Rumah Sejahtera Seri Setia

Overview

Rumah Sejahtera Seri Setia is an old folk’s home that is partially subsidised by the government in Petaling Jaya. There are about 60 elderly citizens ageing from 60 to 100 years old. It is a four-storey building with the first and second floors being shared bedrooms for male folks, while the third floor is for female folks, and the ground floor and top floor for public multipurpose areas. Most of the old folks are single and unmarried. Some of them are bedridden as they are too weak and old while the rest are physically independent. Most of the old folks communicate in Hakka, Cantonese and Mandarin. There are 2 caretakers who manage the house and 1 chef who prepare the meals.

Activities Done:

  1. Medical screening for chronic illnesses
  2. Medication counselling
  3. Cataract examination and counselling

Find out more about the care of the elderly project


Objectives

Rumah Sejahtera Seri Setia

Target Audience

  • Elderly residents and caregivers

 

IMU Cares Integration with MPU (U4) Module

Many student groups have been conducting community service projects at existing IMU Cares Community Partners as part of their MPU (U4) project. Find below the list of activities that students can undertake as part of their MPU (U4) project. Each student group may select one of the following:

Health screening activity and follow up visit

Health awareness activity (physical activity, hygiene, Nutrition, medication)

Medication management activity (medication storage, disposal, proper usage)

 

Project Details

If you are interested to know more or have any enquiries on this project, kindly drop an email to the project leader below.

Project Leader: Dr Jithendra Panneerselvam
Contact Detail: jithendra@imu.edu.my

Serving the community is a manifestation of the University's core values but also as part of experiential learning, generally, a very effective form of learning - Walking the Talk.

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