Why Employers Preferred Eden Grace Caregivers?
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Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concession for Persons with Disabilities
If you hire a foreign domestic worker to care for yourself or loved ones, you may want to find out about Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concession for Persons with Disabilities. It lets families pay a monthly foreign domestic worker levy of just $60, instead of $265. Each household gets concessions for up to two foreign domestic workers for two loved ones in one household at the same time.
INTRODUCTION TO FOREIGN DOMESTIC WORKER (FDW) GRANT
Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Grant is a $120 monthly cash payment given to families who need to hire a Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) to care for their loved ones who require permanent assistance with three or more Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).
You can use the payment to offset the cost of hiring a FDW. You may nominate yourself, or a caregiver who is 18 years old and above to receive your FDW Grant payment.
Each household is eligible for up to two FDWs caring for two different family members at any one time.
You can find more information on employment agencies in Singapore via the Ministry of Manpower’s Employment Agencies and Personnel Search.
Caregiving Video Tips
There are 6,943 cases of stroke in Singapore for the year 2014, rising to 6,642 cases recorded until 2018. Not only that, Strait Times reported that one out of 10 patients is under 50 years old, and the victims are getting younger each year. In fact, stroke is recorded as the 4th common cause of […]
Bedsores 101: What Live-in Caregivers Should Know Bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers, should be a major concern for all live-caregivers, especially those who take care of bedridden elderly patients. Surprisingly, the number of patients bedsores have killed plummets to over 60,000 each year, a figure which rockets higher in caregiving homes and hospitals. While […]
The elderly’s number one excuse to avoid exercise is their frail body due to old age! However, studies say we aren’t limited by our age when it comes to exercise. Through the guidance of the Filipino caregiver, the elderly can still perform exercises! Changing the elderly’s sedentary lifestyle can decrease their chances of diabetes and […]
Tips for Taking Care of Elderly at Home Almost 90% of seniors in the US wants to grow old in their present residence, not in nursing homes. In Singapore, 9% of elderly population lives alone instead of staying in a nursing community. In a global scale, the elderly population wants to assert independence as much […]
Five Methods to Try When Elderly has Repetitive Behavior Grandma is restlessly unpacking and packing her clothing, opening her drawer, and asking the same questions again and again. These behaviors seem tiring and pointless for the live-in caregivers and family members who are observing, but for the elderly, it isn’t. They usually do it to […]
A Guide to Understanding Autism Patients The more the live-in caregiver knows about Autism, the more equipped she is in taking care of the autistic patient. Before she starts working in Singapore, we must first check if the live-in caregiver is ready to learn about autism and get to know her future patient well. Those […]
These Benefits Will Make Seniors Quit Smoking Smoking cessation is an uphill battle for everyone. People say they want to quit smoking but this habit is harder to break especially if the person smoked all his life. Some seniors believe it’s too late to turn over a new leaf and start anew. Some would say […]
The Filipino Caregiver’s Guide in Taking Care of Stroke Patients Difficulties after stroke often include speech difficulty, arm and leg malfunctions, and emotional negative impacts such as anxiety, grief, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The Filipino caregiver or Indonesian caregiver who takes care of stroke patients must completely understand the risks and challenges the patient […]