Mobility training workshop (Basic)

KWSH-CLIN-B-016

Course Overview

Course Objective:

This programme aims to equip participants with the clinical knowledge and skills essential for maximizing mobility in older adults within the nursing home. This set of skills enables participants to provide safe and competent care when utilizing common equipment used for mobility and rehabilitation.

Course Outline:

  1. Explain the basic principles of rehabilitation in a nursing home setting
  2. Recognize the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) model
  3. Identify strategies to maximize opportunities for mobility in the nursing home
  4. Identify equipment that support mobility
  5. Identify exercises that facilitate mobility

Please Note:

A minimum of 75% attendance will be required for you to complete the programme and receive your certificate.

Target Participants

All healthcare staff

Course Details

Date/ Time

1 February 2021

23 August 2021

Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Venue

Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital
705 Serangoon Road
Singapore 328127

Course Trainers

This course is delivered by trainers from Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital.

Ms Margaret Goh

Principal Physiotherapist / Head, Rehabilitation

Ms Margaret Goh is a physiotherapist with over 17 years of experience. She is currently working as the head of rehabilitation at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital. Prior to joining the community care sector, Ms Goh has worked in hospitals and rehabilitation centres. She holds a bachelor of health sciences in physiotherapy from SIM, Singapore (2005), and a diploma in physiotherapy from Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore (2002). Her area of specialization includes physiotherapy clinical skills, elderly care, neuro-geriatrics care, training, and development. She is also extensively involved as a trainer for new clinical staff and PCA courses.

Ms Juliana Wang

Senior Physiotherapist, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Ms Juliana Wang is a physiotherapist with over 10 years of experience. She is currently working as a Senior Physiotherapist at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH). Prior to joining the community care sector, Ms Wang has worked at two major tertiary hospitals in Singapore. She holds several qualifications: Master of Science in Neurological Physiotherapy (Hong Kong Polytechnic University / Hong Kong / 2013), Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University of South Australia / Australia / 2007), and Diploma in Physiotherapy (Nanyang Polytechnic / Singapore / 2005). Her area of specialization includes neuro-rehabilitation and geriatric rehabilitation.

Ng Sooi Teng

Physiotherapy Associate, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Mr Ng Sooi Teng is a physiotherapy associate with over 6 years of experience and is currently working at Kwong Wai Shiu hospital. Prior to joining the community care sector, Mr Ng has worked in physio and medical centres in Malaysia. He holds a bachelor in physiotherapy from Anglia Ruskin University & Mahsa University, Malaysia (2016) and a diploma in physiotherapy from Aimst University, Malaysia (2013). His area of specialization includes neuro and geriatric rehabilitation. He is also extensively involved in coordinating and conducting learning activities in KWSH.

Ms Yap Roh Ling

Physiotherapist, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Ms Yap Roh Ling is a physiotherapist with over 5 years of working experience and is currently working at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital. Prior to joining KWSH, Ms Yap has worked in the ECON healthcare group & nursing home in Singapore. She holds a bachelor of science (hons) in physiotherapy from INTI University, Malaysia (2014). Her area of specialization includes neuro and geriatric rehabilitation. She is also extensively involved in planning and training care staff and designing exercise guidelines for patients.

Course Fees: $240.00 (excluding GST)

Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/ PRs and 45% for foreign staff working in eligible community care organisations.

Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System (LMS 2.0).

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300
CTI@kwsh.org.sg

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