St. Andrew’s Adult Home (Sengkang) [SAAH]
Singapore’s first residential facility designed and built to meet the needs of adults with autism, SAAH provides long-term residential and respite care services that centre on three core development goals — Daily Living Skills, Communal Living Skills, Emotional Behavioural Management.
A team comprising staff nurses, nursing aides, and healthcare assistants care for the residents and are available to assist 24/7. Allied health staff, such as psychologists, therapists and social workers, work with the frontline care staff in helping the residents live dignified and meaningful lives.
Living arrangements for male and female residents are separate, with eight to nine residents in one-, two-, or three-bedder rooms in a cluster sharing common living and dining spaces. Two clusters also share activity space between the clusters.
Residents have programmes similar to those at the DAC, including light production work and other pre-vocational tasks, recreation, and activities for total wellness.
As a residential facility, SAAH operates 24/7. Visiting hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm (daily).