SINGAPORE: It's a fantastic look for Ms. Janet Koh Hui Kheng to get a night of uninterrupted sleep, caring for her 85-year full-time bed mat.
"A Mhi Mui," Madam Ng Sook Cheng asked her mother to miss her, and Ms. Koh would be at the older side of the older child in a film, ready for her; try her every hour of the day – and the night.
When Madam Ng is cooking for her own mother in midnight, Ms B would have a & # 39; grow up and patiently stroke in her hair to be patient; comfort her
Madam Ng's behavior is not completely unusual, because she is dementia. She is also paralyzed on her body's right, and hangs on Hugh Koh for her daily routine.
Ms. Koh, 63, has been looking after her mother for eight years; disappeared from Madam Ng's success in the first beat in 2010.
Her mother asked Ms. Koh to be cared for, because she did not want to be in the care of an assistant or to be placed in a nursing home. When she asked her, Ms. Koh stopped her work as secretary.
In 2014, Madam Ng was diagnosed with dementia, and three years later, she suffered the second stroke that left her paralyzed.
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Although she is very fascinating and vibrant Ms. Koh believes that her heavy problems are her; Behavior, she wants to sleep a good night. So, he is delighted that Ms Koh reads about a series of additional support that the Government will. provide carers.
The Care Ministry Action Support Plan, recently announced by the Ministry of Health, will have more respite care options.
The Group for Comprehensive Care (AIC) is a & # 39; Pilot a new night relief service with elected home providers in the second half of 2019.
"Sometimes when I only sleep, I need to rise again. I do not know how to grow it last for those years. I need this," she said , which expected to be relieved during the night.
While it's & # 39; sleep at night and give her something to go; Looking forward to it, what most do it is? Help with the $ 200 Home Care Grant, she said.
The grant will be introduced at the end of this year, which includes the Homeworker (FDW) grant. Unlike the previous one, it can be used flexibly. As she is not a servant and can not get caught on the FDW grant, Ms Koh is happy for the extra money.
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Ms Koh said, to eliminate personal savings, that the grant will come fairly because she still funds money from her brothers and government papers.
"That's very useful, helping to disable and reduce the weight. Financial issues are always moving over my head," she said at home in Toa Payoh.
At the moment she is getting around $ 650 per month.
It is likely that the extra money from the contribution to adult distillers or clothing, she said, but can also be used to share staff from professional care care companies.
Such companies can provide training nurses, or if there is a knowledgeable medical knowledge, partners and individuals to access carers from one place to another.
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Those from the care care company also welcomed the action plan.
The founder of Active Global Caregivers, Yorelle Kalika, said the "important help" would give families who already have subsidy services.
Providing an example of home personal care services; her company said that clients who qualify for 80 per cent subsidies pay around $ 155 for 48 hours of home care per month.
Ms Kalika also said, by giving families the option to allocate the grant according to their individual needs, encourage families to get care sooner in the patient's trip.
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"For example, patients and families would be able to start with day care services when care needs are still very low or moderate," she said.
Therefore, Chief Executive of Caregiver Asia Yeo Wan Ling praised the flexibility of the grant.
"He will put back the decisions in the hands of the family," she said, explaining that the FDW contribution was a "#; concentrate closely.
The Chief Executive of Homage Gillian Tee also said that she believes that the contribution will help to # 39; explore and analyze the different types of long-term care services; required, including respite care, so primary caretakers can take some time for self-care.
"I am personally interested in that effect, where we can help with carers to prevent them from being fired out and to keep themselves better because they support their herd, "she said.
Ms Yeo said that the Government's focus has helped to make people talk and learn more about doing something. getting older.
"Every place, there was little talk about two things, home care and respite care. Even though everyone speaks about age care, there is little other choice There is also a sense of respite care, "she said.
Ms Kalika said there is still a way to get in touch with family members to understand that it is really right to be involved in professional help without being guilty.
Although Ms Koh said she always said she had to leave her work to look after her mother, she is also grateful to give her the opportunity to spend her time with her .
Small things continue to & # 39; going, like when her mother is a smile. Ms Koh said she was particularly speaking when her mother – who was very ill after her second beat in 2017 – thanked her for her help.
"Dementia can remind your love, but your love lives in the heart and soul. Make sure you're able to get a link," she said.