Empowering Caregivers - Power Up Your Resilience

Gain hands-on experience with stress management techniques, setting boundaries, and practicing self-compassion

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Overview

Discover the essential skills needed for effective caregiving, especially for the elderly, in this workshop. Learn to recognize and tackle caregiver stress, and explore the transformative power of resilience. Gain hands-on experience with stress management techniques, setting boundaries, and practicing self-compassion. Develop a sustainable caregiving plan that balances responsibilities and personal well-being.

Course Objectives

  1. Understanding Caregiver Stress: Recognize the challenges caregivers face, especially for elderly individuals, including sudden health changes, urgent decisions, and the emotional demands of the role. Emphasize the potential risks of chronic stress, such as anxiety, depression, and other health issues.
  2. Building Resilience: Equip caregivers with the necessary tools and strategies to bolster emotional well-being, ensuring they provide compassionate support while comprehending the core significance of resilience in effectively managing caregiving challenges.
  3. Practical Skill Development: Through interactive sessions and hands-on exercises, enable caregivers to adeptly navigate stress, nurture self-compassion, and strike a balanced harmony between caregiving responsibilities and personal self-care.

Course Outline

  1. Importance of Self-care
  2. Definition of Resilience
  3. Understanding Self through Resilience Profile
  4. Resilience Tool: Understanding/developing my Intrinsic motivation.
  5. Resilience Tool: Building Boundaries and Self-Compassion
  6. Stress “Red Alert” Graph
  7. Resilience Tool: The Upside of Stress (Case Study) – Changing perspectives/paradigm shifts
  8. Resilience Tool: Applying transformational words to reduce stress from within
  9. Resilience Tool: Utilising E+R=O Framework when faced with challenging situations.
  10. Resilience Tool: Power of Deep Breathing
  11. Resilience Tool: Power of Gratitude
  12. Develop a Sustainable self-compassion plan

Target Audience

  1. Foreign Domestic Workers (FDWs)
  2. Home caregivers
  3. Volunteers interested in learning how to care for the elderly

Certification

Upon completion of the course, the participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by HMI Institute.

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Course Date

18 April to
20 April 2023

25 April to
27 April 2023

9 May to
11 May 2023

23 May to
25 May 2023

6 June to
8 June 2023

21 June to
23 June 2023

4 July to
6 July 2023

11 July to
13 July 2023

Course Time

9.00am – 6.00pm

Course Date

18 April to 20 April 2023

25 April to 27 April 2023

9 May to 11 May 2023

23 May to 25 May 2023

6 June to 8 June 2023

21 June to 23 June 2023

4 July to 6 July 2023

11 July to 13 July 2023

Course Time

9.00am – 6.00pm

Course Date & Registration

To be Confirmed

Course Duration

1 Day
Mode: In-person training

Course Venue

HMI Institute

Course Fee

$280 per participant
* Subject to GST

SkillsFuture Credit Claimable
Above subsidy applicable for Singaporean / Singapore PR of age 21 years old and above.
*SSG Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy only applicable to Singaporean age 40 years old and above.

Caregiver Training Grant Claimable
Eligible care recipients will receive a $200 annual subsidy (from April to March the following year) that can be used by their caregivers (family members or foreign domestic workers) to attend courses to better care for their loved ones.
* For more information, please visit the AIC website.

Fees can be offset via SkillsFuture Credit.

Above Subsidy applicable for Singaporean / Singapore PR of age 21 years old and above.
*SSG Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy only applicable to Singaporean age 40 years old and above.

UTAP Funding Available

NTUC members can enjoy up to 50% unfunded course fee support with the UTAP funding
* For more information on UTAP, please visit the NTUC website.

Registration

Enquiry

HMI Institute reserves the right to postpone or cancel the courses if minimum enrolment is not met.

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