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Catholic Welfare Services, Singapore

Key roles and responsibilities

  • The Medical Escort will be paired to 1 elderly resident at St. Vincent Home.
  • He/she is responsible for fetching the elderly residents at St. Vincent Home and accompanies them to Polyclinic/ Hospital for their scheduled appointment checkup for test/ review.
  • To translate doctor diagnosis/explanation to the elderly residents according to their preferred language
  • To ask doctor question (such as finding out the reason if the doctor recommends or suggest the elderly resident go for a test/ operation) and etc. (however, the elderly resident will make the final decision).
  • To collect the medicines and to request a list of medication list from the pharmacy (to pass it to the supervisor).
  • To accompany the elderly residents back to St. Vincent Home
  • To provide a summary and the list of medical concerns instructed by the doctor to the Supervisor.
How to apply & procedure for Volunteers to go through
  • Interested volunteer can sign up as official volunteers with Catholic Welfare Services via http://catholicwelfare.org.sg/vms/volunteersignup (please select St. Vincent Home for the location)
  • An interview will be conducted with the shortlisted Volunteers (to assess suitability and motivation).
  • More details will be shared during the interview session.
  • Please feel free to email to volunteer@catholicwelfare.org.sg if you have any questions

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About Catholic Welfare Services, Singapore

Location:

55 Waterloo Street #06-01, Central, - 187954, SG

Mission Statement

Catholic Welfare Services Mission CWS is dedicated to the Preciousness and Dignity of Life. We journey with people-in-need to live life to the fullest.

Description

About Catholic Welfare Services
The works of CWS began in 1959 with a simple food relief programme to provide food for the poor. Today, CWS has grown to be the Action Arm of the Catholic Church of Singapore, initiating, assisting, coordinating and carrying out social services to alleviate poverty and distress among the people of Singapore, regardless of race or creed.

Community
Faith-Based
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

55 Waterloo Street #06-01 Catholic CentreSingapore, Singapore 187954Singapore

(1.29831,103.85148)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Case Work / Management
  • Patient Care
  • Community Outreach
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • • The Level of Commitment is 3-6 months (the session will depend on a case by case basis as it depend on the medical condition of the elderly residents • Each session will be in AM or PM. – as it depend on the scheduled appointment date.
  • • Have prior experience in accompany elderly residents for medical check up • Education/ Working Experience within the Healthcare Industry • Committed, compassionate, caring, patient and respect the dignity of elderly residents

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