KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital organised a Mini Health Carnival especially for the residents and club members of Meru Valley Resort, at the Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy Centre.
The objective of the event was to cultivate a healthy lifestyle through health screenings, activities, materials, demonstrations and the latest information. Besides, the carnival also focused on motivating the participants to make positive health behaviour changes and share self-care practices.
Amongst the activities held were blood pressure and random blood glucose screening, postural awareness, 3-minute step test, cooking demonstration, Body Mass Index (BMI), diet counselling, eye screening, consultation from resident consultants from various disciplines, namely, orthopaedics, obstetrics & gynaecology (O&G) and paediatrics.
All screenings at the Carnival were made available free of charge. The event started from 8.30am and ended at noon.
Meru Valley Resort now has the first ever community-based health centre providing a comprehensive range of services, encompassing a medical clinic, home nursing, rehabilitation and physiotherapy services, following the signing of a Collaboration Agreement between KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital and Meru Valley Resort Berhad.