Community Intervention Team or, COMIT provides assessment, counselling, therapy, case management and psychoeducation support for clients with mental health issues and dementia, including their caregivers. With the assessment, the team develops individualised care plans for clients or link up the clients with other more suitable services.
Caregivers will be provided with the appropriate assessment and intervention such as psychoeducation, training, support and support group.
COMIT works closely with the Community Engagement Teams, General Practitioners, Polyclinics and other community partners to provide holistic care to clients.
It is one of the programmes under the Community Mental Health Masterplan developed by the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC), together with the Ministry of Health (MOH).
Cost may be imposed for some of the services. For eligible clients, the service providers will advise the approximate cost of service upon assessment.
About St Luke’s Hospital:
St Luke’s Hospital, named after the patron saint of the medical profession, was the first hospital in Singapore dedicated to the elderly sick.
We have expanded our services beyond the elderly to enrich more lives. An Institution of a Public Character, we care for 2,300 inpatients and 3,500 outpatients each year, regardless of race, language or religion. As illnesses may be long and chronic, we care holistically for patients’ physical, emotional and psychosocial well-being.