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

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