Palliative Caregivers Programme

• Basic infection control
• Oral care
• Personal hygiene
(bed baths, hair wash,
skin care, bed tidying)
• Tube feeding
• Urinary catheter care
• Transferring patients
• Symptom management
• Managing emergencies
• Massage
• Effective communication
• Use of home-use equipment:
(hospital bed, wheelchair,
oxygen concentrator)
• Sharing session

HCA Hospice Care has been appointed by the National Council of Social Services (NCSS) to be the national agency providing palliative caregivers training in Singapore. The 5-hour Palliative Caregivers Training equips caregivers with the skills and knowledge to look after their loved ones, and the holistic understanding about the needs of palliative care patients. It is open to patients’ families and caregivers from all hospices and palliative care units, as well as anyone who is looking after patients at home. If you or your family members would like to attend the training, you can either:

  1. Call us at 6251 2561, or
  2. Print out and fill in the form for the corresponding month below and submit it in one of the two ways:
    1. By fax to 6352 2030,
    2. By email to

December 2017 | January 2018 | February 2018

Training sessions are conducted in English. Participants need only pay $10 for a comprehensive guidebook and light refreshments. The remaining cost of the training programme will be claimed by HCA directly from the Agency for Integrated Care’s Caregiver Training Grant.

562 Dec 2017HCA - Loving Heart (Jurong) Centre12 - 5.30pm
579 Dec 2017HCA Bedok Centre12 - 5.30pm
5816 Dec 2017HCA - Ci Yuan (Hougang) Centre12 - 5.30pm
5916 Dec 2017HCA Woodlands Centre12 - 5.30pm
6023 Dec 2017HCA Hospice Care (HQ)12 - 5.30pm
16 Jan 2018HCA - Loving Heart (Jurong) Centre12 - 5.30pm
213 Jan 2018HCA Bedok Centre12 - 5.30pm
320 Jan 2018HCA - Ci Yuan (Hougang) Centre12 - 5.30pm
420 Jan 2018HCA Woodlands Centre12 - 5.30pm
527 Jan 2018HCA Hospice Care (HQ)12 - 5.30pm
63 Feb 2018HCA - Loving Heart (Jurong) Centre12 - 5.30pm
710 Feb 2018HCA Bedok Centre12 - 5.30pm
817 Feb 2018HCA - Ci Yuan (Hougang) Centre12 - 5.30pm
917 Feb 2018HCA Woodlands Centre12 - 5.30pm
1024 Feb 2018HCA Hospice Care (HQ)12 - 5.30pm