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Resumption of Face-to-face visitations at Nursing Homes

We recognise that it has been a difficult period for family members and Caregivers who wish to visit your loved ones at our nursing homes during the Circuit Breaker and in Phase 1 of Post-circuit Breaker. The Multi-Ministry Taskforce has recently announced plans to move from Phase 1 Post-circuit Breaker to Phase 2, hence, visits […]

Elevated Covid-19 Precautionary Measures in Nursing Home

Dear Caregivers, In our letter dated 1st April 2020, we elaborated the various level of precautionary measures that have been implemented in United Medicare Centre (UMC) in response to the COVID-19 since January 2020. We would like to further update on the development and situation in our Nursing Home. With the virus spread in the […]

No Visitors Allowed until 30 April

Dear Caregivers, As of 31st March, there are a total number of 926 Covid-19 reported cases in Singapore. Case 918 is a resident at a nursing home at 1 Thomson Lane. The 86-year-old woman is unlinked to any cases at the moment. She was tested positive for COVID-19 on 31st March and is currently in […]

Precaution Measures for COVID-19

Dear caregivers/visitors, As COVID-19 has become a pandemic situation, cases are still reported almost daily in Singapore. United Medicare Centre (UMC) is taking all the precaution measures recommended very seriously to minimise the potential exposure to our residents who are elderly and vulnerable. The measures have been taken include: Cancellation of group outings Cancellation of […]

Elderly Care Singapore

What are the important features of elderly care facilities? It is estimated that the elderly population of Singapore would double by 2030, leading it to a staggering number of 9, 00,000! This would have many implications. Most importantly this would create surging demands for health care services for the elderly people. In this light, it […]

Elderly Home in Singapore

Elderly Home in Singapore Common health issues of elderly people Old age is just not about greying hair, poor eyesight and wrinkles. With age, the human body gradually loses its vitality and aging creates several health issues. Among the plethora of health problems relating to age, following are the very common ones that are encountered: […]

Nurses’ Day 2017

Every year on 1 August, United Medicare Centre celebrate Nurses’ Day to honour and recognise the contribution of nurses. The nursing staff renewed their commitment to serve and care for the residents as they recite the Nurses’ Pledge. Nursing is more than just passion to serve but also to go that extra mile, to go […]

Drama Series – When Duty Calls

United Medicare Centre (Elizabeth Drive) has been featured in a local drama series “When Duty Call (为国先锋)”, cast in Channel 8 on 31 July 2017. When Duty Call (为国先锋) is a high-spirited drama sets military life as the background, as it evolves around the lives of different army vocational personnel but not forgetting to showcase […]

Nurses’ Merit Award 2017

Nurses’ Merit Award is awarded to nurses who have demonstrated outstanding performance for the past three years and making contribution to promote the nursing profession. United Medicare Centre’s Senior Enrolled Nurse, Ms Lim Hong Khoon, Lilly, was among 100 recipients of Nurses’ Merit Award 2017, recognised for their outstanding service. A presentation ceremony and luncheon […]

Appointment of Preceptors

On 29 June 2017, there are a total of 21 staff across 3 facilities of United Medicare Centre (Toa Payoh, Eilzabeth Drive and Queensway), were appointed as Preceptor at the Preceptor Appointment Ceremony held at Queensway. The preceptor are appointed to staff who have demonstrate strong performance and showing patience, good communication and interpersonal skills […]