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Community
Intervention Team

St Luke’s Hospital Community Intervention Team (SLH COMIT) is a community-based programme where allied health professionals (nurses, occupational therapists, medical social workers) support Persons Living with Dementia and their caregivers at home.

Programme Objectives and Benefits

  • Carry out community management of dementia, suspected dementia and mental health conditions (depression, anxiety) through assessment and diagnosis, treatment and intervention, care coordination and service linkages
  • Enable Persons Living with Dementia to remain in the community for as long as possible
  • Support caregivers in their caregiving journey through education, psychosocial support and linkages to community services

We can help:

Persons with dementia, suspected dementia or mental health conditions (depression, anxiety), aged 40 and above, and residing in the western region.

Who

  • Persons diagnosed with dementia exhibiting challenging behaviours
  • Suspected dementia (requiring assessment and management)
  • Adults (40 years old above) with mood disorders (eg depression, anxiety)
  • Caregivers experiencing high level of caregiving stress or facing challenges in care
  • Residing within the following catchment areas:
    • Bukit Panjang SMC
    • Clementi GRC
    • Bukit Batok SMC
    • Hong Kah SMC
    • Jurong Central GRC
    • Zheng Hua GRC
    • Yu Hua SMC
    • Jurong Spring GRC
    • West Coast GRC
    • Cashew & Ulu Pandan GRC

Service Components

  • Patient engagement & activity prescription
  • Caregiver education, support & counselling
  • Care coordination & case management
  • Management of behavioural & psychological symptoms of dementia
  • Home modification & equipment prescription
  • Service linkages to healthcare & social services

How to Refer

Contact us
Referral form: Click here to download
Tel: 6895 2794

Email: slh-comit@stluke.org.sg