Resources

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Resources
List of Services for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers
Display 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? 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. Part 1: Knowing Dementia Part 2: Planning Care Part 3: Providing Care Part 4: Caring for Yourself
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

• 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 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.
Dementia-Friendly Singapore
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