The flowchart below explains our Admission Application process.
There are basically two types of elderly Homes in Singapore - Sheltered Homes and Nursing Homes. St. John’s Home for Elderly Persons is a Sheltered Home, under the purview of Ministry of Social and Family Development.
2) get hardcopies of the forms from our Admin office
Criteria For Application
Applicants, regardless of race or religion, should be at least 60 years old (in exceptional circumstances, Government approval may be sought for those between 50 and 60);
They should be ADL (Activities of Daily Living)-independent and ambulant;
TWO Sponsors who are residing and working in Singapore are required;
Other criteria are stated in the common Admission Application Form of Sheltered Homes.
Guidelines for Completing the Application Form
Complete the common Admission Application Form of Sheltered Homes, including the Medical Report (Section C of the form, to be completed by a doctor). Various reports/attachments required as stated in the form are to be provided;
Complete the Resident Assessment Form (RAF, to be completed by a doctor);
Obtain and attach a Chest X-ray Report;
Complete the Sponsors Forms (appended to this document), one for each sponsor, duly signed. Statutory Declaration form is NOT required at the point of application;
Send the completed application form, chest X-ray report, medical report, RAF and sponsors’ forms to St. John’s Home For Elderly Persons.
We will inform you if your application for admission can be considered, and then invite you for an interview;
Both Sponsors must attend the interview together with the applicant;
If the applicant is on Public Assistance, the Medical Social Worker or someone assigned should attend the interview with the applicant.