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; […]

AS THE SAYING goes, you cannot pour from an empty cup. Ask  “Why did you choose to be here?”, and an almost immediate answer is to help people. Those in the healthcare profession generally are in it because they have a strong motivation to help others. But sometimes, there are barriers to being noble too.  I […]

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 […]

7 Principles for Successful Return to Work: A Guide for Occupational Therapists in Singapore is a free publication by Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and Singapore Association of Occupational Therapists (SAOT).    This guide was developed to help occupational therapists in Singapore understand their roles in facilitating return to work (RTW) at different stages of an injured worker’s […]

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 […]