Skills Robotics

Health and Social Care

Social & Personal Services

Improving the quality of life for clients by working closely with the medical profession to provide care, recuperation, and rehabilitation while promoting physical and psychosocial wellbeing.

Health and Social Care could be for you if you like:

  • Complex problems
  • Helping people

About Health and Social Care

A health and social care practitioner delivers health support from initial care to rehabilitation. Through building a close relationship with medical practitioners they are able to support patients and their families to ensure their holistic care needs are met. Health and social care practitioners will have strong social skills as they work extensively with patients. They will also need a well developed emotional intelligence to handle some of the more challenging patients and the distress of bereavement.

The Challenge

Competitors are required to:
  • Assess and Identify the caring needs of the client
  • Plan the caring needs of the client
  • Implement the care plan for the client
  • Evaluate the care delivered
  • Have theoretical knowledge to carry out the tasks

Our Experts

Chief Expert

Ms Mabel Ong

Deputy Director, Nursing

National University Polyclinics

Deputy Chief Expert

Ms Jocelyn Ng Ling Hui

Deputy Chief Expert, Nurse Educator

St Luke’s Eldercare

Deputy Chief Expert

Ms Low Mui Lang

Executive Director

The Salvation Army Peacehaven Nursing Home

Deputy Chief Expert

Ms Alice Phua Mui Liang

Executive Director, Director of Nursing

St Luke’s Hospital

Secretary

Ms Grace Ong

Senior Technical Officer

School of Engineering

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ex-Officio

Mr Goh Wee Tiong

Senior Manager

School of Engineering

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

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