PROFESSIONAL PRIVATE CARE MANAGEMENT
Kalyn is a Senior Trainer and Consultant on Eldercare and Active Ageing. She is a very committed and experienced nurse practitioner with more has 20 years’ working experience as a nurse in the government structured hospital and private hospital settings. She was also the operational manager for a private healthcare institution.
She has more than 12 years’ experience in case management and community based eldercare with the Tsao Foundation, providing professional case management for more than 500 frail elderly. She also trained, coached and supervised the nurses and social workers under her care. Her vast experiences in eldercare made her an exceptional practical skills-based certified WDA Eldercare Senior Consultant and Trainer with Hua Mei Training Academy.
In 2009, she represented the Tsao Foundation in the Ministry of Community Youth and Sports’ study trips to Melbourne and United States to learn about their health care system for the community setting.
To further deepen her commitment to and practices in promoting successful ageing; she is currently a trainer for Project SCOPE (Self-Care on Health of Older Person in Singapore). The overall goal of this project is to improve the health and well-being of well and mildly disabled older person through improved self-care management, and health seeking behaviour resulting in higher quality of life, functional status, and greater mastery of health and better management of chronic illness.
Kalyn has been giving talks to nurses taking Diploma in Management Course on Community Care Management Service for more than 8 years at Nanyang Polytechnic. She delivers health related talks of the older person to community health allied workers at Social Service Training Institute.
Kalyn is very committed to ageing in place and healthy lifestyle promotion. Kalyn holds a degree in Bachelor of Nursing from La Trobe University, Australia; Certificate in Community Gerontological Nursing from International Longevity Centre from USA; Certified Eden at Home Trainer from USA; and Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (Facilitated Learning) from Institute of Adult Learning, Singapore.