Zao Bao, 23 Feb 2017
DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam at the Care & Share Thank-You Show on 28 April 2016
” One of the VWOs that has benefited from Care & Share – CAL (Caregivers Alliance Limited) – is indeed reaching out to these caregivers. CAL is a young VWO, led by Dr Sally Thio, who has had many years in the field. They began services in 2012, with the aim of supporting, training and empowering caregivers of persons with mental illnesses. They are already working actively with IMH and other government and community stakeholders, and doing good work. CAL and JurongHealth now intend to collaborate with each other so as to expand its services in the western region, investing in VWOs’ people and capabilities.
We will do all we can to support and strengthen our VWOs, as we grow our social service sector. We are investing in their people and capabilities. For example, the Social Service Institute (SSI) plans to train up to 16,000 people by 2020, through a range of programmes, from leadership to specialised social service skills. It will be extending its training from its current focus on training professionals to those in the community such as volunteers and caregivers..” > More
Straits Times, 11 Feb 2016
Straits Times, 10 Feb 2016
Straits Times, 4 August 2014