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Community Frailty
Intervention Programme

Western Silvercare (locally known as ‘Jin Jia Ho! Bagus!’) is a community frailty and screening programme initiated by St Luke’s Hospital to help Bukit Batok residents aged 60 and above to stay physically, mentally and socially healthy.

The programme comprises health screening by our nurses, exercises by our physiotherapists and health coaches as well as a range of other activities onsite at our partnering Senior Activity Centres.

To make enquiries, contact our team:

Hotline: 6895 3283
(Mon - Fri, 9am to 5pm)

Who

  • 60 years old and above
  • Singapore Resident living in Bukit Batok
FRAIL Scale Validation
Are you fatigued?
No = 0
Yes = 1
Are you unable to climb 1 flight of stairs?
No = 0
Yes = 1
Are you unable to walk 1 block?
No = 0
Yes = 1
Do you have 5 or more illnesses?
No = 0
Yes = 1
Have you lost 5% or more of your weight
in the last 6 months to 1 year?
No = 0
Yes = 1
If you answered “Yes” to the above:
1 – 2: PRE-FRAIL
3 – 5: FRAIL

Where

We partner with the following organisations to bring Western Silvercare to seniors within the community.

  • Fei Yue Active Ageing Centre 
  • Tzu Chi SEEN @ Bukit Batok

Programme

Healthcare

Nurses are onsite for consultation about ailments and one-to-one health education. Referrals to polyclinics/GPs/healthcare institutions for further consultation will be made if required.

WOW (Working Out to Wellness) Exercise

Developed by St Luke’s Hospital’s physiotherapists, the programme includes balance and aerobic components which focus on reversing or reducing frailty among seniors. Conducted in groups with safety measures, seniors will also get to know one another and make new friends.

Nutrition

St Luke’s Hospital’s Community Nurses and Dietician provide tips for good nutrition.

Cognition

The HAPPY exercise programme helps seniors improve their mental well-being, memory, functional ability and strength.

Social

A community that engages in activities like cooking classes, games, outings with our partnering centres.

How To Register