The rapid growth in the older people population and the accompanying increase in support needs such as health care, housing, income security and other social services must be put into utmost consideration. The guidelines focuses on a community-based program that involves the community/neighborhood taking steps to enhance the care-giving abilities of the families who look after its sick, frail, bedridden or disabled senior citizens. This involves capability building activities for homecare volunteers, coordinators and family/ kinship carers.

Language: English

Published: Department of Social Welfare and Development, 2010