How Your Donation Makes a Difference
$30 helps provide customised day rehabilitation for a senior to maintain, restore or maximise functional ability.
$100 helps provide home medical services for a frail and home-bound senior.
$500 helps to provide transportation to two less mobile seniors for a month.
$1,000 enables two clients to receive a month's day care service at our centres.
About Campaignends 31 Dec 2017, 11:59 PM
Caring for Mdm Aminah became more demanding over the years with her emotional outbursts and hurtful words. The downward spiral started in 2014 when Mdm Aminah was diagnosed with early stage dementia. Additionally, Mdm Aminah was prone to falls, which resulted in a fractured femur, dislocated wrist and multiple head injuries. Mdm Aminah's doctor recommended to source for a day care centre as staying alone at home was dangerous.
In September 2017, Mdm Aminah started day care at St Luke's ElderCare (SLEC) Telok Blangah Centre and felt anxious going to an unfamiliar location and being cast aside. Her deepest fear was not being able to see her family again.
But a joyful return from her first day at the centre dispelled all fears as Mdm Aminah shared stories of interesting activities and the good friends she bonded with. She also shared how the staff lovingly eased her anxiousness and showered her with care.
Now the family experiences a peace of mind and their bond has also strengthened. Any time spent together is now filled recounting wonderful stories of friendship and activities.
During Giving Week 2017 and the Christmas' season of giving, let us not forget the many more families like Sarina's who need our support. Make a difference by giving generously today!
Support St Luke's ElderCare in Giving Week 2017!
About the Charity
St Luke's ElderCare is a non-profit eldercare service provider serving close to 5,000 elders through a full range of integrated services and programmes for our elders that include centre-based, community-based, home-based and residential-based services.
We currently operate 23 senior care centres and a nursing home in Ang Mo Kio.
We are committed to caring for elders in the community from all walks of life, races and religion, and elders who may have undergone post-operative procedures for stroke, fractures and/or falls. They may also have chronic diseases like Diabetes, Parkinson's, or are wheelchair-bound and require assistance with activities of daily living.
We aim to actively engage seniors in physical and mental activities to prepare them for successful ageing, maintain the functional levels of the elderly who have suffered physical disabilities as a result of stroke, fall or accidents, and to care for seniors while their loved ones are at work.
The goal is to help elders build their confidence and to experience the joy of ageing gracefully and successfully.