Tetsuyu Caregiver Training Courses

Tetsuyu Caregiver Training Courses have a structured syllabus that is customised based on patient condition, the caregiver's competency and family situation.

We will evaluate the caregiver's competency and conduct refresher courses when necessary (separate charges apply). Follow-up training reviews and refresher training courses are also available (separate charges apply). Our courses are approved by the Agency of Integrated care (AIC) and course fees can be partially covered under the Caregiver Training Grant (CTG).

For Enquiries Or Appointments: Call Us At 66942677, Or
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Basic Caregiver Training
  • Training Mode :

    Home Based one to one

  • Approved for AIC CTG(1)

    Yes

  • Course Fees before CTG

    $250

  • Course Fees after CTG

    $50

  • Approved for FDWG(2)

    No

Dementia Training for Caregivers - Part 1
  • Training Mode :

  • Approved for AIC CTG(1)

    Yes

  • Course Fees before CTG

    $150

  • Course Fees after CTG

    $10

  • Approved for FDWG(2)

    No

Dementia Training for Caregivers - Part 2
  • Training Mode :

    Home Based one to one

  • Approved for AIC CTG(1)

    Yes

  • Course Fees before CTG

    $100

  • Course Fees after CTG

    $40

  • Approved for FDWG(2)

    Yes

  • 1    Eligible caregivers can apply for the Caregiver Training Grant (CTG) administered by the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC). For more details visit https://www.silverpages.sg/CTG

  • 2    Applicants of the Foreign Domestic Worker Grant (FDWG) must attend AIC-approved FDW Grant caregiver’s training. For more detail, visit https://www.silverpages.sg/FDWG

  • 3    Course is available only for participants who have completed Dementia Training Caregivers – Part 1

Course 1: Tetsuyu Basic Caregiver Training (Home Based)

Who Should Attend

Caregivers who are caring for elderly persons who require assistance with their activities of daily living (e.g transferring, toileting, etc) including those with chronic diseases or have specialized care needs e.g. Nasogastric tube feeding.

Synopsis

This home based course aims to provide caregivers with the knowledge and practical skills on how to manage the day-to day care of the elderly who requires assistance with their activities of daily living. Based on a pre-visit assessment, trainers will customize the training to cater to specialized care needs eg: Chronic Disease Management, Nasogastric tube feeding, Wound Care & management, etc. Caregivers will also learn the importance of self-care and be given simple tips to manage stress and prevent burnout.

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Course Outline
  • Factors affecting elderly as they age

  • Care needs of the elderly

  • Importance of infection control

  • Infection control measures at home

  • Use of personal protective equipment

  • Hand washing techniques

  • Assessment of fall risks at home

  • Proper use of mobility equipment

  • Fall prevention measures at home

  • Management of a fall incident at home

  • Safe handling of clients

  • Demonstration on transfer technique from bed to wheelchair / commode chair and vice versa

  • Shower Assistance

  • Bed Sponging Technique

  • Skin care, Oral Care & Foot Care

  • Preventive Measures against Pressure Sores

  • Toileting Assistance

  • Diaper changing & Skin care

  • Urine catheter & Bag care & Management

  • Balanced diet

  • Safe food Handling & Storage

  • Types of food suitable for elderly clients

  • Signs & Symptoms of Swallowing Impairment

  • Preparation of food and fluid for thickener

  • Understanding medication prescribed

  • Importance of medication compliance

  • Management of medication alerts, side effects & allergies

  • Recognizing Signs of caregivers’ burnout

  • Stress management

  • Caregivers Resources

  • Intermittent (In-Out) Catheterization

  • Tube Feeding – Nasogastric / PEG feeding

  • Stoma Care & Management

  • Bowel management (Suppository / Fleet Enema)

  • Wound Dressing – Simple & Stable Wound Management

Learning Outcomes
  • 1 Caregivers will learn relevant skills & knowledge on basic caregiving in the home environment to improve the quality of care.

  • 2 Caregivers would be able to perform basic caregiving tasks confidently to improve wellbeing of care recipient at home.

  • 3 Caregivers would be able to better manage their stress level, to prevent caregiver burnout.

Mode of Teaching
  • Home based one to one coaching

  • Skills demonstration and return demonstration

  • Classes will be conducted in English, Mandarin or Malay languages depending on the preferences of caregivers.

Course Fee

Course Fee (Before CTG)

$250.00 (Inclusive of GST)

Course Fee (After CTG)

$50 (Subject to eligibility and the remaining amount of the care recipient’s CTG which is capped at $200 per year)

Duration
Trainer’s Bio

The course will be taught by qualified and licensed nurses who have relevant experience in caring of the elderly in a home and institutional setting.

Course 2: Tetsuyu Dementia Training for Caregivers Part 1(Class Room)

Who Should Attend

Caregivers who need to care for or manage elderly who have been diagnosed with Dementia including those with dementia related diagnosis eg: Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body Disease, Vascular Dementia, etc, including

  • Family members caring for or need to better manage their loved ones with dementia at home.

  • Foreign Domestic Workers taking care of an elderly at home.

We welcome both family members and foreign domestic workers who are caregivers of people with dementia to attend this classroom training. Attendees can bring up to one additional care giver of the same care recipient (e.g. a family member or their foreign domestic worker) at no extra charge.

Class Date &
Time

28 Oct 17, Sat
Time:
9am to 12pm

19 Nov 17, Sun
Time:
9am to 12pm

17th Dec 17, Sun
Time:
9am to 12pm

13th Jan 18, Sat
Time:
9am to 12pm

4th Feb 18, Sun
Time:
9am to 12pm

6 Mar 18, Sat
Time:
9am to 12pm

Closing Date

20 Oct 2017

5 Nov 2017

3 Dec 17

31 Dec 17

21 Jan 18

20 Feb 2018

Venue

TRAINING & SEMINAR
ROOM10 Anson Road,
#36-05A,International
Plaza, S079903 (Above
Tanjong Pagar MRT)

To be confirmed

Deposit(2)

WITH CTG(3): $10 / WITHOUT CTG: $50

  • 1 To register:

    • (a)Click here to complete the appointment form to secure a place for the training; OR

    • (b)Call us at 6694 2677 during office hours; OR

    • (b) Email us at info@tetsuyuhealthcare.com

  • Do note that confirmation will only be made upon receipt of deposit

  • 2 Please make payment of deposit via

    • (a)Bank transfer to Tetsuyu Home Care at DBS Current Account 0489052074 indicating care recipient name and selected training date OR

    • (b)Crossed Cheque to “Tetsuyu Home Care” and send to

  • Tetsuyu Home Care, #06-09 Paya Lebar Square, 60 Paya Lebar Road, S409051.

  • Please indicate care recipient name and selected date of training

  • 3Subject to eligibility and availability of CTG quantum tagged to care recipient. Our staff can make an enquiry with AIC on applicant’s behalf. For more details visithttps://www.silverpages.sg/CTG

Synopsis

This course aims to provide caregivers with the knowledge on the different types and stages of dementia along with coping strategies to manage the day-to day care of their loved one. Caregivers will also learn ways to take care of themselves as well as get an overview of the various resources available to support them in their journey as a caregiver for an individual with dementia.

Participants who have completed this classroom training can then proceed to attend Part 2 of this course which is a home based customized training where they can apply concepts learnt.

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Course Outline *Total course time: 3 hours
  • Types of dementia

  • Stages of dementia

  • Cognitive Symptoms

  • Managing cognitive symptoms

  • Behavioural Symptoms

  • Managing behavioural symptoms

  • Engagement opportunities within the house

  • Benefits of engagement

  • Identifying safety issues @ home

  • Managing safety issues @ home

  • Financial safety

  • Identifying symptoms of caregiver stress

  • Managing stress

  • Social support resources

  • Importance of EOL planning and care

  • Keeping the care recipient comfortable

Learning Outcomes
  • 1 Attain conceptual knowledge on dementia caregiving to improve quality of care and reduce caregiver stress

  • 2 Caregiver will be able to engage the care recipient using certain activities within the home setting that will be taught in class to address certain areas eg: cognitive, behavioural symptoms to improve quality of life for both caregiver and care recipient

  • 3 Caregiver will be able recognize signs of stress and look for assistance / help within the community

Mode of Teaching
  • Classroom Based Lecture (Handouts provided)

  • Role play & group discussion sessions

  • Classes will be conducted in English & Malay languages depending on audience & trainer.

Course Fee

Course Fee (Before CTG)

$150.00(Inclusive of GST)

Course Fee (After CTG)

$10 *(Subject to eligibility and the remaining amount of the care recipient’s CTG which is capped at $200 per year)

Duration

Course 3: Tetsuyu Dementia Training for Caregivers Part 2 (Home Based)

For participants who have completed Dementia Training for Caregivers Part 1 (Classroom based)

Who Should Attend

Caregivers who need to care for or manage elderly who have been diagnosed with Dementia including those with dementia related diagnosis eg: Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body Disease, Vascular Dementia, etc and have attended Dementia Training for Caregivers Part 1 (Classroom based). This includes

  • Family members caring for or need to better manage their loved ones with dementia at home.

  • Foreign Domestic Workers taking care of an elderly at home.

Synopsis

This is a home based course to facilitate participants of the Dementia Training for Caregivers Part 1 (Classroom) course to apply the concepts taught in the classroom setting. Course will also have customized elements based on assessment during care giver training home visit and the pre-visit phone assessment.

Prior to the commencement of this course, an assessment will be done on care recipient to identify pre-existing concerns / issues related to dementia.

This course aims to empower caregivers with knowledge on the specific type of dementia their loved one is experiencing and practical skills / strategies to manage the day-to day care. This includes medication management, schedule creation, engagement activities distraction strategies for certain behaviour, etc). Caregivers will also learn ways to take care of themselves as well as get an overview of the various resources available to support them in their journey as a caregiver for an individual with dementia.

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Course Outline *Total course time: 2 hours
  • Dementia (Type & Stage)

  • Current management technique (medications, etc)

  • Pre-existing concerns / issues

  • Caregiver stress level & available coping strategies

  • Cognitive & behavioural symptoms

  • Managing these symptoms

  • Medication Management

  • Engagement opportunities within the house

  • Enabling the care recipient through customised schedule creation

  • Identifying safety issues @ home

  • Managing safety issues @ home

  • Identifying symptoms of caregiver stress

  • Managing stress

  • Social support resources

Learning Outcomes
  • 4) Caregiver will learn to apply skills and knowledge learnt in classroom setting in a customized manner.

  • 5) Attain relevant skills and knowledge on specific dementia caregiving to improve quality of care for care recipient and reduce caregiver’s own stress level.

  • 6) Caregiver will be able to engage the care recipient using customised activities within the home setting that will be taught in the home setting to address certain areas eg: cognitive, behavioural symptoms to improve quality of life for both caregiver and care recipient

  • 7) Caregiver will be taught stress management strategies and who to approach for assistance / help within the community

Mode of Teaching
  • Home based one to one coaching

  • Skills demonstration and return demonstration

  • Classes will be conducted in English, Chinese or Malay languages depending on the preferences of caregivers.

Venue
Course Fee

Course Fee (Before CTG)

$100.00(Inclusive of GST)

Course Fee (After CTG)

$40 *(Subject to eligibility and the remaining amount of the care recipient’s CTG which is capped at $200 per year)

** This home based course will be held after the classroom session which costs $150 (Claimable from AIC $140). Hence, for Home-Based, claimable from AIC $60/-. Client will co-pay $40/-. **

Duration
Trainers

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