MY TEN-MINUTE of so-called fame on television was probably the highlight of my weekend. I was fortunate to have been given the opportunity for an interview by the malay primetime news Berita on Suria channel (only because I was malay-speaking haha). It has come to the attention of the reporter about the rising incident of accidents […]
The population is ageing and already it is not uncommon to see your average wheelchair or motorised scooter being used in public. Lovely how JurongHealth has recently launched a mobility park to help patients learn how to use public transport confidently. I think it is an excellent initiative, particularly so within the grounds of the rehabilitation facility – […]
THAT IS ONE item checked off my bucket list – doing a wheelchair wheelie. That means balancing on the rear wheels of a wheelchair. Over the course of the last week, we had the pleasure of hosting the good people from the Wheelchair Skills Program (WSP) as part of the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) Healthcare […]
THE ISSUE WITH powered mobility is a complicated one. No doubt that the average powered wheelchair or scooter has the ability to transform lives of its users – an elderly man with osteoarthritic knees who has difficulty walking long-distance for medical appointments, the middle-aged housewife with poor endurance from a heart condition needs to go marketing, […]
OT4OT – Virtual Exchange 2013 Featuring speakers and presentations on a variety of topics on OT practice from around the world! This 24-hour virtual exchange starts off at GMT 1700hrs on October 25th (GMT+8 0100hrs October 26th, here in SG).
Wow, so I have just discovered this amazing way of loading tweets onto WordPress. Learning new things everyday… and social media is such a great platform for sharing ideas! Mind me and my newfound obsession with my tweet-thoughts. This caught my attention today! How innovative (: How to make low cost adapted utensils w/ large […]
THE ABILITIES EXPO is in Singapore! The event is aimed for the community of persons with disabilities, and their caregivers. So assignments and exams aside, I managed to squeeze time to attend this morning events with a group of friends. There was a workshop on Aging in Place by Teresa Plummer, an Occupational Therapy assistant […]
SO I WAS at the bus interchange a few weeks back and came across a petite middle-aged lady selling tissue papers by the sidewalk. She was visually-impaired and cheerily called out to passers-by to buy her sales. I stopped by to give a small donation and just as I said “Have a nice day!”, she […]