Planning ahead may help you to better care for yourself and your loved ones. Besides planning ahead under the Go Respite pilot programme, please consider other options such as
caregiver training to equip yourself with the necessary skills and
care services to support your loved ones.
*Due to the evolving situation of COVID-19, nursing homes vacancies have been impacted. Please do consider other informal or formal option(s) e.g. centre service when planning ahead for the care of your loved one.
Finding a suitable care arrangement for your loved one takes time as you will need to consider the following:
The pre-enrolment process will guide you through questions, decide on a suitable care arrangement, and complete some necessary pre-admission applications in advance.
Go Respite is a pilot programme that encourages caregivers to plan ahead and identify a suitable respite option. As a caregiver, you can pre-enrol with your preferred senior care centre or nursing home, and complete some necessary pre-admission applications in advance. Caregivers whose loved one is successfully pre-enrolled can contact their preferred service provider directly should they require respite care.
Note: Due to the evolving situation of COVID-19, nursing homes vacancies have been impacted. Please do consider other informal or formal option(s) e.g. centre service when planning ahead for the care of your loved one. Pre-enrolment does not guarantee placement and admission to the service is subject to vacancy.
click here for the full list of participating centres and nursing homes.
Talk to your loved one and family to select a suitable respite care option, based on preferences on location, and duration of care. You
do not need to pre-enrol if your loved one is already visiting a senior day care centre. Please approach your regular day care provider should your loved one require respite care.
Shortlist your preferred respite care option and provider(s) from the
list of participating centres and nursing homes.
Sign up easily using our
new online application form
Upon submitting the completed pre-enrolment form, you will receive an acknowledgement email from AIC
Admission to the service is subject to vacancy, and patient’s medical condition is stable with no significant change from the point of pre-enrolment. For your loved one’s health and safety, if there are any changes to medical condition or functional abilities, you will need to alert the service provider and furnish the latest medical report or discharge summary, so that the service provider can assess if they are able to provide the service.
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