Introduction

The Tai Pei Old People’s Home was originally sited in the premises of the Tai Pei Yuen Temple (a Buddhist Temple built in 1938), at 7 Jalan kemaman. In December 1982, the Tai Pei Old People’s Home was moved to its present location at 10 Jalan Ampas, which adjoins the rear of the Temple.

Objectives

To provide shelter and care to female aged destitutes regardless of race and religion.

Medical & Nursing Care

The Home has a clinic manned by a doctor, providing emergency coverage and twice a week consultation. Residents are also referred to Government Outpatient Clinic or Hospital for medical treatment, when necessary. Beside the doctor, we have a dietician and a therapist to provide nutritious meals and therapy programmes.

 

Admission Criteria
  • Female Singapore Citizens or Permanent Resident of Singapore.
  • Has no close relatives who are able and willing to support her.
  • Is on Public Assistance or is a destitute.
  • Any sick persons, requiring nursing care.
  • Is free from infectious diseases or mental illness.
  • Any other requirements which the Management Committee deems necessary.
Facilities

The Home is a 5 storey building, it has the following facilities:-

  • 43 dormitories
  • A Clinic
  • 2 nurse’s station
  • 2 Physiotherapy rooms
  • An observation room
  • A barrier nursing care unit
  • 2 TV rooms
  • 3 recreation rooms
  • Shrine hall
  • Dining hall
  • Courtyard
Capacity

The Home has a capacity for 183 Beds for female elderly. The functional status: –

  • Category
  • Physically and mentally independent.
  • Semi-ambulant and require some physical assistance.
  • Wheelchair / bed bound and need help most of the time.
  • Highly dependent and require total assistance and supervision.
Recreation and Activities

Volunteers from youth groups, school and voluntary organizations pay regular visits and bring the residents for outdoor activities. Residents could also watch TV, VCD entertainment or sew during leisure hours.

Meal Time
Residents are provided with 5 meals daily (Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner and Supper) They can choose either vegetarian or non-vegetarian meals. Ambulant and semi-ambulant residents have their meals in the dining hall or otherwise in their ward.

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