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This case concerns a retired seamstress who lives alone in a one-room HDB flat and has lived a relatively active life despite diabetes and hypertension. She is visited by Mr Chu, a case manager at a community-based organisation who is unclear … Continue reading
This case concerns a widower who lives alone in an HDB flat. He is visited by Mr Sengupta, a retiree and volunteer befriender, who is concerned about the older man’s lack of interest in conversation or socialising. What should a … Continue reading
This case concerns a man who has worsening pulmonary disease and who cares for his wife, who has mild dementia. How should his son, Alex, respond to the needs of his parents?
This case concerns a man with moderate dementia who lives with his daughter Leila and her family and is cared for by Nabila, a foreign domestic worker. When Mr Tan’s behaviour at an adult day care centre jeopardises his placement … Continue reading
This case concerns a man with neurological and physical impairments in the aftermath of a stroke, who is cared for by his wife Mdm Siti, and by Enziroh, a foreign domestic worker. When Mr Ali’s home care plan falls apart … Continue reading
This case concerns a woman with advanced dementia who is cared for by Smita, a foreign domestic worker, under the supervision of Serena, Mdm Cho’s daughter. When Mdm Cho begins to choke and spit during Smita’s attempts to feed her, … Continue reading
This case concerns an undergraduate whose traumatic brain injury results in locked-in syndrome. His doctors, nurses, and home carers must meet the challenges of understanding his wishes, while coping with repeated hospitalisations.
This case concerns a middle-aged professional and parent in a minimally-conscious state, his wife’s emotional and practical challenges in making decisions on behalf of her catastrophically injured spouse, family conflict, and the responsibilities of the healthcare team.