DEMENTIA HELPLINE 6377 0700

Caregiver Support Group

Are you experiencing caregiver stress, seeking information on dementia care, or wanting to meet other caregivers?

 

Caregiver Support Group provides an opportunity for respite while meeting other caregivers in a similar situation to share caregiving experiences and practical tips, learn about dementia, and discover resources in a relaxed and safe environment.

Sessions are conducted in English for two hours (2.30pm-4.30pm), consisting of a talk by a guest speaker and a sharing session amongst caregivers. Participants are to be seated by 2.15pm.

Download our Caregiver Support and Training brochure here.


Caregiver Support Groups

DATE TOPIC VENUE
29 Apr 2017 When is it the Right Time? – Nursing Homes and Other Care Arrangements TP
13 May 2017 End of Life Care for Persons with Dementia JP
27 May 2017 How to Converse Effectively with Persons with Dementia TP
10 Jun 2017 Motivation in Caregiving TP
17 Jun 2017 Community Resources – Where Can We Go for Help? BB
8 Jul 2017 Fall Prevention and Home Safety JP
22 Jul 2017 Personal Care for Persons with Dementia TP
05 Aug 2017 What Do I Need to Know about Mental Capacity Act? ADA ARTC
19 Aug 2017 Dementia Care – What Do Caregivers Need to Know about Planning Ahead? BB
26 Aug 2017 Food and Nutrition TP
9 Sep 2017 Plan and Protect Your Interests with Lasting Power of Attorney JP


Registration

Online here
Phone: 6377 0700
Email: registration@alz.org.sg

Please note the following:

  • Please register at least two weeks before the scheduled sessions
  • Caregiver Support Group sessions are free of charge, unless otherwise stated
  • Topics and schedules are subject to change without prior notice; please check our website for updates
  • Our Caregiver Support Group is strictly for family caregivers of persons with dementia


Venues

ABBR LOCATION
ADA ARTC ADA Resource & Training Centre
70 Bendemeer Road, #06-02 Luzerne Building, Singapore 339940
BB New Horizon Centre (Bukit Batok)
Blk 511 Bukit Batok Street 5, #01-211, Singapore 650511
JP New Horizon Centre (Jurong Point)
1 Jurong West Central 2, #04-04 Jurong Point Shopping Centre, Singapore 648886
TP New Horizon Centre (Toa Payoh)
Blk 157 Toa Payoh Lorong 1, #01-1195, Singapore 310157

DATE TOPIC VENUE
22 Apr 2017 Using Innovative Activities to Engage Persons with Dementia TB
20 May 2017 Plan and Protect Your Interests with Lasting Power of Attorney TB
17 Jun 2017 Outdoor Yoga TB
15 Jul 2017 Care Management for Urinary Incontinence TB
05 Aug 2017 什么是心智能力法? ADA Caregiver Support Centre
12 Aug 2017 Time Management in Caregiving TB


Registration

Online here
Phone: 6377 0700
Email: registration@alz.org.sg

Please note the following:

  • Please register at least two weeks before the scheduled sessions
  • Caregiver Support Group sessions are free of charge, unless otherwise stated
  • Topics and schedules are subject to change without prior notice; please check our website for updates
  • Our Caregiver Support Group is strictly for family caregivers of persons with dementia


Venues

ABBR LOCATION
ADA CSC Caregiver Support Centre
70 Bendemeer Road #03-02A Luzerne Building, Singapore 339940
BB New Horizon Centre (Bukit Batok)
Blk 511 Bukit Batok Street 5, #01-211, Singapore 650511
JP New Horizon Centre (Jurong Point)
1 Jurong West Central 2, #04-04 Jurong Point Shopping Centre, Singapore 648886
TP New Horizon Centre (Toa Payoh)
Blk 157 Toa Payoh Lorong 1, #01-1195, Singapore 310157
TB New Horizon Centre (Tiong Bahru)
298 Tiong Bahru Road #10-05 Central Plaza, Singapore 168730

DATE TOPIC VENUE
8 Apr 2017 Caring for a Person with Dementia: What Can We Do? TB
29 Jul 2017 Hari Raya Celebration TB


Registration

Online here
Phone: 6377 0700
Email: registration@alz.org.sg

Please note the following:

  • Please register at least two weeks before the scheduled sessions
  • Caregiver Support Group sessions are free of charge, unless otherwise stated
  • Topics and schedules are subject to change without prior notice; please check our website for updates
  • Our Caregiver Support Group is strictly for family caregivers of persons with dementia


Venues

ABBR LOCATION
BB New Horizon Centre (Bukit Batok)
Blk 511 Bukit Batok Street 5, #01-211, Singapore 650511
JP New Horizon Centre (Jurong Point)
1 Jurong West Central 2, #04-04 Jurong Point Shopping Centre, Singapore 648886
TP New Horizon Centre (Toa Payoh)
Blk 157 Toa Payoh Lorong 1, #01-1195, Singapore 310157
TB New Horizon Centre (Tiong Bahru)
298 Tiong Bahru Road #10-05 Central Plaza, Singapore 168730


Closed Support Groups

iArt Experiential

 

Objectives

  • iArt focuses on self-care (‘i’) through art engagement (‘art’)
  • Stimulate social interaction and bonding among caregivers through creative art
  • Encourage caregivers to explore art processes to relax and gain support from one another

 

Who should attend

  • Family caregivers who are caring for their loved ones with dementia;
  • Preferably participants who have not attended any art support groups in ADA; and
  • Caregivers who can speak and comprehend English.

DATE TOPIC
21 Apr 2017 Introduction to the Benefits of Arts and Art Therapy
28 Apr 2017 Identifying Feelings
5 May 2017 Expressing Feelings
12 May 2017 Identifying Strengths
19 May 2017 Support Resources


Please note the following:

  • All sessions will be held from 2.30pm to 5pm at the Caregiver Support Centre (70 Bendemeer Road #03-02A Luzerne Building, Singapore 339940)
  • Registered caregivers are to attend all 5 sessions
  • Fees for this Closed Support Group are $40 (art materials will be provided)
  • Register and make cash payment at the Caregiver Support Centre by 7 Apr 2017

New Caregivers

 

Objectives

  • Prepare new caregivers as they embark on their caregiving journey
  • Equip new caregivers with essential skills and effective strategies to handle caregiving challenges
  • Find meaning and purpose in caregiving
  • Foster and enhance mutual support among new caregivers

 

Who should attend

  • Family caregivers who are caring for their loved ones diagnosed with dementia for 3 years or less; and
  • Caregivers who can speak and comprehend English

DATE TOPIC
8 Jul 2017 Introduction
15 Jul 2017 Navigating Community Resources and Services in Dementia Care
22 Jul 2017 Financial Planning
29 Jul 2017 Coping with Caregivers’ Emotions
5 Aug 2017 Self-care


Please note the following:

  • All sessions will be held from 10.30am to 12.30pm at the Caregiver Support Centre (70 Bendemeer Road #03-02A Luzerne Building, Singapore 339940)
  • Registered caregivers are to attend all 5 sessions
  • Register at the Caregiver Support Centre by 16 Jun 2017
  • Call 6389 5121

Other Dementia Support Groups

There are also other support groups being conducted for caregivers caring for their loved ones who have been diagnosed with dementia. It provides a good avenue for them to share their caring experiences, thoughts, concerns and feelings with other caregivers. You may contact the following hospitals to find out more: