Financial and social assistance are available for caregivers and care recipients.
For Elderly Care Recipients
ElderShield is a severe disability insurance scheme that provides basic financial protection to those who need long-term care, especially during old age.
The Senior's Mobility and Enabling Fund provides financial assistance for seniors that will enable them to remain mobile and to live independently in the community. It offers subsidies for assistive devices, transport and consumable items.
For All Care Recipients and Caregivers
The Caregivers Training Grant (CTG) offers training subsidies for caregivers to enhance their capabilities in providing care.
ComCare provides social assistance for low-income individuals and families.
The Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Grant provides financial support to families when they hire foreign domestic workers to care for their frail elderly or persons with at least moderate disability.
This scheme enables families who employ foreign domestic workers as full-time caregivers of their loved ones with disabilities to pay a lower monthly foreign worker levy.