Take-A-Break (TAB) programme
SPD has been reappointed by SG Enable to administer the enhanced run of the Take-A-Break (TAB) respite care programme that provides caregivers temporary relief from their caregiving duties. TAB offers [...]
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How To Be Grateful When Things Are Rough
When people are grateful for what they have, they can experience happiness and peace in their lives. However, cultivating gratitude can sometimes be hard when we experience difficulties in life. [...]
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Organising Schedules and Managing Time – Tips for Multi-Role Caregivers
Most caregivers are required to wear many hats. You may be a main caregiver, but you may also be a parent, a student or a working adult. Balancing many tasks [...]
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How to Improve Communication with Your Care Recipient – Tips for Caregivers
While caring for your care recipient, misunderstandings or disagreements between the two of you is likely to arise. Your care recipient may be feeling hopelessness, loss of control, confusion and [...]
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Financial Planning Tips for Caregivers
Caring for someone with special needs may make it seem impossible to set aside funds for the future. Caregivers may feel stuck in a vicious cycle of debt and feeling [...]
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In Conversation with Youth Social Worker – Kanitha Jagatheson
In celebration of Youth Day on 7 July, Kanitha Jagatheson shares her joy of working with young people as a social worker, as well as her challenges and takeaways.
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Social Work Mythbusters
In conjunction with Social Work Day on 19 March 2019, find out more from our social workers as they debunk some myths about their profession.
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Bursary Award
We started the SPD Education Programme in 1985 to offer financial assistance to 25 students studying in mainstream schools. Today, the programme has evolved to become one that extends a [...]
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