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Project Carer Matters presents Caregiver Programs

Synopsis

Caregiving often involves time, commitment and sacrifice.

Project Carer Matters is an initiative by TTSH Nursing Service to build a training and support network for family caregivers of older adults. These sessions aim to help family caregivers to better manage their loved ones at home. Here are some programmes lined up this March 2021.

  • The CARERS program is adapted from Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada and specially tailored for family caregivers caring for persons with dementia. Caregivers will learn in-depth problem solving skills and practical approaches through simulation sessions in this 8-week program.
  • The Understanding Dementia and Self Care topics are single sessions, conducted online.

Sign up at this link (sessions are fully subsidised).

Date / Time
24th, 27th and 30th March 2021 / Time to be announced
Duration
Sessions run from 1 session to 8 sessions and runs from 2 hours to 90 minutes depending on the course.
Venue
Online via ZOOM.
Description
24th March 2021 CARERS

This program provides education, support and skills training to family caregivers of persons with dementia. It focuses on problem solving skills and practical approaches, using role play.

2 hours per week, 8 weeks
27th March 2021 Understanding Dementia

This program provides education on dementia, will help caregivers understand the nature of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) and teach basic skills to manage challenging behaviours.

90 min, 1 session
30th March 2021 Self Care

This program aims to empower family caregivers to recognize the importance of self-care and learn applicable self-care tips.

90 min, 1 session
Event Category
Public Events
Contact Person
Project Carers
Contact No.
96460357
Event Fees
Free
2021/03/10
2019/05/15
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