Medical Social Workers (MSW) are trained to provide a holistic approach to residents healthcare needs. They work closely with the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) on the referrals from hospitals to the Home and also establish close liaison with other voluntary welfare organisations (VWO) to ensure high quality care for residents and their families.
They attend to the social, environmental, financial and emotional needs of patients and families across the continuum of care offered by the various programmes and services eg.
Day Rehabilitation Centre (DRC) provides Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy services in the area of geriatrics, orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation such as
Day Care Centre provides structured in-house activities for the elderly in a lively environment who would otherwise remain alone at home. Programmes and activities are designed to suit their functional abilities and fitness levels so as to maximize their social interaction and participation. Our Day care complement Day Rehab programme for those who require therapy services and supportive day care with the following programme and activities.
Consultation with Geriatrician & Psycho Geriatrician, Nursing Care and Health Screening are available on request at nominal charges.
Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 6.00pm excluding public holidays.
Charges are based on subsidy status (MOH Means Test) and type of services which may be Day Rehab or Day Care or Day Rehab & Day Care. Kindly contact our staff for more details.
Morning Coffee / Afternoon Tea: Snacks & Beverages
Lunch / Dinner: Nutritious lacto vegetarian meals
Adaptive transportation fitted with hydraulic lift and manned by therapy / healthcare assistant is available for DRC/DCC clients within Sembawang, Woodlands, Marsiling and Admiralty areas .We have stair crawl for those who are non ambulant and staying at non lift landing HDB apartments.
Application form can be downloaded from www.mft.org.sg or available at the Reception Counter of MFTNH –DRC/DCC. The form has to be completed and forwarded to the Manager, DRC/DCC along with the latest Medical Report of the applicant. Applications will be assessed and appointments made for an interview, within three working days of receipt of application form. If the applicant is found suitable, two working guarantors are required to sign the Standard Agreement Form.