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JCH Caregiver Talk: Keeping On Your Toes
Choosing appropriate footwear is essential in preventing foot blisters or wounds. How can caregivers ensure proper foot care for seniors? Find out from Ng Teng Fong General Hospital’s Senior Podiatrist Jolene Tai In this webinar. 

The online talk was held on 29 October 2022.

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JCH Caregiver Talk: Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss & Hearing Aids

How much noise can you be exposed to before it becomes a health concern? What can caregivers look out for when seniors start using hearing aids? Hear from Ng Teng Fong General Hospital's Audiologist Lee Si Ting in this webinar.

The online talk was held on 24 September 2022.


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JCH Caregiver Talk: Vision Changes As We Age
Does your elderly loved one complain about deteriorating vision? How often should they go for eye screenings? Hear Ng Teng Fong General Hospital's Optometrist Fifiana Tan share useful eye care tips and debunk common myths about eye conditions.

The online talk was held on 27 August 2022.


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JCH Caregiver Talk: Catch Yourself Before You Fall

Falls are a leading cause of injury among older adults, and many of these falls happen at home. Jurong Community Hospital's Senior Physiotherapist Tou Yu Fang will share the risks and consequences of falls in the elderly, and what caregivers can do to help prevent falls!

The online talk was held on 30 July 2022.


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JCH Caregiver Talk: Improving Your Mobility with a Motorised Scooter
Motorised scooters and powered wheelchairs are meant for individuals who have limitations in their mobility. These devices are a common sight in Singapore, but there are some dos and don’ts to note. Hear more from our Occupational Therapists! 

The online talk was held on 25 June 2022.

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JCH Caregiver Talk: Medication Management
While taking medication allows you to manage your disease condition, it is important to take it correctly in the right amount, at the right time, in the right method. Jurong Community Hospital’s Pharmacist Syatirah Harun will share the importance of medication management, what caregivers should look out for, and how to ensure the medications are safe for you. 

The online talk was held on 28 May 2022.

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JCH Caregiver Talk: Nursing Our Loved Ones Back at Home
Being a caregiver can be challenging, and you may experience stress while trying to care for your loved one at home. How can this can managed, and where can you get support? Our Nurse Clinician Zaiton Binte Osman shares tips. 

The online talk was held on 29 April 2022.

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JCH Caregiver Talk: Healthcare Financing and Caregiver Resources

​As our population ages, Singapore will see a rise in informal caregiving. It is never too early to start planning for care, and recognise that there is no need to face the burden of healthcare expenses alone. Our Medical Social Worker Karen Wong shares more about healthcare financing and caregiver resources, so that caregivers can have peace of mind.

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JCH Caregiver Talk: Assisting Our Loved Ones with Communication and Swallowing Difficulties

​What are some of the common communication and swallowing problems in the elderly, and what should caregivers look out for when related issues arise? Ng Teng Fong General Hospital’s Speech Therapist will share tips on how to tackle communication problems and ensure swallow safety.

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JCH Caregiver Talk: A Healthier You

​With most of us spending more time at home, it is common to feel peckish. What should we do if we feel like bingeing on snacks? Should we have home-cooked meals, enjoy eating out, or indulge in the convenience of takeaway food? Ng Teng Fong General Hospital’s Dietitian Jerrold Tan shares tips on how you can help yourself and your loved ones eat healthily. 

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JCH Caregiver Talk: Caring for Your Feet

Due to the pandemic, people are spending more time at home than before. Are our feet getting neglected as a result? Ng Teng Fong General Hospital’s Senior Podiatrist Melissa Lee shares tips on how caregivers can protect their loved ones’ feet at home, as well as insights on prevention of fungal infections, best choice of shoes and what to take note of when trimming toe nails. 

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JCH Caregiver Talk: Managing Hearing Loss and Hearing Care Tips

​1 in 6 Singaporeans suffer from disabling hearing loss which affects their everyday communication. What can be done to manage hearing loss, and how to hearing aids help? Ng Teng Fong General Hospital’s Senior Audiologist Jasmine Liew explains how caregivers can support their loved ones at home, shares hearing care tips and explains the considerations of choosing a hearing aid.

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JCH Caregiver Talk: Understanding Vision Changes in the Elderly and What You Can Do About Them

​Does your elderly loved one complain about deteriorating vision? Should your senior at home be watching drama series on mobile devices? What kind of glasses are suited for old age? Ng Teng Fong General Hospital’s Optometrist Fifiana Tan explains how caregivers can manage vision changes in the elderly, addresses common myths about eye conditions, and shares eye care tips.

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JCH Caregiver Talk: Improving the Mobility of Our Loved Ones

63% of the falls among elderly happen at home. Where do they commonly occur, and what can caregivers do to prevent them? Jurong Community Hospital’s Senior Occupational Therapist Sonia Mariam Kurien shares tips and the factors to consider when choosing an appropriate assistive device for seniors.

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2022/11/09