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Innovative Approaches to Senior Care Centres: Enhancing Quality of Life Through Innovative Services

Uploaded On: 12 Jan 2024

Senior Care Centres (SCCs) play a crucial role in addressing the unique needs of our ageing population. These facilities serve as essential hubs catering to the well-being of elderly individuals who are well-suited for a centre-based care environment and necessitate supervision during the hours when their primary caregivers are at work. One such active ageing centre (AAC) making strides in revolutionising senior care in Singapore is Orange Valley, a premium nursing operator. Recognising the pain points faced by caregivers, Orange Valley introduces innovative services that not only provide short-term respite care but also focus on the unique challenges associated with ageing.

In this exploration, we delve into three essential services offered by Orange Valley AAC (Care): Dementia Day Care, Maintenance Day Care, and Community Rehabilitation. Keep reading to explore the impact of these services on the physical and social well-being of elderly individuals.

1. Dementia Day Care Service

Dementia poses a complex set of challenges that require specialised care for both patients and their caregivers. Orange Valley’s Dementia Day Care Service offers comprehensive and specialised care designed to address the intricate challenges associated with dementia, benefiting both parties.

For full-day services, the programme tailors cognitive stimulation activities specifically for SCC clients with Functional Assessment Staging Test (“FAST”) scores falling between levels 4 and 7. Trained dementia practitioners manage challenging behaviours, providing a supportive environment for individuals facing cognitive decline. Group and individualised activities are structured based on each person’s unique abilities, promoting engagement and stimulation to enhance memory and cognitive function.

By providing a range of targeted interventions, Orange Valley aims to cater to the diverse needs of elderly individuals affected by dementia, offering both cognitive and healthcare support to enhance their overall quality of life.

2. Maintenance Day Care Service

Maintenance Day Care at Orange Valley, a premium nursing home, focuses on proactive health and well-being management for seniors. In the context of full-day services, Orange Valley provides custodial care, including personal care and assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs). Basic nursing and health services are administered to address the fundamental healthcare needs of individuals. The programme also incorporates maintenance exercises designed to preserve and enhance physical function and fitness among seniors while social and recreational activities are integrated to foster a holistic approach to well-being, This in return, emphasises the importance of mental and social engagement in the overall health of the participants.

3. Community Rehabilitation Service

Orange Valley’s community rehabilitation services take a holistic approach to rehabilitation, addressing the physical, occupational, and speech therapy needs of the elderly as part of its sessional-based healthcare services. This includes the provision of physiotherapy and occupational therapy using state-of-the-art equipment, including HUR machines aimed at maximising functional improvement. By tailoring interventions to the specific needs of each senior individual, the programme seeks to enhance overall well-being and promote community integration.

Orange Valley’s innovative approaches to senior care centres represent a paradigm shift in the way we address the needs of elderly individuals. By focusing on personalised care, creating safe environments, and implementing cutting-edge therapies, these services enhance the overall quality of life for seniors. In addition to these initiatives, Orange Valley also goes the extra mile by providing comprehensive support to seniors, including point-to-point transport services, ensuring they can access our care facilities conveniently. Furthermore, our commitment extends to offering nutritious meals and tea breaks throughout the day, guaranteeing that seniors never go hungry and fostering a holistic approach to their well-being.

So, whether you are a caregiver looking for respite or a family member seeking the best possible care for your loved ones, Orange Valley’s nursing home in Singapore services provide a reassuring foundation. For those interested in our Senior Care Centre (SCC), please note that our doors are open Monday to Friday from 7 am to 7 pm, accommodating the diverse needs and schedules of our community.

Contact us today to know more!