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Learn more about dementia and understand the effects this progressive condition has on your loved one and their care needs. Need care support for a loved one with dementia? Our dementia-trained Care Pros can help. Book dementia care support in Singapore, available islandwide, starting from only one hour.

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Breakdown of dementia types: Alzheimer's Disease (60%), Vascular Dementia (20%), Lewy Body Dementia (10%), Others (10%)

1 in 10 above 60 years old has dementia in Singapore

Dementia is not a part of normal ageing.

It is a medical condition that causes brain cells to die at a faster rate than normal. The resulting progressive cognitive decline leads to increasing difficulties in coping with everyday activities. A common symptom is poor short-term memory. On average, a person with dementia lives four to eight years after diagnosis, but can live as long as 20 years.

5 symptoms of dementia: memory loss, difficulty performing familiar tasks, withdrawal from social activities, problems with language and communication, and changes in mood, personality or behaviour

Dementia is not just forgetfulness

The effects of dementia go beyond affecting the ability to remember things, think clearly, communicate with others, and to care for ourselves. Mood swings and even changes to your loved one’s personality and behavior are also part of it. When caring for a person with dementia, irregular behaviours and communication difficulties can make caregiving challenging.

 

Dementia care across the stages

The symptoms of dementia progress over time and changes across the stages. During this period, dementia can be separated into three categories: mild , moderate and advanced. It may be difficult to place a person with dementia in a specific stage as stages may overlap.

These stages help to provide some insight on the symptoms, how the abilities of our loved one change and possible care support needed.

Mild Stage

Individuals can function independently, with memory or concentration difficulties.

Care Support 

  • Medication reminders
  • Staying active
  • Companionship

Moderate Stage

Individuals have greater difficulty performing routine tasks and communicating. Personality and behavioral changes may take place.

Care Support

  • Medication reminders
  • Staying active
  • Companionship
  • Personal hygiene and grooming
  • Check-in visits

Advanced Stage

Individuals lose their ability to communicate and eventually, to control movement. Significant personality changes may take place.

Care Support

  • Assist with daily living activities (ADLs)
  • Companionship
  • Night caregiving
  • Nursing procedures

Dementia Care Support At Every Stage

We have walked the journey with numerous families and their loved one with dementia. One of our very first family is the Louis’, where we provided night and respite caregiving for their mom, affectionately known as Mama Louis.

Our Care Pros have undergone Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA)’s dementia care training to better understand, support and care for you and your loved one. Learn how they can help.

Companionship

Befriend and engage through conversations, interactive activities and outdoor trips.

Staying Active

Keep the mind and body active and alert with physical exercises and stimulating brain activities.

Nursing Care

Monitor and administer nursing procedures from tube feed and suctioning to injections and wound care.

Home Therapy

Alleviate symptoms and improve the bodily functions of your loved ones to boost self-confidence.

Cost of Dementia Care in Singapore

It is estimated that the average informal cost of dementia care is over $40,000 per year. This includes the cost and time that caregivers dedicate to caring for their loved one with dementia.

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Daily Living Care

from
$ 20 /hour*
By local trained caregivers

Nursing Care

from
$ 24 /hour*
By local qualified nurses

Home Medical

from
$ 20 /hour*
By local licensed doctors

Home Therapy

from
$ 180 /hour*
By local certified therapists
Looking for dementia care support or long-hour care? We can help. Our team of qualified doctors, nurses, caregivers and therapists can provide quality holistic care to you and your loved ones. You can save up to 20% with our care packages for multiple sessions too. Get connected with our Care Advisors to find out more.

How does Homage work?

For tele-consultations, download the Homage app and get connected to a doctor right away.

How it Works - Step 1

Speak to a Care Advisor

Call us at 6100 0055 or request a callback from our friendly Care Advisory team. Learn more about our range of services and find out how Homage Care Professionals can help.

How it Works - Step 2

Make a Care Plan together

We will work with you to develop a personalised Care Plan based on your loved one’s health status, care requirements, and additional preferences.

How it Works - Step 3

Your personalised care begins

Together we will match you and your loved ones with an exceptional Care Professional. Stay up to date after every appointment with detailed reports on the Homage app.

For tele-consultations, download the Homage app and get connected to a doctor right away.

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Top questions about Dementia Care

Service FAQ

How do I care for someone with dementia?

Studies have shown that having a close relationship with a caregiver can help to slow down the progression and effects of a person living with dementia. Furthermore, by building a meaningful relationship with a loved one with dementia can make caregiving more fulfilling for the caregiver.

Learn more about how you can better can for a loved one with dementia here.

Can dementia be cured?

While about 20% of dementia such as Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus can be reversed and cured, most types are irreversible. However, there are things within our control that can help to manage the symptoms of this condition and slow its progression.

Who are the Homage Care Professionals?

Homage Care Professionals are Singaporeans (and permanent residents) who are passionate and dedicated to delivering care to families and care recipients. 100% local, they are trained caregivers, qualified nurses, certified therapists and licensed doctors, each with a unique set of skills, experiences and specialisations.

What dementia care packages do you offer?

From ad-hoc to round-the-clock care support, we have short- and long-term care packages tailored to different care durations and for varied care needs so that you and your loved one can find one that best fits your care arrangements, whenever you need, anywhere in Singapore.

Reach out to our Care Advisors at 6100 0055 for more details.

How fast can I receive dementia care support?

Once you have confirmed that you will like to engage a Homage Care Professional for cancer care support, we can match you or your loved one with a suitable Care Professional as fast as within 24-48 hours.

What is the minimum duration for a care visit?

The duration of a Homage Care Visit starts from just one hour, depending on the families preferences and the loved one’s needs.

Does Homage provide live-in or 24-hour home care services?

We currently provide 24-hour home care services but not live-in caregiving. For our 24-hour home care service, two Homage Care Professionals will be scheduled for the visits. Care will be split into 12-hour shifts to support you and your loved one around-the-clock each day.

Are there subsidies available for Homage dementia care services?

Yes. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you can apply for financial subsidy under the Home Caregiving Grant to defray the cost of caregiving services.

Learn more about the eligibility criteria and application process via the Agency for Integrated Care website.

What our customers say

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Great help to me in my time of need

My mum’s helper was hospitalised suddenly and I needed urgent help to take care of my mum who has advanced dementia. Homage was able able to find caregivers for my mum within a very short notice. The caregivers possessed the skill sets that I had requested and were of great help to me in my time of need. Thank you Homage!

Bernice Loh, Google review
Professional service

Homage CP render their professional service to my dad who is a dialysis patient. CP assigned to wheel my dad to & fro from Dialysis Center within 300m walking distance. They are capable to load & unload my dad from wheelchair independently. They are friendly too. I'm looking forward to their next visit.

James, Google review
Doctor is qualified, friendly

Had a good experience with Homage's teleconsultation. The doctor is qualified, friendly and guided me on examination. She also explained my symptoms to me in detail, which is useful. The report provided has detailed information, and medicine was delivered to me on the same day even though my appointment was in the evening.

Victoria Chwa, Google review
Physiotherapist assigned is professional

Response from Homage is fast. And the physiotherapist assigned is professional in assessing and guiding my mom in her session.

Brenda Koh, Facebook review
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