Caregiver Training – The Basics (Home-based)

Caregiver Training – The Basics (Home-based)

This course is delivered in the comfort of your home. Caregivers can apply for the Caregivers Training Grant (CTG) awarded by the Agency of Integrated Care (AIC) that allows them to tap on an annual $200 subsidy to attend approved training courses to better care for their loved ones if they meet the eligibility criteria. This course is approved for CTG.

Suitable for Caregivers (FDW / immediate family members) of Singaporean / PR elderly who are aged 65 and above. This course helps equip caregivers with the basic and essential knowledge and skills to care for the elderly and themselves. Caregivers will also learn practical skills on the management of day to day care of the elderly. The course is customizable to cater to specialized care needs such as nasogastric tube feeding, basic wound care, and colostomy management.

Caregivers can apply for the Caregivers Training Grant (CTG) that allows them to tap on an annual $200 subsidy to attend approved training courses to better care for their loved ones if they meet the eligibility criteria. This course is approved for CTG.

Course fee before CTG – $200.00 (inclusive of GST)
Co-payment after CTG – $10 (Subject to eligibility and the remaining amount of the care recipient’s CTG which is capped at $200 per year)

Caregivers are entitled to a free on-the-spot competency assessment. Families who apply for FDW Grant and meet all the eligibility criteria will receive a monthly pay out of $120.

Topics covered:
Understanding the Aging Process
Safety and Fall Prevention
Infection Control
Mobility Assistance and Transferring Technique
Personal Hygiene and Grooming
Oral Care
Skin care and Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Toileting Assistance
Nutrition and Feeding Assistance
Medication Management
Caregiver Stress Management

Additional topics covered upon request:
Intermittent catheterization
Basic Wound Care
Nasogastric / PEG Tube Feeding
Constipation Management
Colostomy Care
Urinary Catheter Care and Management

Recommendation by our Nurse Manager:
You will learn about everything you wanted to know about home-based caregiving. Courses may also be customized to suit your specific caregiving services.

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