01/2018 Updates | SPD - Singapore

01/2018 Updates

My NoNNa’s Wheelchair-friendly Workplace

My NoNNa’s Wheelchair-friendly Workplace

05 January 2018

The option of being employed may seem far-fetched for some individuals with disabilities, and they may choose to remain home. Lack of social interaction outside their homes may also affect these individuals’ mental wellbeing. After witnessing a close family friend regressing in this manner, Ms Geraldine Tan decided to set up My NoNNa's to help offer a solution. My NoNNa’s is a café that is also a social enterprise that gives people with disabilities meaningful employment and trains them to prepare and serve Italian food at schools.

In Conversation with Chan Yi Ren, Speech Therapist

In Conversation with Chan Yi Ren, Speech Therapist

05 January 2018

Few may be aware of the work done by speech therapists. Here, we speak to SPD speech therapist Chan Yi Ren about the occupation.

SPD’s Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts

SPD’s Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts

05 January 2018

Giving back to the society is important. Between October and December every year, SPD’s staff take part in many different activities to reach out to, spread love and care and to make a difference in various communities around Singapore. This year, over 300 staff contributed close to 2,400 hours to help out at places such as the soup kitchen, hospice, animal shelter and homes and centres for children and the elderly. Here are some of the notable efforts by a few of the departments.