Dementia Singapore (formerly known as Alzheimer’s Disease Association) has launched a new competency-based certification programme, Support Persons Living With Dementia. Consisting of three modules, the course aims to impart the knowledge and skills necessary to support people living with dementia, in a variety of settings, residential and otherwise.
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Congratulations to Emily Ong, a passionate advocate who has made prominence in the global dementia community. As one of the newly-elected members on Dementia Alliance International’s (DAI) Board of Directors, she shares how her advocacy started and her hopes to make an impact for those affected by the condition.
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At Kebun Baru, the Wayfinding Project led by ADA involved the participation of people with dementia in discussions and the execution. Hear from Ms Emily Ong and Mr Anjang Rosli, who are living with young-onset dementia, as they shared their perspectives and experiences of being part of the project team that spearheaded the iconic murals in Kebun Baru.
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One of the chief reasons why stigma is rife when it comes to dementia is misinformation and misconception. We dispel some of the more common myths about young onset dementia and hopefully shed enough light on it to allow you to reframe your idea of the condition.
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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Voices for Hope programme continues to coach persons with dementia and care partners, giving them a boost in their confidence as they actively contribute to the community through their stories and sentiments.
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As part of a new initiative to better support caregivers’ needs and well-being, in December 2020, ADA’s Caregiver Support Services launched a new programme under its umbrella – Caregiver Support & Network.
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Despite the gloom of the pandemic still shrouding the world in 2021, generous individuals and companies are doing their utmost to spread the spirit of social good and cheer to the dementia community.