Dementia Care in Singapore

Dementia Care Services

Dementia represents a major public health concern in Singapore and worldwide. Dementia is not part of normal ageing. This is a medical condition that causes brain cells to die at a faster rate than normal. The resulting progressive cognitive decline leads to increasing difficulties in coping with everyday activities. A common symptom is poor short-term memory. Dementia has the effects of ability to remember things, think clearly, communicate with others, and to care for ourselves. Dementia patient has irregular behaviours and communication difficulties which make caregiving become challenging. Therefore the demand of dementia caregivers Singapore rise rapidly. As people age, many suffer from dementia which makes them forget things.  Caring for an elder with dementia is extremely challenging and requires a special skillset which this course has been designed to provide.  Dementia care is not something to be taken lightly. On the average, a dementia patient lives four to eight years after diagnosis but can live as long as 20 years.

Below is a checklist of symptoms of dementia:

  • Problem with recent memory

  • Problem with visual perception

  • Changes in mood, behaviour & personality

  • Withdrawal from hobbies & activities

  • Misplacing things

  • Confused with places and time

  • Difficulties in planning and thinking

  • Difficulties in communication

  • Difficulties in completing familiar task

  • Poor judgement & impaired social behaviour

1.Care provide caregivers for dementia patients in Singapore. 1.Care have a pool of professional team of Dementia Caregivers that able to understand the cultural norms and speak common language with your loved ones. 1.Care’s Nurse trainers are specialised in Dementia Care. We do have several effective treatments that can help manage the symptoms and improve quality of life for the dementia patient by our trained caregivers. We carry out activities of daily living training for the elderly with dementia to encourage independence in the community. This is to allows the elderly to enjoy the quality life with their loved ones. Our caregivers of dementia patients aim to provide best companionship and help in improving patient’s mood. 

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