WHO IS SUITABLE FOR THE SERVICE?
If your loved one needs assistance with their activities of daily living, such as eating or bathing, he/she is suitable for respite care.
To be eligible for services at a dementia day care centre, your loved one must have a medical diagnosis for dementia.
HOW TO APPLY
Step 1: Decide if you need respite care on weekdays or weekends, and choose a preferred provider from the lists below.
i. If you need respite care on weekdays
You may approach the following centres for respite care on weekdays:
ii. If you need respite care on weekends
Participating Day Care Centres|
|North||Woodlands||Vanguard Senior Care Centre (Woodlands)|
|South||Chinatown||Yong En Care Centre|
|Telok Blangah||Active Global Active Aging Hub @ Telok Blangah Parcview|
|Ayer Rajah||St Luke's Eldercare (Ayer Rajah)|
|Bukit Batok||St Luke's Eldercare (Bukit Batok)|
|Clementi||St Luke's Eldercare (Clementi)|
|Jamiyah Senior Care Centre|
|Ghim Moh||Active Global Active Aging Hub @ Ghim Moh Edge|
|Jurong||NTUC SilverCircle (Boon Lay)|
|NTUC SilverCircle (Jurong West)|
|Keat Hong||St Luke's Eldercare (Keat Hong Centre)|
You may approach the following centres for respite care on weekends:
* Centres which operate on Sundays. For centres’ details, such as address and operating hours, please use the
Participating Day Care Centres|
|North||Yishun||St Luke’s Eldercare (Nee Soon Central Centre)|
|Sembawang||Sunshine Welfare Action Mission (SWAMI) Home|
|Northeast||Punggol||St Luke's Eldercare (Sumang)|
|South||Telok Blangah||Active Global Active Aging Hub @ Telok Blangah Parcview*|
|SASCO Day Activity Centre for the Elderly (DACE)|
|East||Changi||Peacehaven SPICE @ Changi*|
|Marine Parade||St Luke's Eldercare (Marine Parade)|
|Clementi||SASCO Integrated Eldercare Centre|
|Jamiyah Senior Care Centre*|
|Ghim Moh||Active Global Active Aging Hub @ Ghim Moh Edge*|
|Hong Kah North||SASCO Hong Kah North Day Care Centre|
|Keat Hong||St Luke's Eldercare (Keat Hong Centre)*|
Step 2: Contact your preferred provider
Your preferred provider will advise you on the next steps. To expedite the process, you may wish to prepare the following documents:
- A copy of your loved one’s NRIC
- A copy of your (the main caregiver’s) NRIC
- Latest medical records/ hospital discharge summary of your loved one, (if available). The medical records ideally should not be older than 1 year from your application to the service.
- Download this application form
You should submit the application form and relevant documents to the preferred provider at least 5 working days before the date you wish to use the service. Preparing earlier will ensure that you have sufficient time to work out the necessary arrangements with your preferred centre. You can submit the documents by email, or deliver the documents in person. If you need help in completing the application form, you may contact the centre for assistance.
Step 3: Prepare for the pre-admission assessment
Upon receiving your application, the centre will contact you to arrange for a pre-admission assessment with both you and your loved one at the centre.
This session is to allow the centre to better understand the needs of you and your loved one. The centre will also share if there are other considerations and requirements before your loved one is enrolled into the service.