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Community Nursing in the Northeast


Sengkang General Hospital (SKH) has recently launched its Community Nursing services in the Northeast region of Singapore, focusing on two
Communities of Care: Sengkang and Punggol.


Services provided

The SKH community nurses provide the consultation and services through either the Community Nurse Posts (refer to locations below). Home Visits for seniors who are homebound. In addition, video-consultation was recently introduced to ensure continuity of care for seniors, especially during the pandemic.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Seniors aged 60 years old and above;
  • Have multiple chronic diseases (e.g. high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, chronic heart failure, chronic lung diseases
  • or stroke) and need help to manage their conditions; and
  • Singapore citizens or permanent residents

Pre-Frail and Frail seniors with chronic conditions are eligible to consult the community nurses and the following services will be performed

depending on seniors' needs:

  • Health and geriatric assessment;
  • Health coaching;
  • Chronic diseases monitoring and education;
  • Medication education; and
  • Care referral and coordination.

Apart from the above services, the programme also provides regular health talks at the selected SACs, CCs and RCs. 
For more information, please find the Community Nursing Flyer for reference.

 

Referral to CNP

Medical professionals and social service partners can refer their patients or clients who needs community nursing services by filling up the following document Community Nursing Programme Referral and send it to community.nurse@skh.com.sg .


The CNP team will review the referral form and inform the senior about their enrolment within 3 working days, either by email/ phone call.

 

Location of CNPs

RegionSKH CNP sites AddressSchedule
SengkangAMKFSC COMNET SAC (Rivervale)182 Rivervale Crescent, #01-311 S540182

Every Monday

1pm-4pm

MWS Fernvale SAC473A Fernvale Street #01-17 S791473

Every Tuesday

9am-11am

SASCO @ Compassvale274B Compassvale Bow #01-521 S542274

Every Tuesday

1pm-5pm

PunggolAMKFSC COMNET SAC (Punggol Place)206A Punggol Place #01-2030 S821206

Every Tuesday

1:30pm-4:30pm

Punggol 21Community Centre80 Punggol Field, Level3, S828815

Every Wednesday

10am to 1pm

Pacific Activity Centre (Punggol Ripples)211B Punggol Walk #01-627 S822211

Fortnight Thursday

2pm to 5pm

 
 
 
 
 
 

Updated as at 16 June 2021.

Contact Details:

For more information, enquiries or collaboration, please contact the CNP team at:

Hotline: 6930 2000 (Monday to Friday- 8am to 5pm, excluding public holidays)

Email: community.nurse@skh.com.sg