Senior Activity Centres in Singapore

Help the elderly stay active at Senior Activity Centres in Singapore. These elderly care centres provide social support among other services to seniors.

Senior Activity Centres in Singapore

Located at the void decks of HDB rental flats, Senior Activity Centres are drop-in centres that create a warm and familiar environment for the elderly. They provide a range of social, recreational activities and support services to help seniors age in place in the community.

Read more about these hubs of activity, where you or your loved ones can gather to meet and chat with neighbours, exercise, and engage in fun and interactive activities.

Related: Home Nursing Care For Seniors

Services Provided by Senior Activity Centres in Singapore

The centres provide the following services:

  • Recreational and social activities
  • Monitoring of frail and/or homebound elderly
  • Befriending seniors
  • Responding to emergency alerts

Related: Elderly Befriending Services: Befriend an Elderly Person

Joining Senior Activity Centres and Elderly Care Centres in Singapore

Interested or know someone who wants to join a Senior Activity Centre? All you have to do is apply to one of the centres listed here. The elderly day care services provided are free for those 60 years old and above, who need help with activities of daily living and have little or no family support.

Activities of daily living measure how independent an elderly person is and refers to the following self-care activities:

  • Washing: the ability to take a bath or shower (including getting into and out of a bath or shower) or wash by other means.
  • Dressing: the ability to put on, remove, secure and unfasten all garments and, as appropriate, any braces, artificial limbs or other surgical or medical tools.
  • Feeding: the ability to feed oneself food.
  • Toileting: the ability to use the lavatory or manage bowel and bladder functions through the use of protective undergarments or surgical appliances if appropriate.
  • Mobility: the ability to move indoors from room to room on level surfaces.
  • Transferring: the ability to move from a bed to an upright chair or wheelchair, and vice versa.

Related: Activity Engagement for Elderly

Need More Help Finding A Senior Activity Centre?

You can find a Senior Activity Centre in Singapore using the E-care Locator. More contact details may be found on the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) - Senior Activity Centre page.

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