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About Campaignends 31 Mar 2021, 11:59 PM
For most of us, whenever a craving hits, we can almost effortlessly head to a nearby hawker centre or food court to satisfy that craving. As more than 90% of our residents are wheelchair-bound, it is a real challenge for them to travel out of the home to get their favourite local dishes for meals.
While our Home has an in-house kitchen that provides meals to our residents, the Home also recognizes that our residents yearn for something different from their routine meals. It is of no surprise that food can often spark conversations amongst them and indirectly improve their psychosocial being. Therefore, we hope to offer more choices and kinds of food to the residents, e.g. local food, dessert or BBQ sessions.
Till date, we have about 170 residents who are able to consume soild/"normal" food of all textures, and another 200 of them who are only able to consume food of finer or blended texture.
Funds collected will go towards our goal of purchasing food for the residents twice a month over a period of 12 months.
Additional funds collected will help in either increasing the frequency of food purchase or operations for the Home. We look forward to partnering with you to improve the lives of our residents here.
About the Charity
Society for the Aged Sick is a Voluntary Welfare Organisation providing quality and holistic care for the destitute and aged sick.
Established in 1968 as a 16 bedded facility, we now have 404 beds in our current location.
We create a home within a home environment where our residents can enjoy professional and individualized care. Every resident is treated with respect and we affirm that our residents' dignity is at the core of our work.