Singapore Christian Home through the years
Singapore Christian Home was founded by three Christian friends who took in destitute ladies from the streets into their Upper Thomson Home
The Home was registered under the name Singapore Christian Home for the Aged
On 23 Nov 1993, Singapore Christian Home for the Aged was granted license to operate as a 33-bed nursing home
The Home moved to Jalan Kayu and lodged with Ju Eng Home
With the next move to Jalan Tan Tock Seng in 2000, bed capacity increased to 75 in 2011
Minister of Health, Mr Khaw Boon Wan, announced that Singapore Christian Home had been allocated a new site in Sembawang
The Home finally shifted to a 248-bed capacity building at Sembawang Crescent in May 2013 where it took in the first cases of male residents and respite cases
Minister for Health, Mr Gan Kim Yong, officiated the opening of Singapore Christian Home on 4 Jan 2014.
The Home implemented the Advanced Care Planning with 5 facilitators. Certified as ITE Approved Training Centre in April 2014 and conducted the first ITE Skills Certificate in Health Care (Home Care ) in June 2014 for 15 staff.
The Home piloted the Nursing Home IT
Enablement Program (NHELP), an initiative of the Ministry of Health.
The Home completed its first Additional and Alteration works since moving into Sembawang Crescent in May 2013.
Launch of patient ceiling hoists for resident transfers. In the same year, a ward dedicated to the care of medically fragile children and young persons.
Collaboration with National Kidney Foundation to provide care for the haemodialysis patients.
10 licensed nurses, funded by the Mdm Lau Eng Swan Memorial Fund, attended the Basic Peritoneal Dialysis Care Programme conducted by NKF.
The staff were well prepared when one of the haemodialysis residents was converted to peritoneal dialysis.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Home responded swiftly to safeguard the safety and well-being of the residents by adhering to the government's series of safety measures.