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.
Join us at Allium Care Suites for the 22nd instalment of our Wellness series with Senior Physiotherapist, Nicole Lu, as she addresses the impact of frailty on mobility and potential health issues, and key exercises to maintain functional mobility. Senior Nurse Educator, Edmund Chong, will highlight strategies to commensurate with caregiver needs and resources available for an improved caregiving journey.
Nicole is a Senior Physiotherapist registered with the Allied Health Professions Council. She graduated from the University of Bradford (UK) with honours and worked in both public and private hospitals, as well as private clinics across Singapore.
Edmund is a Senior Nurse Educator registered with the Singapore Nursing Board since 2000. He graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic with a Diploma in Nursing and obtained his Master of Science (Clinical Leadership) from Curtin University, Australia. He has worked in acute care, community care and tertiary education institutions.
At Allium Care Suites, Nicole plays an important role in developing and fulfilling our residents’ full functional capability to improve quality of life through therapy. Edmund leads clinical nursing training to improve team competency for safe and high-quality care delivery to our residents.