Our daily work involves engaging with patients or the public through surveys, interviews and clinical consultations. Many of our programmes are aimed at motivating patients, through information sharing and encouraging self-reflection, to consider and adopt behaviours that promote a healthy lifestyle. An educational video has been developed to inform the public and healthcare professionals about
In addition, the Centre supports significant training of healthcare professionals, specifically in motivational interviewing techniques for use in
‘Care and Support Planning’ consultations with patients.
Together with local and international partners, we developed
Heart Age Singapore, a Singapore-relevant web-based online self-assessment tool which calculates the risk of heart disease.
Further public engagement activities include: