January 2020

SPD Celebrates Occupational Therapy Day 2020
In conjunction with Occupational Therapy Day, take a look at the various activities that our OTs organised to increase the awareness of their profession among our colleagues.
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Detect Dementia Early
It is estimated that one in 10 people aged above 60 has dementia here. Take a look at the symptoms and some ways to reduce the risk of getting dementia.
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SPD at Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2020
SPD is proud to receive 32 awards at the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards (SHQSA) this year. Congratulations to our 32 colleagues for their hard work and excellent service!
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Stay vigilant during outbreak of novel coronavirus (nCoV)
Currently, there is no disruption to our programmes, services, and all our centres remain open. If you are visiting our centres, we seek your co-operation to adhere to newly implemented [...]
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How to Engage Your Child at Home
Children learn more when they are actively engaged with their environment. SPD’s early intervention teacher, Hoo Lee Pin, shares some tips on how to engage with your child at home.
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Singapore Ranked 46th in the World in Giving Over the Last Decade
Singapore ranked 46th in the world in giving over the last decade. Find out more on Singaporeans' trend of giving over the past 10 years.
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Common Knee Injuries and Treatment
In this last article in the series of sports injuries, SPD's physiotherapist Gerda de Jong explains more on two common knee injuries when playing sports.
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Ergonomics in the Workplace
SPD’s occupational therapist, Lavanitha Roshan, shares some tips on adjusting your workstation to reduce stiffness and aches in your neck and shoulders after sitting for long hours.
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Caregiving Stress and How to Cope with It
Caregiving can be a fulfilling experience, but also stressful at times. SPD client Sia Jin Zhu shared some tips to cope with caregiving stress she has read on and observed.
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SPD Gives Back to the Community
We are thankful to our donors, volunteers and partners who supported us. In gratitude, our staff spent a day helping out at other community organisations over the past few months.
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