“I’ll return as your colleague” – The journey of a former client turned social worker
Stroke survivor Lee Yong Jie is a former client at SPD's Transition to Employment Programme. He is now a social worker at SPD. Read on to see how he tapped [...]
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In the Kitchen with the One-Handed Baker
Even though Kelvin used to cook prior to his stroke and knows his way around the kitchen, having to bake now with just one hand posed several new challenges.
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Supporting Stroke Survivor in His Employment Journey
Roger Lua had a stroke due to his congenital heart condition when he was just 20 years old. Spurred by a strong desire to be a contributing member of society [...]
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Rainy Day Survivor Gives Back
Melvin's journey of recovery from a brainstem stroke and cardiac arrest opened his eyes to the goodness of Singaporeans, leading him to give back to society in any ways that [...]
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Not Letting Stroke Get Him Down
Working from dawn to dusk seems to be the daily grind for hawker Mr Chen Mun Wah. But things took a sharp turn last year when he experienced a stroke.
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Turning Her Life Around After Stroke Hit Her at 38
A stroke at 38 robbed Jane of a promotion at her former workplace. Doctors had also advised her family to send her to a nursing home. To celebrate SPD’s Professionals’ [...]
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Stroke Survivor Learns to Cycle Again
During one of his rehabilitation sessions, Rayson, a stroke survivor thought how nice it would be if he could cycle again. However, it was a challenge as his sense of [...]
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Caring for his parents despite his disability (Caregivers’ Specials)
Goh Kok Huat is the main caregiver of his elderly parents, both stroke survivors in their 70’s, even as he battles an auto-immune condition.
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Honouring Stroke Survivors
In commemorating World Stroke Day on 29 October, we share the stories of how two stroke survivors get back on their feet and regain their independence.
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