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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

Community of Care Region​ Schedule ​ ​Community Nurse Post ​Address ​Schedule
​Sengkang​Methodist Welfare Services Fernvale SAC​473A Fernvale Street
#01-17 S(791473)
​Every Monday
9:30am to 12nn
​Punggol​Pacific Activity Centre at Punggol Ripples
211B Punggol Walk
#01-627 S(822211)

Fortnight Thursday
2pm to 5pm

Updated as at 23rd October 2020

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