A- A A+
Home > Central Health > Central Health Stories

Central Health brings together health and social care partners across Central Singapore to support residents’ care needs closer to home. Read about how the teams across Central Health's seven subzones are building Healthier, Happier Communities!

  • On Compassion

    The core philosophy of Dover Park Hospice is "Every Moment Matters" where its care model is centred on enabling our patients to have meaningful time and build lasting memories together with their loved ones towards the end of their lives.

  • Reflections on COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic caused wide and profound disruptions in all our lives, and presented daunting challenges at Tsao Foundation, particularly because it mainly serve the population deemed the most vulnerable in this crisis: older persons.

  • A Safer and Healthier Workplace for Us

    At TTSH & Central Health, an increasing workforce size and new evolving workplaces across the community mean that it is important to scale and extend our workplace safety and health efforts across our hospital and with our partners in Central Health.

  • The New Normal: Adopting Virtual Platforms to Resume Volunteer Programmes

    To allay residents' anxiety, Lions Home decided to modify and redesign its volunteer programmes by leveraging technology.

  • Using Technology for Residents and Families

    When the Circuit Breaker began, Thong Teck Home immediately strategised how to ensure our residents were kept engaged, both mentally and physically.

  • The Power of Virtual Befriending

    The power of befriending, be it virtual or off-line; has become clearer for Fei Yue especially during current times, when face-to-face interaction is both less common and discouraged.

  • Faithfulness of Volunteers Amidst COVID-19

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the seven Senior Activity Centres (SACs) under Methodist Welfare Services (MWS) serving over 1,100 seniors have been closed since 10 February 2020.

  • Re-envisioning Care Virtually within the Community

    The COVID-19 crisis has certainly challenged CareCorner to rethink and reinvent our ways of co-learning with our carers, who are mainly seniors living in the community caring for their neighbours.

  • Lions Befrienders Moves Ahead With Technology And Capacity And Capability Building

    In spite of the challenges, it presented a window of opportunity for Lion Befrienders to serve our seniors differently, by getting them to adopt modern technology and taking up new skills in order to continue engaging with others.

  • Connecting with Seniors Virtually

    At TOUCH, we believe that technology is a key tenet of our community enablement efforts to upskill residents, turning them into resources efforts to resources to support ageing in the community.

  • Inclusive Dementia-Friendly Communities Webinars

    The Ang Mo Kio - Bishan Sub-Zonal Partners' Network proudly presents a series of inclusive Dementia-Friendly Communities (iDFC) webinars.

  • Caring For Our Youth and Seniors Virtually

    During this challenging time, technology has proven to be our greatest ally, as it opened us up to a world of possibilities through tele-intervention.

  • Adapting To The ‘New Norm’ With Creativity, Commitment And Care

    While COVID-19 has put an unprecedented physical distance between us, technology made it possible for us to stay connected with our seniors.

  • Phase 2 Safe Reopening: Keeping Our Seniors Safe In The Community

    As activities in our community are gradually resuming. Our Central Health partners have been closely watching the situation while getting their centres ready to welcome the seniors.

  • Our COVID-19 Fight in the Community

    Our support to nursing home partners during COVID-19.

  • United in Care

    Bringing staff together to give back to the community, even as regular service come to a halt.

  • Coping in the Season

    Supporting staff through a multi-platform psychosocial programme.

  • Lifting Staff Morale Amid COVID-19

    Caring for staff in the midst of the pandemic and circuit breaker measures.

  • Our COVID-19 Fight in the Community

    Our support to nursing home partners during COVID-19.

  • "Dementia, So What!"

    TPY Kopi Session Caregiver's Support Group, a support group that brings caregivers and their loved ones living with dementia together.

  • A Caregiver’s Story: My Unconditional Love for Mum

    Ms Janet Koh shares her journey for her mother.

  • Project CARE

    The Project CARE team has been working with nursing home partners to enhance end-of-life care for residents.

  • Partnerships in the Community: Right-Siting Patients to Primary Care Partners

    Under CRiSP, primary care partners can manage patients with 30 common chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and ischaemic heart diseases.

  • Community Health Teams: Journeying with Patients from Hospital to Home

    TTSH’s multidisciplinary Community Health Teams comprise nurses, allied health professionals like occupational therapists and physiotherapists, pharmacists, medical social workers, and doctors.

  • Community Health Teams: Building Health, One Client at a Time

    Once a week, nurses from TTSH’s Community Health Teams conduct these sessions for residents within Central Singapore, with the aim of helping residents manage their chronic conditions better.

Last Updated on