The Paramount Chief of the Kelabits,Gerawat Aren@ Ngimat Ayu passed away recently after three years of challenging times with cancer.     The Palliative Care of Miri was with him and his family for part of the journey. He was a brave fighter and so were his family members who took great care of him, flying from Bario to Miri, from Miri to Kuching for the best of care. The Palliative Care Centre in Miri is grateful for a special morning with the family...
http://www.theborneopost.com/2013/07/14/providing-good-quality-of-life/ HELPING OUT: Madam Pui gives massage to the elderly at the centre every Tuesday. YOU need to give your mother the best comfort and peace. Take her home and make her feel good. Doreen (not her real name) did not take the advice of her mother’s doctor well and she broke down. She was alone with no siblings to help her, being a single and unmarried child. Her mother was already between sleeping and...
Dr. Loh gave a talk on Palliative Care to Shell Retirees during their meeting on 16th July 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. The meeting was held at Kelab Petroleum,
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On 14th Sept 2013, the Palliative Care Organisation of Miri will be manning a booth at the annual Curtin Open Day in Miri. Supporters and Well Wishers are welcome to rally around. See you
July 23, 2013 : | 0 Comments
It is fairly convenient for the volunteers to have a short informal meeting at the Centre on a Tuesday morning. Here the group gets together to discuss informally before the actual  Committee Meeting on Friday, 16th August, 2013 (noon) at the Imperial Hotel. The  Annual Charity Half Marathon Relay will be held on Saturday , the 28th of September 2013. This Relay is organized jointly by Palliative Care Association of Miri (PCAM) and Piasau Boat Club (PBC). All of the...
Palliative Care Association of Miri held its AGM on 24th March 2013 PCAM is pleased to announce our office bearers for 2013 President: Dr Loh Yunn Hua (Retained) Vice President: Sister Elizabeth Sim (Retained) Tresurer: Richard Wong Secretary: Vivian Sheila Assistant Secretary: Lucy Siew Committe Members Jacke Buri Veronica Wong Mary Voon Jacke Buri will continue her role as PCAM Coordinator Congratulations to all and wishing all a successful  and active...
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Isn't it nice to get a surprise "party"? Well on Tuesday, 9th July, a volunteer sister, Lucy, brought a surpirse. The cooking from the simple kitchen in the Centre filled the whole centre and when Veronica breezed into the living room, in the usual cheery self and wide smile, she did not know anything about what was going on. Every one had...
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Every Tuesday we open our centre to palliative patients who need care and a few precious moments of support. Our volunteers like Madam Pui extends her massage service to the patients who drop by for an hour or two. The centre is opened from 8 to 12 on Tuesdays. Volunteers also have sisterly quality time together. We encourage each other and share knowledge. Being a volunteer, one has to be happy and ever willing to serve others. In this way we also make our own lives...
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A Palliative Care Foundation Workshop was held in Kuala Lumpur from 25th to 28th May. Our ever cheerful and soft spoken nurse Nurlissa , nurse Melissa and volunteer nurse Lucy Siew attended. It was a good workshop and she benefitted from it. They will definitely practise what they learned from the workshop. We hope to read their short report soon. Watch this
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The very exciting and successful 64 table Annual Charity Dinner was held at East Wood Hotel in Miri. All dances and songs performed were well received by the well wishers. The food was enjoyable and many of the dinner guests took to the floor to enjoy zumba, ball room dancing and line dancing. Our guest of honor was Puan Sri Ruby Chin . She gave a very inspiring speech . More video clips will be put up . Watch this