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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 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 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 an elderly retired businessman who has long been concerned that he would develop Alzheimer’s disease, who had expressed general preferences about his future medical care to his eldest son, and who has now developed some memory problems. … Continue reading
The case concerns an elderly retired teacher with decision-making capacity who leaves decision-making to her eldest son after she declines surgery to repair a fractured hip. Conflict erupts between the eldest son, who lives overseas, and his sister, who is … Continue reading