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​​​​​​​​​​Training For Caregivers

Caregiving is a constant lear​​ning experience. If you have never been a caregiver before, you may feel stressed or unprepared to take care of your loved one. There are knowledge and skills which you can learn to create a safe and supportive environment for your loved one. Training can be conducted at your home or at train​ing facilities.


Skills You Can Learn via Caregiver Training

Typical subjects covered in such training may include:

  • Recognising early warning signs of health issues and illnesses (such as dementia), how to check for basic vital signs and management of chronic illnesses.
  • Courses relating to specific diseases like Dementia and Stroke.
  • Personal care techniques, including proper bathing techniques and lift-and-carry technique
  • Nursing skills like tube feeding, catheter care, and tracheostomy care.
  • Courses on emotional coping: How to access and take advantage of local resources for both the caregiver and the care recipient Maintaining one's health and wellbeing as a caregiver.

To support new caregivers in your journey, AIC have developed three comprehensive courses:

You can also find out other available training courses via our Training Calendar.


Sign Up for Caregiver Training

Sign up for caregiver training to help you better care for your loved ones. Choose based on the topic, provider, even the mode of learning that best meets your needs. View the full list at Caregiver Training Courses e-Calendar.


Caregiver Training Support Schemes

Caregiving Training Grant

If you are currently caring for a loved one, you may apply for the Caregivers Training Grant (CTG), which provides subsidies for your course fees. It is a $200 annual subsidy that allows caregivers to attend approved courses to care for their loved ones better. Find out more here.

Other Financial Assistances & Support

  • There are other financial assistances provided such as Daily Assistance Living, Mobility Assistance and Medical Fees Assistance. Find out more here.

  • Besides visiting our Financial Assistance section to learn about financial support for seniors and caregivers, here are some additional areas of support.

  • If you or a family member has a disability, you can receive financial aid and other assistance here.

  • For other financial assistance and schemes, find out here.

Further Reading

Learn how to better care for your loved ones with mental health issues from Caregivers-to-Caregivers Training Programme (C2C). Find out more about mental health learnings here.


Caregiving Guides

Besides training, there are guides where you can gain knowledge on caregiving too.



Learn More

Find the course that best meets your needs.

Caregiver Training:
Basic Eldercare Course

Caregiver Training:
ABCs of Caregiving

Caregiver Training Courses
E-Calendar

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