Basic Eldercare Skills for Care Associates

Course Details

Training Provider: Centre for Seniors
Course Title: Basic Eldercare Skills for Care Associates 
Language(s): English
Duration of course 3 Day
Date: Apr 22 - 24; May 27 - 29; June 24 - 26
NSA Subsidized Course Fee: S$104
Full Course Fee: S$520
Online Registration: https://cfs.eteams.com.sg/REGISTRATION/#/Login?coursecode=TGS-2020508612

Course Objectives

This 3-day workshop aims to equip participants with the practical knowledge and skills of caregiving in order to work as care associates at eldercare settings.   


 Participants will undergo practicum and competency assessment. To provide participants with practical knowledge and skills to perform basic duties to care for elderly as a care associate in the community care sector. At the end of the course, participants will be able to understand the nature of work and the role of a care support staff; assist elderly in their activities of daily living; and perform the basic care skills necessary to work in the community care sector.




1)  hands-on practice on assisting elderly in their daily activities and explains ‘WHY and HOW’ of these skill set. 

2)  Learning includes nutrition for elderly, personal care in hygiene, infection control, toileting assistance, lifting and transferring, 

     use of mobility aids, measure and record vital signs, medication administration and effective community skills

Course Subsidies

SkillsFuture Credit ClaimYes

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