Stories

Happy and sad because some of them could not hear or see. I am glad that I could at least help them with the activity....read more
Student Volunteer
1Jn3:18 ‘My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.’ This was in our hearts when we started serving in the community. When the Church asked for volunteers to befriend......read more
Eliska Ho
When I first became a Befriender at SANH, I was worried that I would not be effective since I speak mainly English. However, I soon realized that I only need to listen to the residents more than talk, and......read more
Tarnin Thamrin
It was good to bring joy to the residents of the Saint Andrew Nursing Home, especially to those who seldom have visitors. Celebrating the various special holidays would give the residents a sense of time, with a change of......read more
Lim Eng Sin
When 1st stepped foot in the home and met the resident, felt heavy burden what can I contribute to make their stay @ the home better and happier? I knew it was not a easy task but if we......read more
Benard Tan
I did not know that I could influence people. I proved myself wrong when I encouraged an elderly to colour. I gave him time to think whether he would like to do the activity. I started colouring first because......read more
Student Volunteer
I feel very happy. I look forward to colouring and painting because there are so many colours. The elderly were not able to tell which colour they wanted so I made choices for them. I hope they liked the......read more
Student Volunteer
My first impression at St Andrew’s Nursing Home….What can we do with the residents when 85% are on wheelchair? They were also not too enthusiastic with exercises. Some even refuse to talk when I try to engage them. We......read more
Jessie Tong
Hi, I am Christina and I am currently a volunteer, conducting cooking sessions for the dementia residents at St. Andrew's Nursing Home in Buangkok (SANH). I would like to take this opportunity to share my experience. I want to......read more
Ms Christina Loy
Together with a group of like minded volunteers, we organise various activities such as monthly birthday parties, festival celebrations, snack distributions on public holidays, boss for the day and outings. I have a love one who is afflicted with......read more
Mr Yong Kwon Seng