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20 November 2020, 05:45 AM

Ageing Asia Facility Tour - St Luke's ElderCare Residence @ AMK, Singapore


St Luke’s ElderCare Residence @ Ang Mo Kio is our first 189-bedded residential care service that spans across 6 levels, accommodating 12 households (wards) in total.

It is located at the junction of Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 and Street 23.

SERVICES St Luke’s ElderCare Residence @ Ang Mo Kio is a residential care facility that provides long-term care for those who cannot be cared for at home or in their community. This includes providing assistance to those who need help in most of their activities of daily living (ADL) and/or have daily nursing care needs.

OVERALL SERVICES INCLUDE: Help with ADL include going to the toilet, showering and eating. Physical and social activities such as maintenance exercises and outings. Nursing care including management of nasogastric tube, urine catheter, wound dressing etc. Dementia care

RESIDENTS USUALLY MEET ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING: Physically or cognitively impaired Unable to be cared for at home by family or domestic worker

A HOME AWAY FROM HOME In SLR@AMK, we aim for our elders to have a “home away from home” experience. This centres around empowering our elders to make their own choices according to their interests and lifestyle. SLEC’s unique care approach goes above and beyond the basic nursing home concept.

Examples of our care approach at SLR@AMK: To empower our elders to make decisions on their own, every household consisting of 12-16 elders will have their own kitchen appliances to enable them to make their own tea-breaks and snacks.

To ease the transition from home, our elders are encouraged to wear their home clothes and washing machines are provided at every household for laundry.

To provide a personalised and comfortable space, all bedrooms have been furnished with customised wardrobes, pressure relief mattresses, and wooden framed nursing beds.

To enable familiarity, the dining experience will include local hawker food choices and elders can expect an enhanced presentation of blended food.