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MEDIACORP

Healing Heroes 医生不是神

14 September 2022

We are delighted to be a part of Mediacorp’s first medical longform drama, 医生不是神, Healing Heroes. Thank you Channel 8 for the invitation to participate in a select segment of your wonderful medical drama. Healing Heroes airs weeknights 7:30pm on Channel 8 and available on meWATCH www.mewatch.sg/show/Healing-Heroes-308599

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

1 September 2022

In line with the national posture on revision of Safe Management Measures, Allium Care Suites welcomes all visitors from 1 September 2022. To protect our elders, visitors who are unwell to refrain from visitations. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for our residents and staff. The measures are to mitigate exposure to transmission risks within our facility and protect all in our care.

THE BUSINESS TIMES

Dementia Care

17 August 2022

We care for individuals living with dementia every day. We understand that dementia affects each person differently. At Allium Care Suites, dementia care dimensions support the needs of each individual, enabling a life of purpose in a homely environment, with the assurance of continual care and meaningful activities. Live Different. Live better at Allium Care Suites.

ALLIUM HEALTHCARE

Geriatric Occupational Therapy

5 August 2022

Occupational therapy’s focus is on maximising function and independence in daily living skills. At Allium Healthcare, our individualised rehabilitation plans adapt to each elder’s specific impairments and functional needs, combining science, art and a creative spirit to deliver good long-term outcomes with the highest possible levels of functional capability. Meet Hai Song, our occupational therapist with expertise in Parkinson’s, stroke and cognitive rehabilitation. Our allied health professionals provide inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care. Our acute rehabilitation programme is supported by a team of nurses, therapy assistants and Care Concierges. Together, they deliver the results you want with the care you deserve.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

3 August 2022

Allium Care Suites will continue with the revised visitation guidelines until 31 August, 2022. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for our residents and staff. The measures are to reduce potential surge in COVID-19 cases within our facility and protect our elders. Please be assured of the continuity of care connections through telephone and video calls.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Complimentary Session

29 July 2022

At Allium Healthcare, our wellness approach focuses on addressing underlying causes beyond symptomatic treatment. Our functional restoration programme is designed to reduce pain and improve important aspects of health-related quality of life. Combining passion and knowledge to heal, we work with you to deliver a comprehensive assessment and management programme of mindful movements. Your complimentary 1st physiotherapy assessment is followed by a hydrotherapy session. A union between water and physiotherapy, hydrotherapy is an effective treatment for neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, lower back injuries and chronic pain. Discover your potential with improved strength, mobility and function.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Lifestyle Living

22 July 2022

Live Better informs our care philosophy. At Allium Care Suites, wellness dimensions harmonise to deliver a lifestyle that enriches, enlivens and embraces independent living. A wealth of physical pursuits at the rooftop and outdoor gardens, hydrotherapy pool and gym; guided walks and trips to places of interests; creative and cognitive activities; nutritious cuisine befit all passions and preferences. Discover optimal health, surrounded by verdant landscape, with exclusively Single, Companion and Executive suites offering respite, rehabilitative and long-term residence. Live independently with access to 24-hour concierge services and support from a team of nurses and allied health professionals.

GUOJI RIBAO

Hospitality Healthscapes

18 July 2022

International Daily News, also known as Guoji Ribao, is a leading Chinese newspaper in North America and Indonesia. Our CEO, Bernie Poh, describes the restorative merits of hospitality healthscapes, where hospitality meets the assurance of 24-hour clinical healthcare at Allium Care Suites. Designed with comfort and healing in mind, with exclusively single and companion suites, we welcome Indonesians seeking medical treatment in Singapore considering short-term, postoperative rehabilitative and long-term care.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Dysphagia Care Training

14 July 2022

Care Concierges are the hospitality of Allium Care Suites. To deliver safe, quality and reliable care, our Care Team receives layers of training and competency assessment. Led by our Senior Principal Dietitian and Senior Nurse Manager, our staff were introduced to the IDDSI (International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative) Framework for management of diet and fluid consistencies in the care of individuals with swallowing difficulties.

Training commenced with the globally standardised terminology when conveying updates of dietary and texture modification needs for older adults with dysphagia.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

6 July 2022

In view of the increased COVID-19 community case rates, Allium Care Suites will revise visitation guidelines in the inclusive period from 7 July to 3 August 2022. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for our residents and staff. The measures are to reduce potential surge in COVID-19 cases within our facility and protect our elders. Please be assured of the continuity of care connections through telephone and video calls.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

MOH APO and MOHH

5 July 2022

Allium Care Suites is delighted to welcome esteemed members from MOH’s Ageing Planning Office and MOHH to our residential care suites. During the visit, we shared about Allium’s care philosophy and dementia care model, bringing together the dualities of hardware and heartware through infrastructure design, staff competency training and personalised care to engage, enrich and empower all elders in our care.

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HELLO SINGAPORE

Improving Voting Accessibility

25 May 2022

In this evening’s Hello Singapore, our CEO, Bernie Poh, speaks to Lee Yu Ting of Mediacorp Channel 8 on enhancing care experiences in connection with the Elections Department’s consideration for introducing special arrangements to improve voting accessibility for voters in nursing homes.

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THE BUSINESS TIMES

Express Admission

21 May 2022

Expressly yours at Allium Care Suites. We understand the unexpected need for immediate care. With complete medical documentation, the admission process for our residential care can be fulfilled in 1 working day. Our Express Admissions team is here for you.

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SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

Post Covid-19 Rehabilitation

18 May 2022

Our Senior Physiotherapist, Nicole Lu and Senior Occupational Therapist, Trevor Jow join infectious disease specialists to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on physical function and rehabilitation’s role in improving activity tolerance and restoring daily activities.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Palliative Care

27 April 2022

Palliative care improves the quality of life for elders and families facing challenges associated with life-limiting illness. It addresses physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs which can be an overwhelming endeavour for an untrained caregiver. At Allium Care Suites, an interdisciplinary team, trained specifically to deliver palliative care, focuses on comfort care that is responsive and solely for each individual’s needs.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

26 April 2022

In line with the national stance of further easing of community Safe Management Measures (SMMs), Allium Care Suites will resume visitations for unvaccinated (UV) and partially vaccinated (PV) residents and visitors. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for all residents and staff and remain guided by MOH and AIC advisory.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Senior Minister Chee Hong Tat

25 April 2022

Allium Care Suites is honoured to welcome Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Transport, and his delegates to our residential care suites. During the visit, we shared about the unique Allium Care model and discussed how Allium Healthcare can support the strengthening of community care services for elders in the neighbourhood.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Respite Care

5 April 2022

Respite care provides temporary relief for caregivers from prolonged caregiving. It is an option for consideration in the event of an unexpected caregiver issue, an emergency, postoperative recovery or a planned holiday. Tailored to individual needs during the day, for a week or a few months, our focus is on improving the quality of life for elders and caregivers.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

1 April 2022

Allium Care Suites will resume in-person visits for fully vaccinated (FV) residents and FV designated visitors from 4 April 2022. Concessions will be made for medically ineligible (MI) residents and visitors with provision of MI status. These measures are to help minimise outbreak risk and to protect vulnerable residents. Please be assured of the continuity of care connections through telephone and video calls.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Rehabilitation Post Covid-19

31 March 2022

Physical impairments of COVID-19 include fatigue, muscular weakness and breathlessness with activity, presenting functional difficulties. Early intervention through exercise and movement begins the recovery process. Physiotherapy has an important role in helping you return to your previous quality of life.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Express Admission

23 March 2022

At Allium Care Suites, we understand the unexpected need for immediate residential care. Our Express Admissions team is here for you. With complete medical documentation, the admission process for our residential care can be fulfilled in 1 working day.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

20 March 2022

Allium Care Suites will continue to suspend in-person visits for another two weeks, up to and including 3 April 2022. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for our residents and staff. The extended suspension is to protect healthcare capacity and vulnerable elders. Please be assured of the continuity of care connections through telephone and video calls.

THE STRAITS TIMES LIFE

Gardening for Health

9 March 2022

On the cover page of today’s The Straits Times’ Life, our Senior Occupational Therapist, Trevor Jow, joins our resident, Madam Lo and day care client, Madam Lily Au, together with 9 experts, including NParks and Hortherapeutics, to discuss the merits of gardening for physical and mental wellness and horticultural therapy’s role in improving occupational functioning for older adults. Join the conversation at https://bit.ly/3hP0RlF and https://bit.ly/3KsQsrT

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

17 February 2022

Allium Care Suites will continue to suspend in-person visitations up to and including 20 March 2022. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for our residents and staff. The extended suspension is to protect healthcare capacity and vulnerable elders during this climate of high daily Omicron cases. Please be assured of the continuity of care connections through telephone and video calls.

96.3好FM

Lunch Break with Anna

31 January 2022

Lunch Break with Anna, 96.3FM’s weekday lifestyle and health segment, connects listeners to resonant songs of the 80s and 90s, with insights from doctors and health professionals every Monday and Wednesday on “Health Na Matters”. Erica Wu, our Nurse Clinician, speaks to veteran presenter Anna Lim about caregiver and nutritional considerations for the elderly during the Chinese New Year, and festive activities at Allium Healthcare.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

21 January 2022

In view of the increasing Omicron Covid-19 cases in the community, Allium Care Suites will temporarily suspend visitations in the inclusive period from 24 January to 20 February 2022. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for our residents and staff. The suspension is to protect healthcare capacity and vulnerable elders. Please be assured of the continuity of care connections through telephone and video calls.

THE BIG STORY

Living Well – How to Get Healthier in 2022

5 January 2022

The Big Story, The Straits Times weekday online news programme, connects the world, one story at a time. Nicole Lu, our Senior Physiotherapist, speaks on this week’s Living Well segment on health components of physical fitness for seniors, the importance of activity engagement and enjoyment, with a sample of exercises to improve lower limbs strength and flexibility.

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THE STRAITS TIMES

Healthy Start to 2022

5 January 2022

In the Life section of today’s Straits Times, our Senior Physiotherapist, Nicole Lu, joins experts including the Health Promotion Board (HPB), to discuss preventive health habits for physical and mental wellness.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Palliative Care

10 December 2021

Palliative care improves the quality of life for elders and families facing challenges associated with life-limiting illness. It addresses physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs which can be an overwhelming endeavour for an untrained caregiver.

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THE 15TH SINGAPORE HR AWARDS

Talent Acquisition

24 November 2021

The Singapore HR Awards celebrate leading organisations and HR professionals in their pursuit for human capital advancement.

At Allium Healthcare, we have developed an organisational culture which places our people first, empowering them to work and grow in an enriching and engaging environment. We value individuality and recognise that different strengths together make a great team. Our recruitment focus is a talent acquisition strategy that befits our mission of delivering high quality, person-centred care; co-creating fulfilling aged care experiences with our people and all elders in our care.

Thank you, Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI). We are honoured and grateful for the award in Talent Acquisition.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

22 November 2021

Informed by the updated advisory from the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC), Allium Care Suites will resume visitations for fully vaccinated residents and fully vaccinated designated visitors from 22 November 2021. These measures are to help minimise the risk of outbreaks and to protect vulnerable residents. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for our residents and staff. Please be assured of the continuity of care connections through telephone or video calls.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

22 October 2021

Allium Care Suites will continue to suspend in-person visitations up to and including 21 November 2021. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for our residents and staff. The suspension is to protect healthcare capacity and vulnerable elders during this climate of rising COVID-19 community cases. Please be assured of the continuity of care connections through telephone and video calls.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Anatomy of Short-Term Care

20 October 2021

Short-term care provides care and support services based on individual needs and goals. Delivered in a nurturing environment which affirms an interdisciplinary approach to wellness, our care focus is to help you with daily tasks and to regain or maintain functional independence for an improved quality of life.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Adopt a Senior

12 October 2021

We care for individuals whose stories inspire us. We are delighted to be a part of the meaningful campaign by SG Cares Volunteer Centre @ Chua Chu Kang in partnership with Fei Yue to help eligible seniors meet the Basic Retirement Sum by increasing their monthly retirement payouts through the CPF Matched Retirement Savings Scheme (MRSS).

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

7 October 2021

In view of the continued rise of COVID-19 community cases, Allium Care Suites will temporarily suspend in-person visitations up to and including 24 October 2021. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for our residents and staff. The extended precautionary measure is in alignment with the Stabilisation Phase and will reduce the transmission risk of COVID-19 to residential care homes.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Rehabilitation Post Covid-19

5 October 2021

Physical impairments of COVID-19 include fatigue, muscular weakness and breathlessness with activity, presenting functional difficulties. Early intervention through exercise and movement begins the process of recovery. Our rehabilitation efforts aim to restore functional capabilities and help you return to your previous quality of life.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

A Wellness Lifestyle

16 September 2021

At Allium Care Suites, wellness dimensions harmonise to deliver rich environments for a fulfilling, engaged lifestyle. Enjoy optimal health with physical therapy at the gym and hydrotherapy pool, creative and cognitive pursuits, and nutritious cuisine to befit personal preferences.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Visitor Advisory

13 September 2021

Informed by the current climate of increased COVID-19 community cases, Allium Care Suites will temporarily suspend visitations in the inclusive period from 13 September 2021 to 11 October 2021. As always, we endeavour to deliver the best care and protection for our residents and staff. The enhanced precautionary measures aim to reduce the importation risk of COVID-19 to residential care homes.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Immersive Landscape Experience

13 September 2021

Inspired by wellness, defined by personalised care, Allium Care Suites brings together the finest of hospitality and residential care. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide an immersive landscape experience, with exclusively Single, Companion and Executive suites offering complete privacy in respite and long-term care.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy

18 August 2021

Allium Healthcare presents Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST), the only non-drug treatment recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE).

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LIANHE ZAOBAO

Preventing Social Isolation

21 July 2021

Loneliness and social isolation are growing public health concerns among older adults. Our Senior Occupational Therapist, Trevor Jow, describes interventions to promote physical and mental wellness for the elders in our care.

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SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

Improving Social Needs

12 July 2021

Our CEO, Bernie Poh, addresses the social needs of older adults and improving continuity of care through lifestyle activities that nurture social engagement and meaningful connections through shared interests.

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CNA LIFESTYLE

Healthy Rice Substitutes

5 July 2021

Our Senior Principal Dietitian, Mary-ann Chiam, joins nutrition experts to discuss the merits of 10 alternatives to white rice that deliver a healthy carb canvas for flavourful food pairings.

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INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

Residential Care Model

29 June 2021

Thank you, Ageing Asia, for working together in our shared commitment to improving the quality of life, care and happiness for our elders.

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PIN PRESTIGE

Ageing & Nursing Homes

21 June 2021

PIN Prestige, Asia’s premium Chinese luxury lifestyle journal, delivers valuable brand reviews and lifestyle news that enrich, entertain and celebrate an informed lifestyle. Our CEO, Bernie Poh, illustrates Allium Healthcare’s philosophy of care, nurturing elders to live a fulfilling and functional lifestyle across its residential care, day care, rehabilitation therapy and home care services.

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THE ACTIVE AGE

Benefits of Hydrotherapy

18 June 2021

The Active Age is a digital magazine delivering insights, features, products and services that inspire healthy and active living. Our Snr Physiotherapist, Marcus Tow, describes a hydrotherapy session at Allium Care Suites and the treatment effects on improving functional recovery.

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THE WELLNESS INSIDER

Hydrotherapy for Elders

8 June 2021

The Wellness Insider delivers a curated platform of expert opinions and services with a focus on achieving health goals. Our Snr Physiotherapist, Marcus Tow, illustrates the benefits of hydrotherapy as an effective rehabilitation therapy for elders in the treatment of conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, lower back injuries and chronic pain.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Pandemic Preparedness

1 June 2021

Thank you for your support and cooperation in our efforts to ensure our residents and staff are continuously protected. To our clinical care team, thank you for your relentless care and commitment.

CNA LIFESTYLE

Calculate Your Calories

28 May 2021

Our Senior Principal Dietitian, Mary-ann Chiam, speaks to CNA Lifestyle in her second dialogue for the Calculate Your Calories series on making nutritional choices in the diversity of economy rice dishes. Sample the calorie calculator provided in link.

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LUXURY LIFESTYLE AWARDS

Best Luxury Public Service Architecture

11 May 2021

Luxury Lifestyle Awards is a global award selecting and celebrating the best luxury goods and services representing pioneering excellence and innovation worldwide.

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A MAGAZINE

Deconstructing Ageism

7 May 2021

Created for the discerning audience, A Magazine represents an authoritative voice on the trends and issues that matter. Our CEO, Bernie Poh, delves into the important conversation of ageism and Allium Care Suites’ care model of integrating healthcare and hospitality to deliver meaningful and rewarding experiences.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Functional Screening

27 April 2021

Functional screening helps identify physical limitations, cognitive decline and affective problems. Many conditions are amendable to treatment with early diagnosis. Screening for functional impairments facilitate appropriate intervention to improve your ability to live independently and overall quality of life.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Moving Into Our Care

20 April 2021

Our focus is on improving quality of life for the elders in our care. We understand that every caregiving journey is different and we have devoted ourselves to providing care and uplifting environments that place well-being at the heart of everything we do.

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ROBB REPORT

Luxury Nursing Homes

16 April 2021

Every issue of Robb Report is a voyage into the world of luxury. In this week’s digital edition, our CEO, Bernie Poh, illustrates Allium Healthcare’s philosophy of care, delivering the finest of hospitality and healthcare with compassion, competence and commitment.

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CNA LIFESTYLE

Calculate Your Calories

13 April 2021

Our Senior Principal Dietitian, Mary-ann Chiam, speaks to CNA Lifestyle in this week’s instalment of Calculate Your Calories on how to make informed choices in the company of flavoursome dim sum. Sample the calorie calculator provided in link.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Together in Community

24 March 2021

The result of a meticulous and efficient VacciNation SG programme enabled our residents, day care clients and staff to complete COVID-19 vaccinations.

Together in community. Our commitment to protect you.

OPAL AWARD

Architectural Design/ Healthcare

26 February 2021

The Outstanding Property Award London (OPAL Award) seeks the best Architectural Design, Interior Design, and Property Development projects from around the world. Allium Care Suites is honoured to be a part of the prestigious drive to improve quality of life through creative and ergonomically designed spaces.

Built to celebrate the finest in residential care, our architectural identity represents designs that reflect a unique understanding of industry and client needs; facilitating the dualities of hospitality and healthcare delivery; individuality and community; heartware and hardware.

We thank Metaphor Architecture + Design for the wonderful journey in making the vision for a creative and innovative facility a reality. We are delighted to deliver a sustainable and immersive landscape experience for the elders in our care.

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MEDIACORP

Recipe of Life 味之道

10 February 2021

Conversations at our outdoor garden in Ep 67 of Channel 8’s Recipe of Life. Weeknights 7:30 p.m. on Ch 8 and meWATCH http://bit.ly/RecipeOfLife_EP67

MEDIACORP

Recipe of Life 味之道

6 February 2021

Lights, Camera, Smile! The day is a brighter day when Chen Liping checks in with the brightest smile and recipe in hand. Recipe of Life airs weeknights 7:30 p.m. on Channel 8 and available on meWATCH http://bit.ly/RecipeOfLife_EP67

MEDIACORP

Recipe of Life 味之道

1 February 2021

We are delighted to have been a part of Mediacorp’s long-form drama Recipe of Life. Thank you to Channel 8 for the invitation to participate in a select segment of your wonderful culinary drama. Recipe of Life airs weeknights 7:30 p.m. on Channel 8 and available on meWATCH.

PORTFOLIO

Gold Standard for the Silver Generation

4 January 2021

Astrid Young

Allium Healthcare aims to make a profound difference in the twilight years of Singapore’s affluent elderly. CEO Bernie Poh tells us more.

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联合早报

5000万元发展疗养院 “爱龄雅居”聚焦高端市场

30 December 2020

周文龙

本地土地资源有限,发展商和投资商时时刻刻在寻找善用土地用途的项目。本地上市公司吴控股(GK Goh Holdings)旗下的Allium Healthcare,就瞄准市场对优质养老生活的需求提高,投资近5000万元收购地段开发高档疗养院,打造罕见的另类房地产项目。

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AGEING ASIA

Residential Care Model Award

3 December 2020

At the 8th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards 2020, 88 organisations from 15 countries were recognised for their innovative and quality approaches to change the way older adults age, and for their contribution in shaping the future of the ageing landscape in Asia Pacific. The (hybrid) awards ceremony gave out 25 awards at the awards presentation on 25 November 2020.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Caring thru’ Masks

25 September 2020

To ensure our residents feel comfortable in the current climate, our Care Team have created ‘Caring thru’ Masks’. A photo of their smiling face worn at heart level extends the connection beyond a voice and assures our residents of the continuity of care when they see familiar friendly faces.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

The TENG Ensemble X Allium Care Suites

5 June 2020

We are delighted to have been a part of the TENG Ensemble’s meaningful project in tribute to the continued contributions migrants have made to Singapore’s success.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

Allium Care Suites welcomes SM Tharman

14 February 2020

Allium Care Suites is honoured to have welcomed Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam and his wife, Jane Yumiko Ittogi, to our residential care suites.

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PainChek

PainChek signs landmark agreement with Allium Healthcare

6 August 2019

PainChek® receives regulatory clearance from Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for use of its products in Singapore. Singapore’s first purpose-built premium nursing home developer and operator, Allium Healthcare, signs two-year licence agreement with PainChek®.

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ALLIUM CARE STUDIO

THERA-Trainer Distributor Meeting

25 July 2019

We are proud to be the first in Singapore to introduce the THERA-Trainer lyra, a robotic-assisted gait trainer. With the use of lyra, which allows for intensive gait training, our experienced physiotherapists work with our clients to create optimal conditions to enable them to return to independent living.

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CHANNEL ASIA

Allium Healthcare will be the first in Asia to implement Ascom IT system

24 April 2019

Mark Johnston

Swiss-based solutions provider Ascom has been selected by Singapore’s Allium Healthcare Holdings to deliver new patient call system.

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ASCOM

Innovative partnership between Ascom and Allium Healthcare

17 April 2019

Allium Healthcare and Ascom partnership sets high bar in healthcare delivery to achieve unprecedented outcomes for clients of Singapore’s first purpose-built premium nursing home.

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TRAVEL WEEKLY ASIA

Where healthcare and hospitality meets

28 September 2018

Allium Healthcare and SHATEC, the international hotel and tourism school in Singapore, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on training to develop staff for a new model of bespoke care, uniting healthcare and hospitality.

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ALLIUM HEALTHCARE

Co-create an enabling environment with our Home Therapy services

12 January 2018

As we age, we go through life transitions. Our newly launched Home Therapy services aim to work together with you to create an enabling environment in order for you to live independently and to continue pursuing your passions.

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EDGEPROP

GK Goh to launch purpose-built nursing home

21 August 2017

Angelo Teo

Facility on Venus Drive is entry point for subsidiary Allium Healthcare to become a long-term provider of elder-care services. The 129-bed, four-storey nursing home is designed to be more like private residences, such as apartments and condominiums.

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EDGEPROP

GK Goh breaks ground on Venus Drive nursing home

13 July 2017

Angelo Teo

On July 10, Allium Healthcare, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GK Goh Holdings, broke ground on its four-storey nursing home project on Venus Drive (below). This marks the start of construction for the first nursing home in Singapore comprising only single and double en suite rooms. The facility is expected to be ready in 1Q2019.

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EVENTS

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY IN DEMENTIA CARE

30 September 2022

Dementia is a progressive neurodegenerative condition affecting mobility, personality, mood and cognition. Occupational engagement and adaptation have a significant role in the overall physical, cognitive and psychological well-being in people with dementia. Our occupational focus is to help older adults develop, overcome challenges, and achieve a state of well-being through meaningful daily activities.

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WELLNESS AT ALLIUM

17 September 2022

At Allium Healthcare, wellness dimensions coordinate to deliver an engaging and fulfilling lifestyle. Join us for a morning of wellness experiences that begins with a comprehensive health screening. Experience Neurowyzr’s medical-grade brain health assessment. Our senior physiotherapist and senior principal dietitian will deliver mobility in dementia care and nutrition insights that focuses on the needs of older adults. Explore our wellness fair, specially curated with the best combination of wellness products, and receive health samples.

Register for your complimentary wellness day at https://bit.ly/3AJ16c2 or scan the QR code.

WORLD PT DAY

8 September 2022

Physiotherapists help you relieve pain to regain life with improved mobility and functional strength. To all physiotherapists and therapy assistants, thank you for caring today to enable a better tomorrow.

ALLIUM DAY 2022

5 September 2022

Mystery and magic meet at the Enchanted Garden at Allium Care Suites. The creativity of our People and Culture squad celebrating our staff in a meaningful appreciation and recognition of committed care with the masterful merriment of Jesson Chng.

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TEACHERS DAY

2 September 2022

A teacher opens minds and touches hearts. To all teachers and retired teachers in our care, thank you for planting seeds of curiosity and igniting imaginations with a nurturing heart.

WOUND MANAGEMENT FOR OLDER ADULTS

26 August 2022

A chronic wound is one that does not proceed through the phases of healing in an orderly and timely reparation for a sustained result. Chronic wounds are challenging and costly to treat. The high prevalence of chronic wounds in older adults related to mobility decline and healing ability affect quality of life and caregiver stress. Convenient treatments that enhance wound healing can significantly improve well-being and reduce physical and financial strain for caregivers.

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NATIONAL DAY 2022

9 August 2022

🇸🇬 Celebrating strength in unity as one Singapore. Stronger Together, our Singapore spirit.

NURSES DAY

1 August 2022

One community. One Mission. Celebrating the courage, compassion and commitment of nurses around the world. To our nursing team, thank you for your strength and passion in protecting and caring for our residents. Because of you, we are different.

FORTIFYING AND ENHANCING FOODS FOR OLDER ADULTS

3 August 2022

Older adults commonly experience challenges in meeting nutritional needs due to age-related fatigue and reduced appetite. At Allium Care Suites, our culinary team of dietitian and Care Concierges work together to deliver tasty, nutrient-rich meals that tempt our residents and help meet daily requirements.

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FRAILTY IN OLDER ADULTS & CAREGIVER SUPPORT

24 June 2022

Physical frailty is characterised by weakness, slowness, low physical activity, exhaustion and weight loss, associated with a susceptibility to health conditions. The provision of informal care by family caregivers can be very demanding and present practical challenges that are complex and difficult to coordinate.

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ADDING LIFE TO DAYS

20 May 2022

Palliative care is specialised medical care for individuals living with life-limiting conditions. Older adults who receive palliative care in nursing homes experience less intensive treatments, improved symptoms management and a better quality of life.

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GUT HEALTH AND PARKINSON’S

22 April 2022

Increasing evidence suggests an association between an imbalanced gut and constipation in Parkinson’s. Constipation is amongst the most prevalent non-motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease due to slowed digestive tract movement.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

13 April 2022

Work hard, feast harder. On Wellness Wednesdays, food meets fun at Allium Care Suites where we celebrate the unity of our care staff and harmony of food flavours.

LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE WITH PARKINSON’S

24 February 2022

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder affecting motor and cognitive functions. Today, most people with Parkinson’s can live as long, or almost as long, as those without the condition. Living well with Parkinson’s is possible with both medical and nonpharmacological interventions.

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ALLIUM CARE SUITES

11 February 2022

Aroma and aesthetic meet at the café at Allium Care Suites. We transformed the foyer to celebrate our care staff with the finest of artisanal bakes and brew.

ALLIUM HEALTHCARE

21 January 2022

At Allium Healthcare, we provide and customise care to the diverse needs and preferences of our elders so that they can enjoy a fulfilling life. To deliver this purpose, we have built a team of care professionals who are committed to creating meaningful aged care experiences for and with all elders in our care.

Designed to reward, our SPOT awards celebrate Specific, Positive and Outstanding Traits.

ALLIUM CARE SUITES

21 January 2022

Older adults who continually engage in activities experience improved levels of psychological and physical wellness. The positive effects of activity engagement include increased performance of daily activities, reduced depressive symptomatology and enhanced quality of life.

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AGE-RELATED BACK PAIN

26 November 2021

Back pain is one of the most common health problems worldwide. Older adults are more susceptible to back pain due to physical inactivity, degenerative changes in the spine and the interaction of biological, psychological and social factors. Fatigue, range of movement, and general aches and pains can be treated for improved functional health.

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ALLIUM HEALTHCARE

12 November 2021

At Allium Healthcare, support for our people’s development is weaved into the daily fabric of working life and the organisation’s regular operations and discussions. We have built a team of care professionals who are committed to creating meaningful experiences with our elders. Designed to reward, our SPOT awards celebrate Specific, Positive and Outstanding Traits.

NUTRITION IN THE GOLDEN YEARS

29 October 2021

Good nutrition remains important throughout life. As we age, nutrition-related conditions become more evident, including osteoporosis, iron and vitamin deficiency, and protein-calorie malnutrition. A nutrient-rich diet improves mental health and energy levels, and strengthen immunity.

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INTERNATIONAL INFECTION PREVENTION WEEK

18 October 2021

Infection prevention interventions are imperative to the health and well-being of our elders and staff. A multidisciplinary team provides an environment of safety with a focus on reducing the risk of transmission of infection. Delivering quality care that is safe, effective and people-centred is weaved into the daily fabric of professional eldercare at Allium Healthcare. International Infection Prevention Week celebrates the role of infection preventionists (IPs) in keeping our communities safe and healthy, and their relentless efforts in the global pandemic.

STAYING ACTIVE WITH ALZHEIMER’S

23 September 2021

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, resulting in progressive cognitive and psychological changes. Dementia symptoms can impact physical function leading to complications and reduced quality of life. Physical activity improves mobility, mood and may slow the progression of cognitive decline.

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WORLD ALZHEIMER’S DAY

21 September 2021

We care for individuals living with dementia every day. Our dementia care plans provide cognitive rehabilitation and day care programmes to enable our elders to live a life of purpose assured by continual care and meaningful activities. On the occasion of World Alzheimer’s Day, join us in the 2021 global awareness campaign to promote the importance of a timely diagnosis, and seek support for improved experiences in the journey through dementia.

WORLD PT DAY

8 September 2021

Physiotherapists teach you today what you need to know tomorrow. To all physiotherapists and therapy assistants, thank you for making exceptional contributions to improving mobility, functional strength and quality of life.

TEACHERS DAY

3 September 2021

Teachers give the gift of education. To all teachers and retired teachers in our care, thank you for painting the canvas of our lives with wonderful colours.

COGNITIVE CARE DURING COVID-19

13 August 2021

Occupational therapists have an important role in helping individuals respond to the Covid-19 climate. Our occupational focus is to identify remedial needs based on cognitive, physical and psychosocial abilities. An active life remains very much possible with an understanding of activity selection and use of technology.

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NURSES DAY AT ALLIUM

3 August 2021

Celebrating our nursing team on Nurses Day. Our CEO, Mr Bernie Poh, presented a certificate of appreciation and gift to the nursing team. Thank you for your competence, confidence and commitment in caring for our elders. Because of you, we are different.

NURSES DAY

1 August 2021

Nurses are the resounding heartbeat of our medical system. Thank you for your compassion, courage and commitment to care to go beyond.

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ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

16 July 2021

Advance care planning (ACP) begins with a discussion to clarify and note personal preferences regarding future medical care. It serves as a guide to loved ones and healthcare providers to help with treatment decisions in the event of a medical crisis.

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BETTER CARE AT HOME

18 June 2021

Frailty is a common geriatric syndrome associated with fracture, disability and falls. The provision of practical care and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) can be a challenging endeavour for caregivers.

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RELIEF. REMEDY. RECOVERY.

7 May 2021

Sore shoulders are a common and prevalent concern for the elderly. As many do not seek medical advice, shoulder pain often leads to poor subjective perception of health and depression. Many conditions are amenable to treatment which will correspondingly improve quality of life.

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EAT WELL. FEEL BETTER.

16 April 2021

Constipation is a common complication in Parkinsons’s due to improper functioning of the autonomic nervous system. Lifestyle changes in the form of appropriate dietary modifications help reduce psychological distress and improve overall wellness.

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REHABILITATE. RESTORE. RENEW.

26 March 2021

Hydrotherapy is a union between water and physiotherapy. The physiological features of water immersion create a unique environment for rehabilitation; to achieve movements unattainable with land-based therapy. Its application extends beyond rehabilitation and provides a new platform for aquatic exercise.

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HEALTH LITERACY

25 February 2021

Health literacy refers, broadly, to the individual’s capacity to access, understand and use information to make appropriate health decisions. Older adults and their caregivers need reliable health information for disease prevention and management, health promotion and compliance with public health recommendations.

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DEMENTIA BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT

22 January 2021

Every day is a different day for an elder living with dementia. Management of dementia is often a challenging experience for caregivers and loved ones.

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DEMENTIA FRAILTY

18 December 2020

Frailty is a common and important geriatric syndrome defined by age-related changes and biology of ageing. Regular physical activity helps to improve physical and cognitive functions as well as reverse some effects of chronic or progressive conditions.

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COMMUNITY CARE DAY

17 December 2020

Celebrating our Caregivers on Community Care Day. We thank Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) for their continued support as we celebrated our caregivers. Our CEO, Mr Bernie Poh, presented a Certificate of Appreciation and gift to every member of our Care Team.

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EAT RIGHT, LIVE WELL

6 November 2020

Diabetes care for older adults is both an art and science. The prevailing goal of diabetes management is to improve the individual’s health capability.

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SUPPORTING FAMILIES, STRENGTHENING RELATIONSHIPS

25 September 2020

The provision of informal care by family caregivers, who are managing other family and work commitments, can be very demanding and present practical challenges that are complex and difficult to coordinate.

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NURSES DAY 2020

7 August 2020

One Community. One Mission. As you warm the hearts of many, our image is defined by your performance; the care you provide, the attention you give and the courtesies you extend.

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INVEST IN REST

5 August 2020

Join us for the 3rd instalment of our Wellness series with Senior Occupational Therapist, Dawn Lim. Sleep is important at every stage of life. A healthy and strong immune system depends on sleep.

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CELEBRATING MEMORIES

6 July 2020

Celebrations are the memories of life. We transformed our foyer into a carnival of colour and cheer, reminiscent of old school nostalgia.

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AIC STRONGER TOGETHER

1 July 2020

With the support of AIC Stronger Together mission, we celebrated the Allium Altogether spirit on 25 June 2020 at our Staff Appreciation event.

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BETTER NUTRITION, BETTER HEALTH

26 June 2020

Join us for the 1st instalment of our Nutrition Wellness series with our Senior Principal Dietitian, Mary-Ann Chiam. Dementia can affect an elder’s appetite for food and liquids, leading to weight loss and other medical concerns.

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ALLIUM ALTOGETHER

20 May 2020

Today, we celebrated unity at our Staff Engagement Session. The spirit of Allium Altogether is to unite as one and make a difference to the communities where we work and live.

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Community Care Day 2019

6 December 2019

We are thankful for the support from Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) as we celebrated Community Care Day 2019 across our residential Care Suites and day Care Studios.

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MANAGING DIABETIC HYPERTENSION

30 November 2019

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, often occurs alongside diabetes. Together, they present serious consequences for the elderly. Dr Jason Tan, our geriatric care expert, will guide you through the connection between the two conditions and how to prevent complications at our exclusive health talk.

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ESTATE PLANNING

22 November 2019

Estate planning is the process of planning how you want your assets to be managed and distributed. It ensures that your loved ones and the causes you care about receive what you wish to give them.

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DEMENTIA AWARENESS

19 October 2019

Montfort Care in collaboration with Allium Healthcare welcome all caregivers to a morning session of Mental Wellness Screening and Dementia Awareness Talk. The Care Team will guide you through the signs and symptoms associated with dementia, and the available community resources to support your care.

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FINANCIAL PLANNING SESSION

11 October 2019

Allium Healthcare presents a 1-hour session to guide you through Singapore’s healthcare system. Our Medical Social Worker will introduce the available schemes and processes to support you in financing and applying for residential care.

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HEALTH TALK & SCREENING

12 October 2019

Allium Healthcare welcomes you to a Health Talk and Screening Session facilitated by Medical Director, Dr Jason Tan. Dr Jason Tan will share health tips to prevent and manage the 2 chronic conditions that are more common in older adults; diabetes and hypertension.

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EAT SMART

25 September and 2 October 2019

Allium Healthcare welcomes you to a lunch-hour session facilitated by our Senior Principal Dietitian. Learn smart nutrition tips to improve your memory.

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WORLD ALZHEIMER’S MONTH 2019 CARNIVAL

21 September 2019

Allium Healthcare is excited to be a part of this year’s WAM Carnival. Join us this Saturday at our booth to learn how we can support you and your family to cope better with dementia.

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HEALTH IN HARMONY

6 and 13 September 2019

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) brings together the dualities of ancient wisdom and modern wellness. It provides a profound pathway to prevent diseases before it occurs and has the power to help us live a life of balance, wellness and harmony.

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NUTRITION & DEMENTIA CARE

24 August 2019

Good Food, Good Mood. Dementia can cause an appetite for food and liquids to disappear. Our loved ones with dementia may lack the cognitive ability to express their taste preferences or lose their appetite completely, making mealtimes a daily challenge. Caregivers may feel frustrated and in despair as loved ones refuse to eat.

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SOLA FLOWER ARRANGMENT WORKSHOP

15 August 2019

THANK YOU to Ms. Taeko Amino and our wonderful participants for making the Sola Flower workshop a meaningful and memorable experience. Many beautiful corsages were made over the two workshops!

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THERA-TRAINER DISTRIBUTOR MEETING

25 July 2019

We were honoured to host the THERA-Trainer team at the recent THERA-Trainer Distributor Meeting.

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ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

30 July, 6 August and 13 August 2019

Your Life. Your Preferences. It begins with a conversation. Advance Care Planning is a discussion to note your preferences towards receiving medical care to meet your long-term needs. It serves as a guide to your loved ones and healthcare providers to help with treatment decisions according to your wishes.

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JOO CHIAT 60 FIESTA

7 July 2019

Allium Care Studio is proud to be part of the Joo Chiat Peranakan Heritage Town. We celebrated the Joo Chiat 60 Fiesta at The Yards on Sunday 7 July 2019 and hosted food vendors to showcase a selection of delectable Peranakan food and desserts.

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SKINCARE AS YOU AGE

1 June 2019

Redefine your Skincare Regime. Learn skincare recommendations to take better care of your skin in our sunny and humid climate.

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ASSISTED FEEDING TRAINING WORKSHOP

27 and 29 May 2019

Make a Difference. Allium Healthcare presents a three-hours assisted feeding training workshop facilitated by our interprofessional Care Team of dietician, nurse educator and speech therapist.

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LIFESTYLE

Aquarium Adventure

June 2022

Wellness Wednesday is an immersive experience at S.E.A. Aquarium where beautifully aquascaped exhibits meet fascinating soundscapes. At Allium Healthcare, wellness dimensions overlap and coordinate for a meaningful and enriched lifestyle. Our residents enjoyed the therapeutic exploration of the interactive underwater world across brightly coloured coral reefs.

Taste and Texture

June 2022

Creative cooking engages all the senses, improving hand-eye coordination and appetite, and encourages socialisation. Our residents look forward to the weekly sessions of culinary adventures. Tuesday’s treat is an old school delight of taste and texture in whole grain corn dogs.

Reminiscent Connections

June 2022

Thursday’s art therapy session is a celebration of colours and festivity. At Allium Care Suites, thematic activities engage residents in a meaningful exploration of new ideas, understandings and reminiscent connections.

Magical Magenta

May 2022

Friday’s gardening session is a focus on the magical beauty of magenta wishbone flowers. At elevated planters on our rooftop terrace, our resident enjoys the soil aeration and seed sowing process on a perfect sunny morning.

Eggciting Hunt

April 2022

The outdoor garden is the perfect setting for morning and sundown walks, rehabilitation sessions and social engagement. In the verdant landscape surrounding Allium Care Suites, our resident celebrates the colours of Easter with an egg-citing hunt for the meticulously hand- painted eggs by all elders in our care.

Collaborative Art

March 2022

Art on Behalf is an art therapy approach where the individual conceptualises the image while the art therapist actualises the painting. In the art room, our resident begins a recollective tale of her experience with orchid breeding, specifying colours and a composition of famed orchid hybrids, Vanda Tan Chay Yan and Dendrobium Thomson Riser, the latter which our resident and her late husband created. The result is a collaborative artwork showcasing human creativity and orchid diversity.

The Art of Fluidity

February 2022

Art conveys what words cannot. In the art room, a conversation of colours begins the creative process. Under the guidance of our therapy assistant, a beautiful image expanded across the delicate rice paper. With swift and sure strokes, a kaleidoscope of coloured petals completes the artful tree. The art of fluidity as demonstrated by the painting our resident created.

Celebration Colours

January 2022

Within private spaces of calm and comfort, leisure pursuits overlook the immersive tropical surroundings. Friday’s floristry session is a creative showcase of imagination and possibilities; an exploration of visual proportion, harmony and highlights in celebration colours. At Allium Care Suites, creative, physical and recreational pursuits coordinate for one shared purpose of delivering fulfilling experiences for the elders in our care.

Cuts and Convos

January 2022

Wellness dimensions coordinate to deliver enriching experiences for the elders in our care. The Lifestyle Salon offers the luxury and convenience of on-site hair and grooming treatments. Haircuts, restyling, nail treatments and conversations are available on our wellness menu.

Meet Yuqi, our wonderful beauty therapist, who takes care of our residents’ groom to glow needs.

An Oasis of Organic

January 2022

Gardening provides many health and healing benefits for older adults, particularly edible gardening. At our rooftop garden, elevated garden beds and textured landscaping create a tranquil oasis that is therapeutic, accessible and productive for the elders in our care.

Our resident harvesting tomatoes with a therapy assistant.

Circle of Care

December 2021

Creative art inspires the power of imagination not perceived through the five senses, helping elders living with dementia feel more connected to the world and people around them.

In the serenity of private households, creativity calls in various arrangements from jovial discussions. Our resident demonstrating the creative process with our therapy assistant.

Floral Therapy

November 2021

Floristry sessions improve manual dexterity, promotes cognitive and sensory stimulation and gives our residents a wonderful sense of accomplishment. This week’s masterclass of balance, scale and colour presents an arrangement of purple orchids, calimero classic and gold phoenix. At Allium Care Suites, creative therapy sessions include art pursuits, music reminiscence, cognitive and leisure activities to befit personal interests and passions.

Therapeutic Tile Art

November 2021

Wednesday’s discussion is an exploration of acrylics on ceramics. Within private spaces of calm and comfort, art therapy introduces new mediums, new wonder and new experiences.

Across the households, a collection of designs developed from individual expressions; some abstract, many figurative. Our resident displays the allure of an art therapy tile; connecting ideas with a sense of purpose and creativity.

Music inspires Movements

October 2021

In the contemporary world, we let individual moments merge into blurry days without stopping to appreciate them. On occasions, a captivating tune or new experience secures our attention. For that moment, we are fixed in the scene, absorbing and appreciating for a change.

Music therapy creates such moments. At times, it inspires movement, from tapping toes to a happy dance. At other times, a resident sings from his heart, in nostalgic reminiscence. Today, our resident discovers divergent thinking and hand-eye coordination learning “Happy Birthday” with letter notes. Beauty in simplicity. Because life is filled with meaningful moments.

Culinary Adventures

October 2021

Creative cooking activates all the senses. Our residents look forward to the culinary adventures. Thursday’s treat of tasty triangles, crafted with potatoes, onions and spices celebrates the homemade taste of nostalgia.

Our resident appreciating the creative process of samosa folding.

The Wonder of Creativity

October 2021

As kids, we learnt how to draw and decorate, exploring different mediums. Because we were kids, mess and noise were mandatory and considered character forming. Not too many years later, this mischief was followed by the therapeutic activity of lantern decor in an atmosphere of light chatter and mirth. Because creativity has no age limit.

Joyful Connections

October 2021

The interhouse connections reveal a new perspective of Pictionary. Our residents develop renewed passion and artistic enjoyment through creative imagination.

At Allium Care Suites, Zoom sessions connect residents with families, and residents with residents. Joyful conversations and interactive games affirm heart-warming friendships.

The Allium Variant

September 2021

Mooncakes are the heart of Mid-Autumn Festival merriment, symbolising completeness and togetherness. Our resident enjoying the culinary experience with our therapy assistant.

Creative therapy at Allium Care Suites inspires new perspectives and explores various art forms, including painting, weaving, pottery, music, floral design and gardening.

Birthdays at Allium

September 2021

Birthdays are very special at Allium Care Suites. Inspired by art therapy sessions and nurturing of friendships, our resident displays the collaborative efforts of a creative card filled with colour and penned wishes, accompanied by the good cheer of cake and bouquet arrangement.

Rooftop Gardening

August 2021

Gardening adds years to your life, and life to your years. Our rooftop terrace is the perfect ambience of breeze and sunshine for gardening pursuits. This week’s horticultural experience is lady’s fingers to expand our collection of Asian greens.

Our resident appreciating the sowing process of an 8 weeks passage to the beautiful bloom of okra flowers and stir-fry.

Floristry Fun

August 2021

Flowers and friendships make a wonderful arrangement. Friday’s fun is a floristry masterclass of colour, creativity and cheer. Our resident appreciating the therapeutic experience with flair and dexterity.

At Allium Care Suites, creative therapy sessions include art pursuits, music reminiscence, cognitive and leisure activities to befit personal interests and passions.

Allure and Calum

April 2021

Meet Allure and Calum, our resident pink-necked green pigeons. At Allium Care Suites, rehabilitation sessions at the Wellness Studio overlook the immersive verdant landscape that have become home for Allure and Calum.

Eggcellent Art

April 2021

The simplest things in life often bring the greatest joy. Art opens the heart and mind, enriching imaginative possibilities and well-being. In the supportive environment of private households, our lifestyle activities help elders form meaningful connections through shared interests.

Our resident celebrating the colours of Easter with a morning of eggcellent art.

Meeting your ‘kneads’

March 2021

The approach to wellness at Allium Care Suites deliberates on therapeutic activities that promote cognitive and emotional well-being, specifically tailored to individual needs and interests. Sensory activities awaken memories, reduce passivity and help elders feel more engaged with life.

Our resident immersed in the therapeutic activity of dough kneading in the healing environment of our dementia household.

Mindful Movements

March 2021

Chair Chi is a gentle form of exercise designed to help elders experience the benefits of traditional Tai Chi in the comfort and safety of a chair. It enables elders who are unable to stand or have difficulty with balance to participate and improve strength, flexibility, energy and overall wellness.

Our therapy assistant, a certified chair chi instructor, leading the elders in our care through a session of mindful movements. 

Creative Care

February 2021

Art therapy for the prevention of cognitive decline is an inspiring mix. Hand weaving encourages cognitive engagement and cultivates purposeful connections. A dedicated art experience is one of reciprocity, involving looms, yarn and smiles. Joyful sharing and connections begin.

Our resident appreciating the quietude and creative process with our art therapist.

Expressive Experiences

February 2021

Nourishing creativity in older adults is important for emotional, mental and physiological wellbeing. Painting by numbers involves creative planning and fine motor skills, improving cognitive function, mood and manual dexterity. At Allium Care Suites, creative therapy sessions include art pursuits, music reminiscence, cognitive and leisure group activities, and provide opportunities for socialisation with new friends and our friendly staff.

Our resident enjoying the therapeutic effects of painting by numbers.

Nurturing through Nature

January 2021

Our garden pathways and neighbouring Windsor Nature Park are the perfect setting for morning and sundown walks, rehabilitation sessions and social engagement.

The visual stimulation of the verdant landscape surrounding Allium Care Suites provides a connection with nature and improves physical, cognitive and psychological wellness for the residents in our care.

Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care

November 2020

A treat for the senses. Designed to promote sensory integration, the Snoezelen bubble tube sits in our sensory corner that is built to stimulate the visual system. The full spectrum of rainbow colours provides an interactive experience, one that engages the auditory and visual senses.

At Allium Care Suites, we combine therapeutic interventions, such as reminiscence therapy, multisensory stimulation, with rehabilitation therapy, to improve function, mood and behaviour for the elders in our care.

Healing through Water

November 2020

Hydrotherapy is the union between water and physiotherapy. The buoyancy, warmth, hydrostatic pressure, drag and turbulence of water create a unique environment for rehabilitation; to achieve movements unattainable with land-based therapy.

At Allium Care Suites, each hydrotherapy session is led by two members of the allied healthcare team; a physiotherapist and therapy assistant. Exercises are tailored to individual needs to compliment or facilitate a return to land-based rehabilitation.

A Perfect View of Sundown

October 2020

A piece of your private sky. Sunsets are the quintessence of transient beauty. The spectacle of colour gives many psychological and well-being merits. Our private rooftop terrace provides a sanctuary for gardening pursuits and the perfect view of sundown.

Our residents appreciating the immersive show of nature.

Pet Therapy

September 2020

Our garden pathways are the perfect setting for morning walks, activity sessions and pet therapy. Our residents enjoying a visit from their beloved pet. The practice of well-being remains, as always, at the core of our care provision at Allium Care Suites.

A Celebration of Memories

July 2020

Celebrations are the memories of life. We transformed our foyer into a carnival of colour and cheer, reminiscent of old school nostalgia. During this unprecedented period, the practice of well-being remains, as always, at the core of our care provision at Allium Care Suites.