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Building a Community of Care | TOYL Celebration

Caregiving can be challenging as caregivers often need to juggle multiple roles and duties. Knowing where to locate and how to discern useful information on the internet can significantly reduce caregiver stress. Join us for an informative session as our speaker, Ms Carol Yeung provides an overview of the various support schemes and resources available for caregivers to tap on and Ms Gina Peh shares how we can work with one another to create a better care system in our community.

  • Presented by: Ms Carol Yeung, Senior Assistant Director, Agency for Integrated Care (Singapore) & Ms Gina Peh, Social Worker, Montfort Care (Singapore)

  • Facilitated by: Ms Anita Ho, Associate Faculty, Singapore University of Social Sciences (Singapore)

About the Speakers Ms Carol Yeung joined the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) in the Caregiving and Community Mental Health Division in April 2019. She leads the Caregiving team in review of the Caregiving Support Strategy, develops caregiver resources and increases awareness for caregivers looking for information. Carol and her team drive the development of a new care model that supports the emerging needs of caregivers such as programmes and the Night Respite training programme for dementia loved ones with sun-downing syndrome.

Ms Gina Peh is a social worker at Montfort Care. She supports the case management and Caregiver Community Lab project. Gina holds a Bachelor of Social Work from the Singapore University of Social Sciences. She has a strong interest in working with caregivers and older persons.

About the Moderator

Ms Anita Ho is an advocate for practice research in the field of social work and she has been holding various positions in the council of the Gerontological Society of Singapore for the past two decades. She sets up and managed caregivers support centre, provided caregiving talks for working professionals and individuals, and provided advice to National Council of Social Service, SG Enable (formerly known as Centre for Enabled Living), Agency for Integrated Care and other organisations when setting up their case management service.

How can we make the journey of ageing a better one? By reconnecting to our past, examining our present, and striving towards the future, we will reimagine how this voyage can be made more gratifying. Join us to connect with gerontology experts and community partners as we delve into facets of ageing like caregiving, gerontechnology, lifelong learning, and physical and mental well-being.

Jointly brought to you by the National Library Board (NLB) and Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS).


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