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Learn@HCA #11: Life of a 25/7 Caregiver

A session by Ms Tan Ching Yee, 2 - 3:30pm, HCA Auditorium, 12 Jalan Tan Tock Seng

28 July 2018

Light refreshments will be served after the talk.

The demands of caregiving can be extremely overwhelming with never-ending tasks that need to be completed, spilling beyond the 24 hours everyone has every day. Caregivers can feel both physically and emotionally drained. Find out the ways to balance the caregiving tasks while taking care of yourself.

Whether you are a patient, caregiver, donor, volunteer, or simply want to find out more about this topic, sign up for this talk today.

About the speakers

Ms Tan Ching Yee is a registered social worker and is currently the Head of Psychosocial Services (PSS) at HCA Hospice Care.  Trained in social work, rehabilitation counselling and palliative care, she has over 25 years of experience working in the restructured hospitals where she supported persons experiencing illness and disabilities, their families and caregivers as they go through phases of treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. Ms Tan also provides guidance and supervision to social workers and counsellors.

Ms Jacqueline Ang is a senior medical social worker in the Psychosocial Services (PSS) department at HCA Hospice Care. She has been involved in the area of palliative care since 2006, from engaging young carers to clinical practice in recent years. Ms Ang brings her personal experiences with loss and professional observations to the table, in the end-of-life discussion.

Ms Tan Ching Yee is a registered social worker and is currently the Head of Psychosocial Services (PSS) at HCA Hospice Care.  Trained in Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselling and Palliative Care, she has over 25 years of experience working in the Restructured Hospitals where she supported persons experiencing illness and disabilities, their families and caregivers as they go through phases of treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. Ms Tan also provides guidance and supervision to Social Workers and Counsellors.

Ms Jacqueline Ang has been supporting hospice work since 2006 at different capacity. Engaging the community of young carers to more recent years clinical practice as a social worker. Her personal walk with loved one living with cancer at age 15 and death of a significant loved ones in most recent years.  She brings with her personal anecdotal and professional observations in this very vulnerable & poignant phase of life that we will cross one day. 

Ms Tan Ching Yee is a registered social worker and is currently the Head of Psychosocial Services (PSS) at HCA Hospice Care.  Trained in Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselling and Palliative Care, she has over 25 years of experience working in the Restructured Hospitals where she supported persons experiencing illness and disabilities, their families and caregivers as they go through phases of treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. Ms Tan also provides guidance and supervision to Social Workers and Counsellors.

Ms Tan Ching Yee is a registered social worker and is currently the Head of Psychosocial Services (PSS) at HCA Hospice Care.  Trained in Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselling and Palliative Care, she has over 25 years of experience working in the Restructured Hospitals where she supported persons experiencing illness and disabilities, their families and caregivers as they go through phases of treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. Ms Tan also provides guidance and supervision to Social Workers and Counsellors.

Ms Jacqueline Ang has been supporting hospice work since 2006 at different capacity. Engaging the community of young carers to more recent years clinical practice as a social worker. Her personal walk with loved one living with cancer at age 15 and death of a significant loved ones in most recent years.  She brings with her personal anecdotal and professional observations in this very vulnerable & poignant phase of life that we will cross one day. 

 

Register for this free session now!

Registration closes 25 July 2018.

Enquiries may be directed to Amanda Chua at amandac@hcahospicecare.org.sg or 6891 9391.