Caring For Seniors
The guidebook is dedicated to inspire and impart knowledge, skills and experiences to staff of different Seniors Activity Centres (SACs) , so that they can be enabled to extend effective services to meet the all-compassing needs of a senior — physical, mental, social, emotional, living conditions, etc. Its contents have been produced by one of SAC pioneers in Singapore, TOUCH Seniors Activity Centre, which opened in 1998.
The Better Me
Mental Health Matters
“Doctor, We Are Ready For Home”
- Overview of the healthcare system in Singapore
- Sources of help and support available, ranging from the government to voluntary welfare schemes
- Costs and practical considerations such as meals for the lonely elderly, medical subsides, etc.
- How to train caregivers with practical skills
- Caregivers’ plans