Caregiving is a constant learning 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 training facilities.
Typical subjects covered in such training may include:
To support new caregivers in your journey, AIC has developed these comprehensive courses.
The sets of
C courses are individually designed to suit the appropriate care needs of your loved one who is frail but
Ambulant (Set A), or
Bedbound (Set B), or wheelChair bound (Set C).
Based on your choice, you may sign up for any of the
4-hour course to learn how to support the respective general caregiving needs according to their mobility status. Each course is designed to equip caregivers with practical knowledge and techniques to provide safe and optimal personal care. Examples of general caregiving topics include assisting in Activities of Daily Living, safe eldercare practices such as fall prevention, administration of medication, emergency preparedness and other topics essential for providing caregiving in home setting.
This course is designed for comprehensive learning at basic level suited for the higher care needs of your loved ones who may be frail with functional dependence associated with their advance age and/or health condition.
The training duration of
17 hours allows for more in-depth learning of knowledge and practice of skills designed for assisting in Activities of Daily Living, safe and optimal eldercare practices such as fall prevention, administration of medication emergency preparedness and other topics essential for providing personal care in the home setting.
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.
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.
The Eldercarer Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Scheme enables you to hire a pre-trained FDW who has undergone comprehensive training in eldercare. This ensures your FDW is equipped with the basic skills to care for your loved one.
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
Besides training, there are guides where you can gain knowledge on caregiving too.
You can find other guides
Basic Eldercare Course
ABCs of Caregiving
Eldercarer Foreign Domestic Worker Scheme
Caregiver Training Courses E-Calendar
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