23 December 2022
As I prepare for the coming year, I am full of happiness, joy, and peace.
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(Oral care is often neglected in persons with Alzheimer’s Disease)
Dr Madeleine Tan, Associate Consultant, Division of Restorative & Preventive Dentistry, Department of Dentistry, NTFGH, explained that seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) have a tendency to neglect their oral healthcare. She shared that caregivers can try supporting seniors with their oral hygiene procedures at an alternative time of the day or location, should they face resistance.
• Lianhe Zaobao, zbLOHAS, Page 2 (13 December)
Inside OT Episode 8 – Ng Teng Fong General Hospital: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Appendicectomy & Small Bowel Resection
NTFGH patients Mdm Ang, Ms Ng and Mdm Seetharam undergo an appendicectomy, a cholecystectomy and a small bowel resection surgery led by Dr Thng Yongxian, Consultant, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, and Dr Oh Han Boon, Consultant, Division of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Department of General Surgery, NTFGH.
• Channel U (13 December)
(Showing kindness through free haircuts)
Mdm Teo Lung Hiang, who volunteers at JCH, shared that her most memorable experience was when a patient held her hand to bid farewell after getting a haircut.
• Lianhe Zaobao, Page 10 (14 December)