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- Scope of Services

Scope of Services 


To provide counseling services for patients and their family members with emotional, family, caring, relationship problems etc. arising from illness, trauma or disabilities;

To formulate discharge plan and conduct psychosocial assessment for patients, and make referral for rehabilitation services and community resources for patients and their families;

To offer financial/material assistance e.g. waiving of medical charges, application for trust fund, referral for social security benefits, and purchase of medical appliance, etc.;

To collaborate with other medical and allied health professionals to identify persons in the community who are in need of treatment or rehabilitation services, and  to  provide  the  necessary assistance for them;

To provide group counseling services or organize seminars for patients or their families with similar problems.