:: CAREGIVER COURSES


1)  Activities for Daily Living (Core) ¨C Classroom & Home-based

Course Objective
Each module is specially designed with caregivers in mind. We aim to train caregivers and impart them the skills and knowledge to deliver appropriate care for their care recipients who may be individuals with special needs, the chronically ill or disabled.

Upon completion of this course, caregivers can expect to deliver the following:-

¡¤         Personal hygiene and care
¡¤         Oral feeding
¡¤         Waste management
¡¤         Ambulation and transfer
¡¤         Falls prevention
¡¤         Medication management

Course Duration
7 hours for classroom-based course
4 hours for home-based course

Who Should Attend

¡¤         Family members or foreign domestic workers (FDWs)
¡¤         *A Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon completion of the course.

Course Fee
S$140 per pax (GST included) for Classroom-based course
S$180 per pax (GST included) for Home-based course

Course Funding
Eligible caregivers can receive S$200 subsidy annually to defray the cost of training. Once exceed, the client needs to top-up or pay the full amount before course commencement instead of the co-payment of S$10

2)    Caregiver for the Elderly

Course Objective
It aims to train caregivers or foreign domestic workers to provide quality home care for elderly individuals with special needs ¨Celderly with diminished ability to care for themselves, the chronically ill or the disabled. Participants will be equipped with the practical information in taking care of elderly individuals¡¯ daily personal hygiene routines and activities of living.

Course Content
Modules conducted:

¡¤         Assisted shower
¡¤         Bed bath
¡¤         Oral toilet
¡¤         Denture care
¡¤         Transfer & handle/use of mobility aids (eg. Walking frame)
¡¤         Oral & supervised feeding
¡¤         Tube feeding
¡¤         Diaper changing
¡¤         Skin and foot care

Course Duration
2 days (14 hours)

Who Should Attend

¡¤         Family members or foreign domestic workers (FDWs)
¡¤         *A Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon completion of the course.

Course Fee
S$246.10 per pax (GST included)

Course Funding
Eligible caregivers can receive S$200 subsidy annually to defray the cost of training. Once exceed, the client needs to top-up or pay the full amount before course commencement instead of the co-payment of S$10.

3)    Diabetes Management

Course Objective
To equip caregivers with the basic skills and knowledge of diabetic management in order to provide quality diabetic care to the care recipients.

Course Content

¡¤         What is diabetes and type of diabetes
¡¤         Diabetic diet
¡¤         Eating out & food choices
¡¤         Reading food labels
¡¤         Diabetic medication
¡¤         Hypoglycaemia & hyperglycaemia
¡¤         Foot & skin care
¡¤         Sick day

Course Duration
7 hours

Who Should Attend

¡¤         Caregivers who need to actively manage, assist or take care of family members who are diabetic at home.
¡¤         *A Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon completion of the course.

Course Fee
S$246.10 per pax (GST included)

Course Funding
Eligible caregivers can receive S$200 subsidy annually to defray the cost of training. Once exceed, the client needs to top-up or pay the full amount before course commencement instead of the co-payment of S$10.

4)    Fall Prevention

Course Objective
This course aims to equip participants with the knowledge of the common conditions affecting movement, the contributing factors, effects of falls and fall risk preventive measures.

Course Content

¡¤         Introduction to topic
¡¤         Definition of fall
¡¤         Contributing fall risk factors
¡¤         Impact of falls
¡¤         General fall risk measures
¡¤         Specific fall risk measures
¡¤         Guidelines for postural hypotension precautions

Who Should Attend
Caregivers who need to assist or take care of elderly who are at high risk for fall at home.

Course Duration
3 hours

Who Should Attend

¡¤         Caregivers who need to assist or take care of elderly who are at high risk for fall at home.
¡¤         *A Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon completion of the course.

Course Fee
S$180 per pax (GST included)

Course Funding
Eligible caregivers can receive S$200 subsidy annually to defray the cost of training. Once exceed, the client needs to top-up or pay the full amount before course commencement instead of the co-payment of S$10.

5)    First Aid for Elderly at Home ¨C The Basics

Course Objective
This course aims to provide caregivers with the knowledge on how to prevent and manage emergencies for the elderly at home.

Course Content

¡¤         Definition of first aid
¡¤         Types of emergency situations at home

o   Fire
o   Cuts ¨C bleeding
o   Fits
o   Burns and scalds
o   Sprains

¡¤         Triangle of combustion
¡¤         Major causes of fire
¡¤         Methods of extinguishing fire
¡¤         First aid measures (for bleeding)
¡¤         Common causes of fits
¡¤         Signs of fits
¡¤         First aid measures (for fits)
¡¤         Causes of burns and scalds at home
¡¤         First aid measures (for burns and scalds)
¡¤         Use RICE for sprains
¡¤         Emergency telephone list

Course Fee
S$180 per pax (GST included)

Who Should Attend

¡¤         Caregivers who need to assist their elderly loved ones who require assistance with their activities of daily living (e.g transferring, toileting, etc).

¡¤         *A Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon completion of the course.

Course Funding

Eligible caregivers can receive S$200 subsidy annually to defray the cost of training. Once exceed, the client needs to top-up or pay the full amount before course commencement instead of the co-payment of S$10.

ECTC does provide customized caregiver or nursing related training courses that cater to specific training and education needs of individuals or organizations. For further enquiries, please contact us at 6741 5087 / 67418640.



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