APCATS is a community-oriented psychogeriatric outreach service. It has two programmes: APCATS Clinical Service (CS) and Regional Eldercare Agencies Partnership (REAP).
APCATS Clinical Service (CS) provides assessments and treatments for homebound or frail elderly with mental health disorders. It aims to:
APCATS is delivered through a multidisciplinary team comprising medical officers, psychologists, geriatric-psychiatric nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and medical social workers under the supervision of a consultant geriatric psychiatrist. Its services include:
The intake inclusion criteria include clients who:
The exclusion criteria include clients who:
APCATS does not provide crisis intervention or one-off or / ad-hoc assessment.
In times of crisis, please call the IMH’s emergency services for immediate attention or the IMH 24-hour crisis hotline at (65) 6389 2222.
APCATS services are accessible to patients residing within the central region of Singapore. Patients who reside in the east and west of Singapore may seek similar services from Changi General Hospital and National University Hospital respectively.
APCATS accepts referrals that meet the criteria set by healthcare professionals, as well as by the staff of social agencies. A referral form can be downloaded using the link below. The completed form should be emailed to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. APCATS will notify the person who made the referral of the outcome.
Click here (PDF, 138 KB) for a referral form to be filled in by your healthcare professional or social agency staff.
Appropriate charges apply. Financial assistance is available, subject to a financial assessment.
Mondays to Fridays: 8 am – 5.30 pm.
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
For enquiries and charges, please contact:
Tel: 6389 2175
The APCATS – Regional Eldercare Agencies Partnership (APCATS REAP) is an extension of APCATS. It aims to:
For more info on APCATS REAP, please click here.
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