Resources

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Resources
Building Dementia Friendly Community
Display Building Dementia Friendly Community
Mental Health eLearning
Display Do you want to learn more about Dementia or Mental Health Conditions but don't know where to go? The Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) has developed e-learning modules on Dementia and Mental Health Conditions to equip the general public and caregivers with knowledge and skills to identify signs and symptoms, and know where to go to for help. You may click on the course titles below to be redirected to another webpage to access the e-learning courses. If you have any queries on the e-learning modules or would like to find out more on Dementia, Mental Health, or caregiving, please email us at ccmh@aic.sg
Voices of Persons Living with Dementia - Our Grandfather Story
Display In collaboration with @Our Grandfather Story, we hear from Uncle Peter and Daniel, Aunty Bee Lay and Luke, and Steven and Lai Quen, on their journey living with dementia. Watch this video to hear their voices and feel their unconditional love and support for each other. If you would like to find out more about dementia and resources, you may email us at ccmh@aic.sg or download the Dementia Friends mobile app.
#HowRU - Anthony Lim
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#HowRU - Caregiver Support Networks
Display #HowRU - Caregiver Support Networks
#HowRU - Alan Yong
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#HowRU - Angie & May
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Caregiver Support Groups
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Simple Steps to Help Your Loved One
Display Simple Steps to Help Your Loved One
#HowRU Sharing
Display Dr Colin Chong & Joyce Chong "Throughout my caregiving journey, I have kept a positive outlook. I’d rather be joyful than to be sad because it doesn’t help me. I can’t change the journey so I choose to feel happy. Would you believe that as husband and wife, we have never quarrelled before? She’s done all the good work of taking care of our three daughters and looking after the home so it’s my turn to take care of her now. Through trial and error, I found out how to take care… See More
Interacting with Persons with Dementia in the F&B Setting
Display Everyone can play a part in building a supportive community for persons with dementia and their families to live well in. All it takes is a little bit more of your patience and understanding. When you come across a person with dementia who requires assistance, remember the KIND gesture. K - Keep a Lookout I - Interact with Patience N - Notice their Needs D - Dial for help
Interacting with Persons with Dementia in the Retail Setting
Display Everyone can play a part in building a supportive community for persons with dementia and their families to live well in. All it takes is a little bit more of your patience and understanding. When you come across a person with dementia who requires assistance, remember the KIND gesture. K - Keep a Lookout I - Interact with Patience N - Notice their Needs D - Dial for help
Handy Guides
Display Here's some bite-sized information about dementia that can help you and your loved one prepare better for the future.
Remembering for the two of us by Serena Lim
Display Grandma’s lost her spectacles and needs Agnes’ help to find them. After searching high and low, Agnes finally finds them in the… freezer! What a strange place for Grandma to leave her spectacles! The family soon learns that Grandma has dementia.
Dementia Friends Campaign
Display See our new Dementia Friends Campaign collaterals here and here. The Dementia Friends campaign aims to highlight the unchanging personal relationship between persons with dementia and their friends and family members. Even with a diagnosis of dementia, our loved ones are able to continue life as usual, and enjoy the same food and activities they did before the diagnosis.
Keen to volunteer?
Display There are volunteering opportunities by our community partners such as the Alzheimer’s Disease Association, Brahm Centre, Montfort Care etc. If you would like to volunteer, you may contact the community partners directly. You may also click here to fill up the Volunteering Interest Form. We will link you up with community partners near to you and inform you about available volunteering opportunities by AIC. Thank you for your interest in supporting persons with dementia and their loved ones!
Mind Matters directory listing
Display To find out more about upcoming government initiatives to support caregivers, click here.

There are many services available to support persons with dementia and their caregivers. Click this link for a full listing of existing services nationwide.
Commonly Asked Questions
Display What is the Dementia Friends app about and how do you use it? Check out this flyer for a short overview or read this to have your commonly asked questions answered.
Guide to Caring for Persons with Dementia
Display Are you caring for your loved one with dementia? Read our comprehensive guide to caregiving for persons with dementia, arranged in 4 parts to help you along in your caregiving journey. They are available in all 4 languages - English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil.

English
Part 1: Knowing Dementia
Part 2: Planning Care
Part 3: Providing Care
Part 4: Caring for Yourself

Chinese
Part 1: 了解失智症,建设失智友善新加坡
Part 2: 看护规划
Part 3: 提供看护
Part 4: 关爱自己

Malay
Part 1: Kenali Demensia Dan Membina Singapura Yang Mesra Demensia
Part 2: Perancangan Penjagaan
Part 3: Penyediaan Penjagaan
Part 4: Penjagaan Diri

Tamil
Part 1: மூைளத்தளர்ச்சிேநாையஅறிதல்மற்று ம்மூைளத்தளர்ச்சிக்குஆதரவளிக்கும் சிங்கப்பூைரகட்டைமத்தல்
Part 2: பராமரிப்ைபத்திட்டமிடுதல்
Part 3: பராமரிப்புவழங்குதல்
Part 4: உங்கைளப்பராமரித்துக்ெகா ள்ளுதல்

Tips for Managing Wandering Behaviour
Display Regardless of the stage of dementia, wandering behaviour is common in persons with dementia, as they may become disorientated or confused at times. Such behaviour is a safety concern and can be challenging to manage. Read our guide to understand why it happens, how to prevent it and how to prepare yourself, should your loved one get lost.
Questions on Caregiving?
Display To support you in caring for your loved ones, we have come up with a list of top 20 questions which caregivers commonly ask. Download the list here.
Knowing Dementia and Tips for Caregiving
Display Do you know the signs of dementia and how to reduce the risk of dementia? If you are a caregiver, what are the activities you can do to engage your loved one and are you caring enough for yourself?
Want to know more?
Download our Resource Kit for caregivers of loved ones with dementia.
Financial Schemes
Display There are financial schemes available for persons with dementia and their caregivers.

1. Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS)

2. Seniors’ Mobility and Enabling Fund (SMF)

3. Pioneer Generation Disability Assistance Scheme (PioneerDAS)

4. Caregivers Training Grant (CTG)

5. Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concession for Persons with Disabilities

6. Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Grant

Understanding Dementia
Display • The Knowing Dementia Brochure provides a quick summary of the signs and symptoms of dementia and the KIND and CARE communication skills. It is also available in Chinese, Malay, and Tamil languages.

• Here’s a guide to understanding dementia, produced by the Health Promotion Board
Tips for daily living
Display • Here is a resource guide for persons caring for elderly and taking care of their activities for daily living

• The Eat Well, Live Well, Think Well recipe cards showcase local food with nutrition that will promote healthy ageing in the mind. Both Set 1 and Set 2 are available.

• Here’s a toolkit for activities that you can do with your loved one with dementia.

Advanced Care Planning
Display • Learn more about Advanced Care Planning and what it is

• You may find the Advanced Care Planning Workbook here
Caring for Yourself
Display Learn how to avoid burnout in caregivers.
Videos
Display • What do people think of our Dementia Friends mobile app? Watch this video to find out.

Knowing Dementia video produced by Dementia-Friendly Singapore showing the signs and symptoms of dementia as they might be presented in daily life.

Forget-Us-Not video by Lien Foundation, illustrates a dementia-friendly community in Chong Pang.

• A prize-winning video titled ‘Going Home’ produced by Vinn Bay and Tee Boon Leng for a video competition as part of the ADI (Alzheimer's Disease International) conference in March 2009.

Lowering your risk of dementia can be as simple as ABCD!

• By caregivers, for caregivers: This series of bite-sized videos shares real-life strategies and valuable techniques on how to deal with common concerns in persons with dementia. Created by the Lien Foundation and Alzheimer's Disease Association.

• This exercise video will give you some ideas for exercises you can do with your elderly family members. It works even with wheelchair bound loved ones. Exercises can help maintain or improve a person’s strength and flexibility after a stroke. Apart from the improving physical health, exercises can also have cognitive benefits, possibly reducing the risk of developing vascular dementia or having another stroke.

Watch the entire series that will cover exercises to target major body parts. For each body part, there will be suggested exercises with step-by-step instructions for you to assist their loved ones to participate. Active participation from your loved ones will make it fun and interactive. For instance, you can take turns to do the counting during the exercises.

Always consult your physician before trying out these exercises.

These videos were produced in collaboration with National University Hospital.

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