Home-based Respite Care (HBRC) aims to support caregivers of patients on home palliative care, to help caregivers cope with their loved ones’ care needs, and relieve their stress for a time-limited period.
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home palliative care.
HBRC provides an interim caregiver (referring to a care staff from a service provider) to care for their loved one at home. The scope includes:
As prescribed by a registered therapist
Each care recipient can use up to 30 single shifts in a lifetime. Each application must be for a minimum of 6 single shifts. Government subsidies for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents are available.
HBRC applicant must be a caregiver
Caregivers may apply for HBRC through their home palliative care providers, who will perform the necessary clinical and psycho-social assessments to support the application.
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