Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Community Care partners take home more than double the number of awards for SHQSA 2018 compared to last year

For this year's Singapore Health Quality Service Awards (SHQSA), Community Care partners took home 774 awards. This number has more than doubled compared to last year’s 325 awards!

The annual SHQSA recognises healthcare professionals who have delivered quality care and excellent service. This year's ceremony took place on 30 January 2018. 14 Community Care partners received the following awards: 75 Star, 155 Gold, 534 Silver, one Special Mention, three Superstar, four Team Merit and two Best Team Awards.

Congratulations to them!
• Ang Mo Kio – Thye Hua Kwan Hospital (AMK – THK);
• ECON Healthcare Group (ECON);
• Home Nursing Foundation (HNF);
• Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH);
• Man Fut Tong Nursing Home (MFT);
• The National Kidney Foundation (NKF);
• NTUC Health;
• Orange Valley Nursing Homes (OVNH);
• Ren Ci Hospital (RCH);
• St. Andrew’s Community Hospital (SACH);
• St Luke’s ElderCare;
• St Luke’s Hospital (SLH);
• SPD; and
• Sree Narayana Mission Home for the Aged Sick (SNM).

AMK – THK received 61 Star, 81 Gold and 140 Silver Awards.
ECON received two Gold and 31 Silver Awards. (photo credit: SingHealth)
HNF received three Star, 11 Gold and nine Silver Awards. (photo credit: SingHealth)
KWSH received seven Gold and 18 Silver Awards.
MFT received 23 Silver Awards.
NKF received one Gold and nine Silver Awards.
NTUC Health received 19 Silver Awards.
OVNH received 23 Silver Awards.
RCH received four Star, 33 Gold and 123 Silver Awards. (photo credit: SingHealth)
SACH received six Star, 18 Gold and 91 Silver Awards. (photo credit: SingHealth)
St Luke’s Eldercare received one Star and 24 Silver Awards.
SLH received two Gold and nine Silver Awards.
SPD received 12 Silver Awards.
SNM received three Silver Awards.
Yogeshwari Kunjambu, Senior Therapy Assistant, Therapy Services (Occupational Therapy), AMK – THK, received a Special Mention Award for going the extra mile for her clients.
Lingaraj Prabha, Nurse Manager, Ward 13, RCH, received a Superstar Award for her dedication towards improving client and caregiver experience.
Gelena Giselle Anandarajah, Senior Occupational Therapist, Therapy Services, AMK – THK, received a Superstar Award for initiating innovative occupational therapy programmes.
Mohamad Sharil Bin Abdul Rahim, Executive, Volunteer Management, Allied Health Department, AMK – THK, received a Superstar Award for making a positive impact on clients’ lives.
The Senior Care Centre Hand Hygiene Team from KWSH received a Best Team Merit Award (Clinical Practice Improvement) for their project on hand hygiene.
The Ztandardizerz team from RCH received a Best Team Merit Award (Clinical Practice Improvement) for their Infection Control standardisation project (photo credit: SingHealth).
The NKF Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Community Support team received a Best Team Merit Award (Service Initiative Improvement) for their early PD support project.
The SLH Advanced Care Planning (ACP) Team received a Best Team Merit Award (Service Initiative Improvement) for their project on enhancing ACP discussions.
The CAUTI Eliminators team from AMK – THK received a Best Team Award (Clinical Practice Improvement) for their project on catheter-associated urinary tract infections.
The Lean and Design Project Team from RCH received a Best Team Award (Service Initiative Improvement) for their project that reduced the number of avoidable discharge delays.
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