• FIRST OUTDOOR CONCERT MARKS ASSISI HOSPICE’S MAIDEN VOYAGE IN SHARING EVENTS WITH THE COMMUNITY published on April 22, 2017

    Concert is the inaugural event of Share@Assisi, a series of community outreach events to share events with families, caregivers and the community. Concert attendees include patients of Assisi Hospice, as well as residents of care facilities in the Thomson-Toa Payoh vicinity Assisi Hospice has stepped up its community outreach efforts

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  • Help for terminally ill children and their parents at Assisi Hospice’s new paediatric ward published by Channel News Asia on April 12, 2017

    Assisi Hospice has opened Singapore first paediatric palliative ward to offer care to children with terminal illnesses.   SINGAPORE: Kelly Ho was once an active, talkative girl, but at the age of 13, a rare terminal illness confined her to a wheelchair and robbed her of her ability to talk

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  • ASSISI HOSPICE AND TEMASEK FOUNDATION CARES ESTABLISH SINGAPORE’S FIRST INPATIENT DEMENTIA AND PAEDIATRIC HOSPICE PROGRAMMES published on April 12, 2017

    First of its kind care model that provides personalised care for individuals in the designated dementia and paediatric hospice wards Assisi Hospice and Temasek Foundation Cares announced today the first ever inpatient dementia and paediatric hospice programmes in Singapore. Based in Assisi Hospice, the two pilot programmes will feature new

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  • Palliative care for dementia patients published by The Straits Times on April 11, 2017

    At Assisi Hospice’s new ward, they can live out their last days in comfort and dignity   Madam Liow Ah Tay, 87, has struggled with dementia for the last decade. Now as her health declines further, she had been admitted into the first hospice ward here for dementia patients.In 2007,

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  • More getting palliative services published by The Straits Times on February 16, 2017

    Since the middle of last year, doctors and nurses have been visiting Mr George S. Pathy, 87, at his one-room rental flat in Punggol to monitor his vital signs and review his medication. The visits, which take place once every two to three weeks, are free. Low-income individuals like Mr

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  • Assisi Hospice moves to new home published by The Straits Times on January 11, 2017

    Palliative care provider’s new building has 85 beds and can serve more than 2,000 patients Lush sofa seats in cosy corners, spacious dining halls and a playground are among the improved features at the new premises of palliative care provider Assisi Hospice. Caregivers can take time out on the seats

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  • Assisi Hospice Gears Up For Move To New Home published on December 29, 2016

    Work is currently underway in Assisi Hospice to move its services to its new premise on 10 January. Located at 832 Thomson Road, the new hospice will meet the growing need for palliative services and better equip healthcare professionals and caregivers with skills and knowledge to support patients and families.

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  • Assisi Hospice wins Charity Transparency Award published by The Straits Times on October 14, 2016

    Ms Anita Fam (Chairman, Assisi Hospice) receiving the Award from Mr Gerard Ee (Chairman, Charity Council). Photo courtesy of The Charity Council.   28 September 2016 – Assisi Hospice was awarded the inaugural Charity Transparency Award (CTA) for Large Charities. Introduced by The Charity Council this year, the CTA recognises charities

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  • Companionship provided so no one dies alone published by The Straits Times on August 28, 2016

    More hospice volunteers, hospitals and individuals are providing end-of-life support Volunteers (from left) Jeanette Wee, Francis Lim, Jaki Fisher, Tio Guat Kuan (sitting), Ng Seng Chuan, Angela Sho, Paul Koh and Ashleigh Quek provide a comforting presence to patients with no family or close friends in their final hours at

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  • The only friend in death published by The Straits Times on April 21, 2016

    Founder of Luve takes on funerals of elderly folks who die with no next of kin pro bono, and sees to their last rites It is the last moment before the body is turned to ashes, but there is no sobbing or sniffling inside the Mandai Crematorium service hall. In

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