Get Quality Care While Your Helper is Away

Looking for flexible care options for when your helper is unavailable? Let Homage Care Pros take over during this time. Book a care visit and be matched with the most suitable Care Pro for your needs.

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How can temporary caregivers support you when your helper is away?

Many Singaporean families rely on domestic helpers for their elderly loved ones’ care. However, according to the Ministry of Manpower’s regulations, your domestic helper is entitled to one rest day per week and must have one rest day each month that cannot be compensated away.

During your helper’s rest days, overseas home leave, or when you are waiting for a new helper to arrive, juggling caregiving with work and family responsibilities can leave you exhausted.

Flexible and short-term care support can be an alternative to taking on caregiving responsibilities on your own. Whether it is for a few hours each day, or for a few weeks or months, our trained caregivers will look after your family member whenever you need extra help.

Services Provided By Trained Caregivers

Personal Care

Assist with activities of daily living (ADLs) – eating, bathing, getting dressed, toileting, transferring, and continence.

Medication Reminders

No more missed doses. Our caregivers can help to remind your loved one to take their pills at the allotted time.

Staying Active

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

Medical Escort

Accompany and facilitate transport to-and-fro between home and medical appointments, scans and treatment visits.

Nursing Care

Our trained nurses can monitor and administer nursing procedures, from tube feeding and suctioning to injections and wound care.

Night Care

Care can be provided through the night to assist your loved one with toileting or nursing needs.

Cost of Temporary Care in Singapore

On average, relief care costs approximately $100 to $150 per day in Singapore, but care packages and subsidies are available to offset some of the cost.

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Daily Living Care

from
$ 23 /hour*
By local certified caregivers

Nursing Care

from
$ 26.5 /hour*
By local licensed nurses

How Homage works

How it Works - Step 1

Download the Homage mobile app

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How it Works - Step 1

Set up a care plan and get matched to a Care Pro

How it Works - Step 2

Receive care from our Care Pros

How it Works - Step 3

Book, manage and pay for visits all in one place

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Top Questions About Temporary Caregivers

Service FAQ

What is the shortest duration for a care visit by a temporary caregiver?

The duration of a Homage respite care visit starts from just one hour, depending on your family’s preferences and your loved one’s needs.

How long can I engage in temporary care?

Temporary care is meant to provide short-term caregiving respite, especially in cases where your loved one’s primary caregiver, such as a live-in domestic helper, is taking a rest day or on leave.

Whether your helper is away for weeks on home leave or taking their mandatory rest day on Sundays, you can engage our caregivers for extra help.

In fact, you can even engage in relief care for just an hour or two, while you run errands or take a short break from caregiving yourself.

What are Homage's care packages?

We have interim to longer-term respite care packages with varying care durations so that you and your loved one can find a care package which best fits your needs and preferences. Respite care packages can also help save up to 20% for multiple care sessions. Reach out to our Care Advisors at 6100 0055 for more details.

Are there subsidies for Homage's temporary care service?

Yes, you can apply for financial subsidy under the Home Caregiving Grant to defray the cost of temporary care arrangements at home. Learn more about the eligibility criteria and application process via the Agency for Integrated Care website.

Does Homage provide live-in caregivers?

Our caregivers currently provide 24-hour care service but not live-in caregiving. 

For our 24-hour care service, two caregivers will be scheduled for the visits. Care will be split into 12-hour shifts to support you and your loved one round-the-clock each day.

Can caregivers help with housekeeping?

Yes, Homage’s caregivers can assist with light housekeeping duties specific to your loved one’s care. For instance, it can include assisting with washing the dishes of the care recipient after meals, tidying the care recipient’s bed, and more.

How quickly can I get a caregiver?

We aim to match a Care Pro to your requested visit within 2-3 days. For bookings made 1-2 days before the visit date, we will try our best to match a Care Pro.

I have 2 care recipients in my home. Can one Homage caregiver care for both?

To ensure every individual who engages our services receives undivided attention and care, each care recipient would be matched to a dedicated Homage caregiver who fits their needs and preference.

If there are 2 care recipients residing in the same home who needs care in the same period, 2 Homage caregivers would be present to care for each recipient respectively.

What our customers say

Great work homage

Right from the start from signing up for an account, to making a booking on the app, to the confirmation of a Care Asst and to the whole visit concluding, its all a seamless and worry free process. Loved this service and would recommend it to anyone who requires the extra pair of hands and legs

Ben See, Google Review
Wonderful app wonderful service

Have been using this for a year to help my grandfather who frequently gets aspiration pneumonia and has difficulty leaving the house. The app is so easy to use, and the cherry on top is the wonderful service behind the app. Had some difficulty finding a doctor recently and Hakim called me back personally twice to ensure a doctor was found. Thank you so much, cannot recommend this app more.

Ichannie, App Store
Responsive App

Very responsive app, with options to chat with caregiver, review reports and contact support team for assistance.

Nizam Mohd, App Store
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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