a purposeful and therapeutic now!

It was World Occupational Therapy Day on 11 January 2021! We took the opportunity to get four SCH Occupational Therapists (OTs) to answer the questions we’ve always been curious more.

A video on healthy and easy to do recipe by our SCH now!