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Basic Home Care Skills

Basic Home Care Skills

Basic Home Care Skills

(Home-Based)

Introduction

This course provides necessary techniques and knowledge on how a caregiver can provide quality care while ensuring a comfortable environment for both the care recipient and the caregiver.

Course Outline

  • Understanding basic and effective communication methods between caregivers and care recipients.
  • Recognising early warning signs of health issues and illnesses (such as dementia), ways to check for basic vital signs and managements of chronic illnesses.
  • Maintaining personal hygiene of both caregiver and care recipient.
  • Mastering movement and mobility skills including proper bathing techniques and lift-and-carry techniques.
  • Understanding feeding, medicinal and waste management techniques.

Course Duration

2 Hours

Course Fees

Original Course Fee: $200.00

After $190 Caregiver Training Grant (CTG) Subsidy: $10.00*

*Subject to eligibility and the remaining amount of the care recipient’s CTG which is capped at $200 per calendar year

Venue

Care recipient’s place of residence.

More Information

How to Qualify:

  • The care recipient must be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • The care recipient must be aged 65 and older, OR have a disability as assessed by a doctor.
  • The caregiver must be the person in charge of caring for the care recipient. This can include family members and foreign domestic workers.
  • The caregiver must complete the training course and receive a certificate of attendance if there is one.

 

Basic Home Care Skills

(Classroom Based)

Introduction

This training programme is to equip caregivers with the necessary basic knowledge and skills to assist the elderly or disabled persons at home with their Activities of Daily Living. Caregivers will learn skills on how to communicate effectively with the elderlies and better manage the care recipient health through health education.

Course Outline

  • Communicate effectively with care recipient and identify physical vital signs of care recipient.
  • Perform various techniques such as feeding, hygiene care, hand wash, movement & mobility for care recipient, and proper waste elimination for care recipient.
  • Implement proper health management such as health literacy, health education, and medication management for care recipient. 

Course Duration

7 Hours (6 hours classroom contact and 1 hour competency assessment)

Course Fees

Original Course Fee: $135.00

After $125 Caregiver Training Grant (CTG) Subsidy: $10.00*

*Subject to eligibility and the remaining amount of the care recipient’s CTG which is capped at $200 per calendar year

Venue

Please contact Assure Safety for more information on the venue

More Information

How to Qualify:

  • The care recipient must be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident (with a parent, child or spouse who is a Singapore Citizen).
  • The care recipient must be aged 65 and older, OR have a disability as assessed by a doctor.
  • The caregiver must be the person in charge of caring for the care recipient. This can include family members and foreign domestic workers.
  • The caregiver must complete the training course.

 

 

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