Caregiver Support Groups

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, Mandarin and Malay for two hours, consisting of a talk by guest speakers and sharing session amongst caregivers.

 

Download our Caregiver Support and Training Schedule.

 


Caregiver Support Groups

DATE TOPIC VENUE
9 Oct 2021 LPA + Deputyship Held via Zoom
16 Oct 2021 Managing Responsive Behaviours Held via Zoom
13 Nov 2021 A Reminiscence Programme for Persons with Dementia Held via Zoom
20 Nov 2021 What is Good Death? Held via Zoom
18 Dec 2021 Resiliency Workshop Held via Zoom
8 Jan 2022 Oral Hygiene in Persons with Dementia Held via Zoom
15 Jan 2022 Motivation in Caregiving Held via Zoom
19 Feb 2022 Communication: The He(ART) of Validation Held via Zoom
26 Feb 2022 Sexual Behaviours & Intimacy in Dementia Held via Zoom
12 Mar 2022 Impact of Environment on Dementia Held via Zoom
19 Mar 2022 Medications in Dementia Care Held via Zoom

Note: Resumption of physical support group sessions in 2021/2022 are subjected to guidelines. Topics and venues are subjected to change without prior notice.


Registration

Please note the following:

  • Caregiver Support Group (English) sessions are conducted from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Participants are to log in / be seated by 2.15pm
  • 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 this page for updates
  • Our Caregiver Support Group is for family caregivers of persons with dementia
  • To register, call the Dementia Helpline at 6377 0700. Alternatively, email us at registration@dementia.org.sg or register online below.

DATE TOPIC VENUE
23 Oct 2021 中医视角: 睡眠与情绪的调理
TCM to manage Sleep and Mood
Held via Zoom
27 Nov 2021 晚期失智症的 Namaste Care
Namaste Care in Late Stage Dementia
Held via Zoom
18 Dec 2021 失智症人士的口腔卫生
Oral Hygiene in Persons Living with Dementia
Held via Zoom
22 Jan 2022 与亲人一同参与艺术
Engaging in Arts with your Loved Ones
Held via Zoom
26 Mar 2022 人生之 善终、善别、善生
What is a Good Death?
Held via Zoom

注: 2021/2022年恢复实体互助小组还须遵守指导准则。主题和地点如有更改,恕不另行通知。


Registration

Please note the following:

  • Caregiver Support Group (Mandarin) sessions are conducted from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Participants are to log in / be seated by 10.15am
  • 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 this page for updates
  • Our Caregiver Support Group is strictly for family caregivers of persons with dementia
  • To register, call the Dementia Helpline at 6377 0700. Alternatively, email us at registration@dementia.org.sg or register online below.

DATE TOPIC VENUE
2 Oct 2021 Mengatasi Emosi Seorang Penjaga
Coping with Caregiving Emotions
Held via Zoom
4 Dec 2021 Menggunakan Aktiviti Inovatif untuk Berinteraksi bersama Pesakit Demensia
Using Innovative Activities to Engage People with Dementia
Held via Zoom
12 Feb 2022 Menjaga Orang yang Menghidap Demensia: Apa Perbezaan yang Boleh Kita Buat?
Caring for a Person with Dementia: What Difference Can We Make?
Held via Zoom

Nota: Sambungan semula sesi kumpulan sokongan penjaga secara fizikal pada tahun 2021/2022 tertakluk pada garis panduan. Topik dan jadual tertakluk kepada perubahan tanpa notis.


Registration

Please note the following:

  • Caregiver Support Group (Malay) sessions are conducted from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Participants are to log in / be seated by 10.15am
  • 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 this page for updates
  • Our Caregiver Support Group is strictly for family caregivers of persons with dementia
  • To register, call the Dementia Helpline at 6377 0700. Alternatively, email us at registration@dementia.org.sg or register online below.


Venues

VENUES LOCATION
CSC Caregiver Support Centre
20 Bendemeer Road, #01-02, BS Bendemeer Centre, Singapore 339914
TB Family of Wisdom (Tiong Bahru)
298 Tiong Bahru Road, #10-05, Central Plaza, Singapore 168730
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


Closed Support Groups

New Caregivers

 

Overall Objectives:

  • Enhance understanding of dementia using virtual reality (VR) technology
  • Equip new caregivers with knowledge and skills for the caregiving journey
  • Create a supportive environment for new caregivers for open discussion and foster support network between fellow caregivers

Who should attend:

  • Family caregivers who are caring for their loved ones diagnosed with dementia for 3 years or less, and
  • Able to speak and comprehend English and able to commit to attending all 5 sessions of this support group.

SESSION DATE (Saturdays) TOPIC
1 26 Feb 2022 Introduction – Who are We
2 05 Mar 2022 Experiencing EDIE: A VR Experience
3 12 Mar 2022 Knowing Dementia
4 19 Mar 2022 Communication and Activities
5 26 Mar 2022 Caregiving Emotions and Self-care

Time & Venue:
10.30am – 12.30pm
DSG Caregiver Support Services*
20 Bendemeer Road, #01-02,
BS Bendemeer Centre. Singapore 339914

*In view of COVID-19 and safe restriction measures, we are only able to finalise the details nearer to the sessions. Thank you for your understanding.

Register by:
1 Feb 2022

To register:
Call our Dementia Helpline at 6377 0700 or register online by clicking the register button below.
Alternatively, email us at registration@dementia.org.sg.
Caregiver support groups are free of charge (unless specified).


For other dementia support groups in Singapore, you may refer to HealthHub website at: healthhub.sg/a-z/support-groups-and-others/3/caregiver_support_groups  

Refer to our Care Services booklet to have an overview of our services for caregivers, and persons with dementia.

Welcome to Dementia Singapore, formerly known as Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA). Learn more about our transition.