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National Day Volunteering: Bringing NDP Celebrations to Nursing Homes & Community Hospitals

National Day Volunteering: Bringing NDP Celebrations to Nursing Homes & Community Hospitals VOLUNTEER AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE THIS AUGUST! Last year, with the combined efforts of government organisations, corporations, schools and volunteers from all walks of life, we successfully brought National Day celebrations to over 10 nursing homes and community hospitals across ten [...]

By | May 23rd, 2018|Programmes|Comments Off on National Day Volunteering: Bringing NDP Celebrations to Nursing Homes & Community Hospitals

Facilitating Hope in Times of Despair: A One Day Skill Intensive Practical Seminar

Facilitating Hope in Times of Despair: for healthcare professionals and informal caregivers conducted by Liese Groot-Alberts This is a specially designed 1-day experiential and interactive seminar that takes participants on a journey of self-discovery and transformation through modular teaching frameworks and theory, with sound underpinning of topics [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|Resources|Comments Off on Facilitating Hope in Times of Despair: A One Day Skill Intensive Practical Seminar

Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Self-care: A Two Day Skill Intensive Practical Seminar

Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Self-care: for healthcare professionals, social workers and counsellors conducted by Liese Groot-Alberts This is a specially designed 2-day experiential and interactive seminar that takes participants on a journey of self-discovery and transformation through modular teaching frameworks and theory, with sound underpinning of topics [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|Resources|Comments Off on Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Self-care: A Two Day Skill Intensive Practical Seminar

Life after a big loss: school or prison? Meet grief therapist Liese Groot-Alberts

This article was first published on 27th June 2017 by Heather Wiseman for Palliative Care Australia. About two months ago, New Zealand based grief therapist Liese Groot-Alberts received a simple request from her 97-year-old aunt in the Netherlands. “Are you going to visit me, before I die?” asked Aunt Janny. Liese said she would love to. [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Life after a big loss: school or prison? Meet grief therapist Liese Groot-Alberts

Seminars: Dealing with Burnout and Despair

In deep appreciation of the meaningful and compassionate work that healthcare professionals are doing to help patients cope with their illnesses and deaths, ACE Seniors has specially invited Liese Groot-Alberts a world renowned healthcare educator and practitioner, to conduct two skill-intensive and practical seminars to help teams strengthen their coping mechanism in overcoming burnout. The Need Burnout continues [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Corporate Leadership, Programmes|Comments Off on Seminars: Dealing with Burnout and Despair

Why deal with burnout and despair?

“How do you do enough for the person who needs your help, and leave enough for yourself too?” Burnout has long been a historical problem, plaguing healthcare workers from medical institutions across the world. This has led to mediocre patient care and poor work environments. A research study conducted in 2015 revealed that Singaporean healthcare professionals [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Why deal with burnout and despair?

The volunteer experience: celebrating NDP at Bright Vision

This article was first published in 2016 on Bright Vision Hospital’s ‘Share a Story’ column for volunteers. By Tang Wai San, Executive Director of ACE Seniors Bringing National Day to Bright Vision Hospital in August last year (I am on the extreme right) We have been organising National Day celebrations at community hospitals and [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The volunteer experience: celebrating NDP at Bright Vision

Workshop: Engaging Patients in Palliative Care & Communication Strategies in Patient Care

On 29 and 30 May, healthcare professionals from over 14 hospitals and nursing homes participated in a highly experiential and immersive 2-day workshop at Hengda Building in Singapore. Organised by ACE Seniors, the workshops were facilitated by Dr Ednin Hamzah, Medical Director and CEO of Hospis Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. Participants took part in [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Corporate Leadership, Programmes|Comments Off on Workshop: Engaging Patients in Palliative Care & Communication Strategies in Patient Care

Transformational LifeWork Seminar

Held on the 5 May 2017, the Transformational LifeWork Seminar organized by ACE Seniors & Centre For Seniors (CFS) saw participants from the welfare services, healthcare and banking industry undergo a 1-day immersive and experiential workshop, conducted by ACES’ Master Trainer Ronald Chua. With the goal of empowering mature workers and seniors to [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Corporate Leadership|Comments Off on Transformational LifeWork Seminar

Let’s Bring “An Inclusive Singapore” – Celebration of 2017 National Day to Our Frail Elderly in Nursing Homes and Hospitals

Every year, more than 90,000 elderly are unable to attend NDP, or be at home with their families, to enjoy the National Day celebration. This year, YOU can make a difference! Since 2014, ACE Seniors has brought National Day celebrations to over 1350 residents, staff and volunteers across three nursing [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Design of Community, The ACES Club|Comments Off on Let’s Bring “An Inclusive Singapore” – Celebration of 2017 National Day to Our Frail Elderly in Nursing Homes and Hospitals