Prescribing Powered Mobility Aids: Practice Guidelines for Occupational Therapists in Singapore is a free publication by Singapore Association of Occupational Therapists (SAOT) in collaboration with occupational therapy communities of practice.    The guidelines was developed to help occupational therapists in assessment, training and prescription of powered mobility aids in everyday practice. With the hope of providing a consistent […]

IT STARTED off as a fundraising event by our colleagues from social work. Pay any due amount for a canvas and some paint, and the excess goes to charity. They then displayed the canvases at an auction to raise more money for TTSH Charity Fund, which is a fund for our less-fortunate patients.  First round […]

Chronic Conditions Self-Management: A Pocket Guide for Occupational Therapists in Singapore is a free publication by Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), National University Hospital (NUH) and Singapore Association of Occupational Therapists (SAOT).    This guide was developed to help occupational therapists support clients in self-management in the context of a chronic care model. It discusses approaches and strategies; […]

THE LABOUR DAY weekend saw us heading to the offshore islands of Kusu and St John’s. It was a day spent in the sun, with colleagues of whom some brought their qtpie children along too. For me, it was my first time venturing out to these islands. Apart from a change in the scenery from […]

THIS INITIATIVE caught me eyes when watching the news today! I especially liked how they incorporated a wheelchair-friendly dental chair to allow wheelchair-users to remain in the wheelchair during dental treatment. It is also heartening to hear the advocacy for specialty dentists trained to serve the elderly and those with special needs. Another step forwards towards universal […]

Love love love this initiative! Totally screams occupational therapy too! While meals-on-wheels services mean well to make things simpler for the single elderly by having their daily meals delivered to them… they also have a flipside. By keeping them in their homes, there is an increased risk of social isolation and the loss of community roles […]

THERE ARE DAYS when I stop to reflect about life, and of the choices I have made. My decision to pursue occupational therapy has always been and is still one of the best choices I have made in my 26 years.  Yesterday echoes the heartwarming sentiment I feel whenever I speak of my profession. A […]