Services > Seniors Services > DORCAS Home Care Service

Dorcas Home Care was started in 1998 to provide meals to homebound and frail elderly living in Chinatown. The service was later expanded to cover other homehelp service components (medical escort, personal hygiene, laundry and housekeeping) with funding support from Ministry of Health (MOH).
Objectives
  • To enable  older persons to continue to live in the community despite their frailty, and
  • To support working family members in the care of their old and frail members.
Programmes

Dorcas Home Care Service provides a unique care programme for the elderly:

  • Meals Delivery
  • Housekeeping
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Laundry washing
  • Escort for medical appointments
  • Purchasing of daily necessities
  • Befriending (free)
Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility
  • Singapore citizens or PRs
  • Age 55 and above
  • Living alone or with another frail caregiver, and is without a regular caregiver during the day

We serve the residents of southwest district, covering:

  • Queenstown
  • Commonwealth
  • Clementi
  • Buona Vista
  • Bukit Timah
  • West Coast
  • Pasir Panjang
Charges

Applicants with monthly per capita income below $950 will be subjected to a means-testing procedure to determine how much subsidy they qualify for.

Application Procedure

Applicants are referred by the medical social workers to Agency of Integrated Care (AIC) before they are channeled to us for assessment.

Contact Us
Blk 105 Jalan Bukit Merah , #01-1912
Singapore 160105
Tel: 6377 5183    Fax: 6278 8613
Email: dorcashome@pcs.org.sg
In-Charge: Mr Michael Foo
Operating Hours

Monday to Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm

(Closed on weekends and public holidays)