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Whether you are a caregiver, a person living with dementia (PLWD), or know a caregiver or PLWD, we hope that you can find some inspiration and helpful tips.
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I keep forgetting whether I locked my door. Do I have dementia? How was it like to get a diagnosis? What treatments are available? In the first episode of our 6-part series “All About Dementia – Ask the Experts”, Dr Chen Shiling and Ms Emily Ong answer questions related to dementia diagnosis and treatment.
Care For Yourself
Understanding Dementia eLearning
Mind Matters Resource Directory Listings
I am worried about finances as my father’s medical expenses rise. What can I do? Does my mum who has dementia qualify for an LPA? Can someone living with dementia write a will? Do you have some tips to prevent financial abuse? In the second episode of our 6-part series “All About Dementia – Ask the Experts”, Mr Yue-En Chong answer questions related to finances and legal planning.
Professional Deputy Registration Form
Legal Aid Bureau
Resources From Office Of The Public Guardian
What are the changes that dementia brings that may impact on communication? What are some words to avoid? Does talking speed, words you use and body language matter when speaking to a person living with dementia? In the third episode of our 6-part series “All About Dementia – Ask the Experts”, Ms Michelle Ong and Mr Anjang Rosli answer questions related to communicating with person living with dementia.
Helping Children Understand Dementia
Be A Dementia Friend — Dementia-Friendly Singapore
How can I engage my loved one to keep them mentally active? Can my loved one continue what they love to do? My father is unable to shower by himself. How can I help yet respecting his privacy? My mother often leaves the house by herself. What resources can I use if she wanders? In the fourth episode of our 6-part series “All About Dementia – Ask the Experts”, Ms Low Mui Lang answer questions related to managing the daily activities for person living with dementia (PLWD).
Activities Of Daily Living
Caregivers Guide For PLWD Who Wander
HAD Activity Booklet 2 — My Home
Why do people living with dementia have changes in their behaviour? What can the caregiver do to deal with all these changes? I suspect my mother has dementia but she refuses to visit the doctor. My father refuses to take his medication. What should I do? In the fifth episode of our 6-part series “All About Dementia – Ask the Experts”, Dr Ng Wai Chong answer questions related to managing the behaviour changes of person living with dementia.
How To Address Aggression
How To Address Wandering Behaviour
Mind Matters Resource Directory Listings
Understanding Dementia e-Learning
What are the signs of caregiver stress? I am not comfortable discussing my challenges with family and friends. Who else can I talk to? I need a break from caregiving but I feel guilty. What should I do? In the last episode of our 6-part series “All About Dementia – Ask the Experts”, Ms Sharon Gan & Mr Richard Ashworth answer questions related to self-care for caregivers.
Caring For Yourself
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Top 5 Dementia Resources
Supporting your caregiving journey
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Living with Dementia - Knowing Dementia
A comprehensive guide to caregiving for persons with dementia, arranged in 4 parts to help caregivers along in their journey.
Living with Dementia - Caring for Yourself
Living With Dementia - Planning Care
Living with Dementia - Providing Care
Directory Listing of Dementia Caregiver Support Services
Download the listing for dementia caregiver support services and respite services to help you along your journey.
Remembering For The Two Of Us
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Let's Build a Caring and Dementia-Friendly Singapore Together!
Did you know that by 2030, over 152,000 people in Singapore are projected to live with dementia? Download the DFSG accordion card to learn about dementia and how you can play a part to support persons living with dementia and their caregivers.
Lend a Helping Hand, Be a Dementia Friend
The Dementia-Friendly Singapore (DFSG) initiative
aims to build a caring and inclusive society to support persons living with dementia to age in place. Download the DFSG brochure to find out how you can become a Dementia Friend and play a part!
Dementia Tips In Caring For Persons With Dementia
A compilation of infographics developed during COVID to support caregivers
Six Principles of Dementia-Friendly Neighbourhood
By Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)This document outlines some guiding principles and features that are useful for making outdoor spaces and environments more friendly and welcoming to people living with dementia in the community.
Elderly-and-Dementia-Inclusive Environment Guide
An AIC-NYP Collaboration.
Looking to the Future
This guide serves as an update and expansion of the 2016 “Looking to the Future – Designing and Managing Residential Facilities for People with Dementia”. Through this guide, we aim to empower community care organisations on enhancing environment with retro-fits and minor adaptations such as choice of furniture to optimise the dementia-friendliness of the environment to enable and support the person living with dementia.
This report by the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) captures the highlights from Dementia Colabs, which facilitated the meeting of minds of over 55 stakeholders, including 14 persons living with dementia and their caregivers. It includes insights from the conversation, identified pain-points and solution spaces as well as issue champions for each opportunity area.
Dementia Eating and Communications
Word Puzzles on Dementia
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5 Ways to Reduce Risk of Dementia
Forget Us Not
HACK CARE is a catalogue of more than 240 pages of ideas to make your home a friendlier environment for you and your loved ones with dementia. It assembles practical hacks, surprising ideas, and simple tips and tricks to simplify your life as you cope with the daily challenges of caregiving, while transforming them into meaningful and enriching moments.
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e-Learning on Dementia and Mental Health
Singapore’s first one-stop resource portal on dementia, co-developed by Agency for Integrated Care and Dementia Singapore, aims to raise awareness about the condition and support persons living with dementia and their caregivers in the community.
This knowledge hub is designed for members of the community and corporations, persons living with dementia, caregivers and care professionals. You can find credible, comprehensive and up-to-date information and resources on dementia including engaging persons living with dementia, self-care, caregiving tips, services, and many more!
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