Caregiving

A community of care

A community of care

6 April 2017 / Caregiving / No comments

The Silver Caregivers Co-operative launches a mentor-mentee programme so new caregivers don’t have to walk alone.

 
Patient, caregiver & volunteer

Patient, caregiver & volunteer

9 February 2017 / Caregiving / No comments

Michael Wong, a recipient of the 2016 Singapore Patient Caregiver Award, is a cancer survivor who juggles his roles as a volunteer at TTSH and caregiving his wife who has dementia.

 
Asian meals for those with dysphagia

Asian meals for those with dysphagia

22 September 2016 / Caregiving / No comments

Changi General Hospital is working with Health Food Matters to produce and market meals in the Asia-Pacific region.

 
Diapers in a jiffy

Diapers in a jiffy

11 September 2016 / Caregiving / No comments

Looking for an easier, more convenient way to buy diapers and to buy in bulk? There are a number of local online companies that help you do just that.

 
Activities to engage those with dementia

Activities to engage those with dementia

26 May 2016 / Caregiving / 1 comment

With dementia rising, caregivers need all the ideas they can to continue to engage their carers and stimulate their minds.

 
Unsung heroes

Unsung heroes

4 November 2015 / Caregiving / 1 comment

The inaugural Singapore Patient Action Awards highlight the sacrifices and tough journey caregivers go through.

 
A little care for silver caregivers

A little care for silver caregivers

26 October 2015 / Caregiving / 2 comments

To address a growing pool of caregivers looking after their ageing parents, a cooperative has been set up to give them much-needed support.

 
A little help

A little help

22 October 2015 / Caregiving / No comments

NTUC Health offers a number of services at home to caregivers who need some support.

 
Dementia activities for your loved one

Dementia activities for your loved one

25 August 2015 / Caregiving / 2 comments

Six options to encourage engagement.

 
Finding respite at night

Finding respite at night

11 August 2015 / Caregiving / No comments

The only programme in Singapore that offers a night care service for those with dementia in a nursing home setting, the programme provides activities to clients and respite for caregivers.