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Care and Support for Elderly at Home

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Want to learn more about how to better care for an elderly loved one? Or do you have elderly family members with special needs but do not know where to begin?
This course aims to educate participants about frailty and its components and equip them with knowledge, skills, coping strategies, and care-management techniques to care for the elderly at home and in the community.

 

In this packaged course, attend the comprehensive core package or take your pick of 2 or more modules from the various topics available. 

 

Packaged Course fees from $27.22* (usual: from $30.24)

 

Available topics: 

Topic 1: Physical Health (5 modules available)

P1 The Co-Existence of Frailty and Independence for the Elderly

P2 Am I Doing It Right? Preparation for the Medical Appointment

P3 Medication Management for the Elderly

P4 What is Enough? Nutrition & Supplements

P5 Falls Risk Prevention & Use of Ambulatory Aids

 

Topic 2: Emotional and Mental Health (4 modules available)

E1 Coming to Terms with the Prognosis

E2 Emotional Issues in the Elderly

E3 Insomnia in the Elderly

E4 Tele-Health Services

 

Topic 3: Social Health (2 modules available)

S1 Navigation of Healthcare Resources in Singapore

S2 Right-Siting the Frail Elderly/Choosing Appropriate Healthcare Services

 

Topic 4: Financial and Self-Management (2 modules available)

F1 Understanding the 3Ms (Medisave, Medishield, Medifund) and Other Healthcare Subsidies

F2 Medical and Financial Directives in Singapore

 

Option 1: Core Package ($33.48)

P3 Medication Management for the Elderly

P4 What is Enough? Nutrition & Supplements

P5 Fall Risk Prevention & Use of Ambulatory Aids

E2 Emotional Issues in the Elderly

F2 Beginners' Guide to Medical & Financial Directives in Singapore

 

Option 2: Twin A Package ($14.04)

Choose any two modules from the following topics: Physical Health, Social Health or Financial and Self Management

 

Option 3: Twin B Package ($16.20)

Choose one module from the following topics: Physical Health, Social Health or Financial and Self Management and choose one module from Topic 2: Emotional and Mental Health

 

Option 4: Twin C Package ($18.36)

Choose any two modules from Topic 2: Emotional and Mental Health

 

Courses:

  1. H.O.P.E (Holistic Care for the Older PErson) (Core)
    This course aims to help participants understand frailty and care management techniques to care for the elderly at home. Modules revolve around the elderly's physical, emotional, mental, social, financial and spiritual health. Sessions include Medication Management; Nutrition & Supplements; Falls Risk Prevention & Use of Ambulatory Aids; Emotional Issues in the Elderly; and Medical and Financial Directives in Singapore.
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  2. H.O.P.E (Holistic Care for the Older PErson) (Twin A)
    H.O.P.E is a weekly lunch-time series to help participants understand frailty and care management techniques to care for the elderly at home. Twin A includes topics such as Preparation for the Medical Appointment; Falls Risk Prevention & Use of Ambulatory Aids; Navigation of Healthcare Resources in Singapore and Medical and Financial Directives in Singapore.
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  3. H.O.P.E (Holistic Care for the Older PErson) (Twin B)
    H.O.P.E is a weekly lunch-time series to help participants understand frailty and care management techniques to care for the elderly at home. Twin B includes topics such as Understanding the 3Ms (Medisave, Medishield, Medifund) and Other Healthcare Subsidies; Medical and Financial Directives in Singapore; Insomnia in the Elderly (Emotional and Mental Health 3) amongst others.
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  4. H.O.P.E (Holistic Care for the Older PErson) (Twin C)
    H.O.P.E is a weekly lunch-time series to help participants understand frailty and care management techniques to care for the elderly at home. Twin C includes topics such as Coming to Terms with the Prognosis; Emotional Issues in the Elderly; Insomnia in the Elderly and Tele-Health Services.
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Package Details

Package Fee S$27.22 (usual: from $30.24)

Provider

Primary Care Academy

Email

secretariat@pca.sg

Duration

From 8 hours

Contact

6496 6127 / 6496 6683


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Course information is accurate as provided by course provider on 11 May 2022. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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