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Caregiving Welfare Association

Website: http://www.cwa.org.sg/
Sector: Elderly
Participated in the YFC programme before?: Yes
Name of Representative Tan Zhow Yeow Roger
Email roger.tan@cwa.org.sg
Contact Number 90472405

The Caregiving Welfare Association (CWA) was established with the mission to improve the quality of life of elderly through dependable direct services, and to inculcate a generation of responsible and knowledgeable caregivers in an ageing population. Its services broadly fall under these three areas – Elderly Wellness & Social Support, Welfare Support and Education & Awareness.

The Caregiving Welfare Association is a non-profit Voluntary Welfare Organisation registered with the Registry of Societies, an Institute of Public Character by the Commissioner of Charities, and a member of the National Council of Social Service.

VISION
CWA envisions to be a leading agency in caregiving for the elderly through services that enables more elders to maintain their independence.

MISSION
To improve the quality of life of elderly through dependable direct care services, and to create a generation of responsible and knowledgeable caregivers.

PROGRAMME AND SERVICES
1) Home Care Services
2) Homecare Consumables
3) Health and Wellness Programme
4) Dementia and Depression Screening
5) Mind-Able Programme
6) Drop-In Day Centre for Seniors
7) Case Management and Supportive Counselling
8) Caregiver Support Group

 

Intended use of funds through the YFC 2018 programme
Funds raised will go into helping the operation of CWA and Caregivers’ Sanctuary.
The new Caregivers’ Sanctuary opened in November 2017 and the funds will go into the programmes to sustain them.

Organization Needs
-To sustain the programmes and services for the community
-To raise enough funds to support the Caregivers and Elderly under the care of CWA
-To raise volunteers leaders in support for the work that we are doing

 

Engaging and involving the YFC participants
CWA will invite them to participate in CWA’s programmes and to make their volunteering experiences an enjoyable and meaningful one
-To have a meet up with the beneficiaries of CWA and to understand their needs
-To engage the youth to share their volunteering experiences with their peers, family and friends

 

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