About Campaignends 14 Mar 2018, 11:59 PM
The Senior Care Centres are facilities and services that are designed to provide non-residential nursing care for clients. Sree Narayana Mission (Singapore) operate two such centres - at Yishun and at Woodlands.
Both the centres conduct Maintenance Day Care Programme (MDCP) and the Woodlands Centre additionally conduct Dementia Day Care Programme (DDCP). The services provided include nursing care, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, multi-sensory stimulation therapies as well as activities for cognitive development in clients.
Giving Physical and Mental engagement
The Centres conduct a wide array of programmes and activities that seek to keep clients mentally and physically engaged. This is achieved through interaction, therapy, and cognitive exercises. Under MDCP the Centres offer outdoor physiotherapy and game activities for the clients.
Connecting the Community
The centres regularly collaborates with schools and early childhood education institutions and facilitate Intergenerational Learning between the elderly clients and the students. Along with this, the Centre also continually seeks opportunities to get the clients in touch with people in the community, participating in communal events such as block parties and holiday celebrations hosted by volunteers and well-wishers.
Generosity of our donors enables SNM to continue serving less privileged in our society. We are grateful for the continued support.
About the Charity
Sree Narayana Mission(Singapore) (SNM) is a charitable organization founded in 1948 with IPC status. In keeping with Sree Narayana Guru's teachings, SNM Singapore provides a wide range of social service programmes for the less privileged regardless of race, language or religion. Since its inception, it has grown into a leading social service organization in the Integrated Long Term Care(ILTC) sector. SNM Singapore operates a 224-bed nursing home ( Sree Narayana Mission Nursing Home (SNMH) and two Senior Care Centres for the elderly at Yishun & Woodlands). SNM Singapore also manages Meranti Home, a welfare home for male destitute individuals in need of psychiatric care. To meet the needs of the wider community, SNM Singapore provides social assistance and community outreach programmes such as educational financial assistance, befriending services, and The Lend-A-Hand Project. This is a social assistance programme developed in collaboration with the Social Service Office (SSO) Yishun, in support of single-parent households in the community. The programme aims to uplift the well-being of the household with a single parent through regular contact, befriending and support when they come to SNMH. Every third Saturday of each month, they are provided with a range of household provisions to select from, to alleviate part of their financial burden while our volunteers engage with the parents. SNM provides all logistical and operational support for each session.