Academy of Human Development

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UEN No/CPE Reg No: 199900986N
(Reg. Period: 20 May 2016 - 19 May 2020)

Bringing Health To The Seniors (Social and Emotional Wellness)


  • Very pleased that I took the time to attend this course. It was eye opening for me and meaningful. I have taken away much from participation. Compliments also to Elias (Trainer).

    Ann Hoffner - 90th intake
  • Charlene is an outstanding teacher, her patience and ability to satisfy all our doubts, questions, issues to a level exceeding all expectations is truly amazing. Felt totally empowered and lucky to have her as our course trainer. Thank you.

    Summi Parmar - 125th intake
  • Dr Agnes Tan is an engaging trainer. She is able to enrich our minds with her wealth of knowledge and experience. One of the best trainers I have come across.

    Fanny Foo - 127th intake
  • Ms Abby Chew is amazing and delivered the course very well. She work within time constraint to evaluate every role play. Excellent trainer - calm, poise, caring and very experienced.

    Evangeline - 159th intake
  • Mrs Chan Swee Fen was very jovial and spirited and livened the class discussions well. She shared many experiences which were very useful in understanding how and what to do in certain situations. Great job!

    Lina Lim - 157th intake

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Social and emotional wellness are very important yet are often neglected by the seniors, their care-givers or the community at large. Elderly who are able to relate, connect well and form positive relationships with others generally have a better quality of life than those without this ability.

This workshop aims to teach participants to recognise and manage the common health issues of an elderly person. Participants will also learn how to handle elder abuse, identify and avert suicide risks in an elderly person. At the same time, participants can gain insights into the care and financial resources available in the community. 

Course Content

  • Family Violence - Management of Elder Abuse Cases in Singapore
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Care Resources in the Community
  • Understanding and Managing Elderly Dementia & Depression
  • Suicide Alertness for Everyone (safeTALK)
  • Financial Resources in the Community

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for professionals and community workers in the health care and social services sectors. This programme is also suitable for care-givers and anyone interested in this subject.

Mode of Course Delivery

Combination of teaching, group exercise and discussion, and role-play experiential practice


Participants who meet 80% class attendance will be awarded a Certificate of Completion by the Academy of Human Development and Jurong Health.

Course Fees

Fees S$

Course Fee (Nett)



Subsidies/ Funding S$

VCF pre-approved funding per pax for Singaporeans/PR Social Service Organisation Staff (Ref No. PAS00001368, End date of approval: 22 Jan 2019)



Trainers (Staff of JurongHealth Campus)

Ong Yi Lin, Amily, Psychologist (Masters of Psychology, Singapore)

Koh Li Lian, Senior Medical Social Worker (Masters of Social Work, Singapore)

Seah Yilin, Medical Social Worker (Bachelor of Arts & Social Science, Singapore)


Application and Enquiries

Shona Tan

6593 5283

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Course Schedule

Intake Number 3
Duration 14 hrs
Dates 14 & 21 Sep 2018
Timing 9.00am - 5.00pm
Trainer(s) Jurong Health (Amily Ong, Koh Li Lian and Seah Yilin)
Venue(s) Academy of Human Development