Our Stories & Updates

Virtual Volunteers of St Joseph’s Home: Closing the Gap amidst Physical Distancing

The COVID-19 pandemic has sprung forth micro-volunteering and virtual volunteering opportunities. Since onsite volunteering are still suspended and visitations have been reduced, the Home is quieter. To bring life and vibrancy into the Home, our programmes staff have stepped up on creative and remote ways for residents to connect with our community. In May 2020, … Read more

Impact of Inter-generational Programmes: Findings from St Joseph’s Home

St Joseph’s Home presented its three-years finding on inter-generational programmes (IGPs) for the first time at the Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) conference in December 2020. As Singapore’s first nursing home to be co-located with an infant and childcare centre (ICC), St Joseph’s Home has been pioneering and advocating for quality IGPs. Our findings (hyperlink: https://stjh.org.sg/research/) … Read more

What is pastoral care?

Pastoral care is a term commonly associated with religion and its place in the healthcare setting can be misunderstood. To celebrate pastoral care awareness week, we hear from our pastoral care workers, who share real-life stories and shed light on their work. At St Joseph’s Home, we believe in caring for residents as persons, not … Read more

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