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An Eldercare Study Tour to Singapore:

A Smart Nation Tackling

The Challenges of Ageing

 

Date: 2019.05.13 - 2019.05.17

Venue: Singapore

Language: Major in English with Putonghua

Fee per delegate: HKD18,500

 

Enrolment and Payment Deadline: 8th April, 2019

 

Introduction

Why Singapore? Singapore is a so-called aged society with a proportion of citizens aged 65 years and above of 15% per cent in 2018. By 2030, it is projected to reach 19%.

 

The Singapore Government has a proactive attitude to tackle this challenge and improve aged care services and facilities, particularly in building infrastructures, addressing labor needs, easing the financial burden of long term care, and enhancing quality of aged care, is also being dealt with.

 

In 2015, the Smart Nation has announced a $3 billion national plan to lead the way towards Successful ageing. New technologies, research and community are at the heart of their dynamic strategy.

 

Target

Elderly Service industry, medical care technology industry, physical therapist, Doctors, nurses, social welfare agencies and organizations, social workers, interior designers

 

Objective

  • Discover innovations to revolutionize eldercare in Singapore.

  • Learn concrete new ways to improve elderly care in your organization.

  • Network with other high level executives and share experience.

  • Visit outstanding care facilities and discuss the challenges and solutions in the Singapore system.

 

Itinerary Highlight

 

Seminars:

  • Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore - Centre for Ageing Research and Education: Challenge on Active and Confident Ageing

  • National University of Singapore- Modern Ageing:  Robotics in healthcare

 

Visits:

 

  • Homage

The mission of Homage is to enable wellness and recovery through holistic personal care. Homage provide Daily living care, nursing care, home therapy. They also provide specialized services on dementia care, stroke care, parkinson’s care and cancer care etc.

Homage uses a matching system to pair the elderly with home care professionals that suit their needs. Family members can schedule, manage, and monitor care visits through a Homage mobile application and get real-time information on the care their elderly family member is receiving. For the caretakers, the app provides them with information on their clients.

Homage is the Winner of the Best Home Care Operator at the 6th Asia Pacific Eldercare awards ceremony 2018.

  • Enabling Village

The Enabling Village is both a community and a space. Their goal is to make the Enabling Village a place where people with different abilities can move independently; where they can feel accepted for who they are, and be valued for their contributions.

The Enabling Village combines retail, life-style and training for disabled members of the community in an all-accessible public space. The Enabling Village is also a showcase of current assistive technologies and product/service design.

  • Aging Innovation Exhibition

With the change in demographics of our older adults who yearn to age healthily, independently and in a dignified manner, the Ageing Innovation Exhibition provides a platform for the active agers to gain insights on the latest innovative products and services that can be translated to their needs.

  • Agency for Integrated Care (AIC)

AIC aims to create a vibrant care community for people to live well and age gracefully. AIC coordinates and supports efforts in integrating care to achieve the best care outcomes for their clients.

They reach out to caregivers and seniors with information on staying active and ageing well, and connect people to services they need. They support partners in strengthening the capability to deliver quality care, and bring partners to work together to meet the needs of the ageing population. They bring care services and information closer to those in need.

  • Tsao Foundation

Established in 1993 as a non-profit family foundation, the Tsao Foundation’s efforts have first focused on promoting successful ageing, and active ageing as framed by the World Health Organization. Towards that end, in the last two decades, Tsao Foundation has pioneered approaches to ageing and eldercare across a range of disciplines to empower mature adults to master their own ageing journey over their life course in terms of self-care, growth and development.

The Foundation’s work is taken forward through three interlinked initiatives:

-  The Hua Mei Centre for Successful Ageing, which pioneers medical, social and psycho-social care services to mature adults living in the community, using a person-centered, team-man-aged approach;

-  The Hua Mei Training Academy, the country’s only dedicated provider of training in community-based eldercare, offering professional and entry-level certificate courses, as well as informal training and public education; and

-  The International Longevity Centre Singapore, which implements ground-breaking community development programs, policy relevant research, and stakeholder collaborations to join the dots between community, academia, enterprise and public policy for more innovative and effective approaches to population ageing.

  • Peacehaven Nursing Home

With a capacity of around 400 beds, Peacehaven Nursing Home provides compassionate, individualized, holistic care to all without discrimination. We offer a comprehensive gamut of services to care for the sick, frail and elderly who have physical or mental disabilities with minimal or no appropriate caregiver support at home.

The Home has 14 separate Resident Living Areas (RLAs), each designed as an individual home-like environment. Hope RLA is specially designed to meet the needs of relatively independent residents with dementia.

Located within the Home, ‘Grace Corner’, a collaboration with Changi General Hospital, provides focused and lower-intensity rehabilitation services for clients with long term disability conditions. We help clients regain maximum mobility so that they can return home and live independently.

Peacehaven Nursing Home has also been awarded the bizSAFE level 3 status which affirms our commitment to safety and health standards at the workplace.

 

 

# CED School of Business reserves the right to change the itinerary according to the actual circumstances.

 

 

Remarks:

  • The air-tickets, hotel accommodation and transport are arranged by a licence Travel Agency

  • Fee includes: Air-ticket, Airport Tax and Security Tax, Ibis Style on Macpherson or Fort Canning Lodge or other 3-star Hotel Fees (4 nights), breakfasts and lunches, transportation fees, company visiting fees, material fees, Group Travel Insurance (only suitable for members departing from and returning to Hong Kong

  • Fee not includes: dinners, Visa fee, personal insurance, transport fee outside the itinerary, fee of overweight baggage, all personal fees (e.g.: laundry, telephone, pay television fee, mail fee, Internet access fee, etc), tour coach overtime fee due to the tour members, loss and compensation caused by personal negligence and illegal issue, medical expenses and the fee of injury caused by activities outside itinerary.

 

Enquiry

Tel: 2153 9887

Email: training@ced.edu.hk