COMMUNITY

INTERVENTION TEAM

The COMmunity Intervention Team (COMIT) is based in the community to provide psycho-social therapeutic intervention for persons with mental health issues (PMHI) and support their caregivers so they can live well at home and in the community. Services provided by COMIT include:

 

  • Individualised intervention plans for clients
  • Counselling and other psycho-social therapy for clients and caregivers
  • Case management and service coordination for clients
  • Support and encouragement for clients and caregivers via home visits

 

Admission Criteria

    • Singaporean or Permanent Resident between 18 and 65 years old
    • Diagnosed with psychiatric condition(s) that has been stabilized, and is on regular medications and psychiatric follow-up
    • No history of substance abuse, such as drug, inhalant and alcohol, in the last two (2) years
    • No suicide attempt(s) and self-harm acts within the last three (3) months
    • No severe aggressive behavior which may pose a threat to others
    • No diagnosis of dementia

Note for Persons Who Have Not Been Formally Diagnosed For Mental Health Issues:

  • Assessment will be done by the COMIT Counsellor and referred to appropriate agencies for further treatment and follow-up.
  • Persons will be discharged upon successful referral to relevant agencies.
  • May be accepted to be followed up by COMIT if appropriate

 

Admission Process

  • Referral form to be duly completed by referral agency, preferably by general practitioner from mental health clinic or a hospital. Referrals can also from social service agencies, schools, police, community organisations, family members or self.
  • COMIT Counsellor will contact the person/caregiver within 36 working hours from the time referral is received.
  • Assessment will be conducted to assess suitability for COMIT service and referral source will be notified on the outcome.
  • Referrals with no psychiatric input will be advised to see a psychiatrist so as to understand the person’s psychiatric condition and also the need for medications.

 

Fees

  • Nil

AVAILABLE AT

ACC-BB Community Intervention Team

Anglican Care Centre (Bukit Batok)

Blk 267 Bukit Batok East Avenue 4
#01-206
Singapore 650267

6562 4881

ACC-PR Community Intervention Team

Anglican Care Centre (Pasir Ris)

Blk 534 Pasir Ris Drive 1
#01-266
Singapore 510534

6584 4633

ACC-YS Community Intervention Team

Anglican Care Centre (Yishun)

Blk 707 Yishun Avenue 5
#01-36
Singapore 760707

6753 5311