It Takes a Village to Raise a Child – By Board Advisor Ms Denise Phua
It takes a village to raise a child. This is even more true for children with special needs or disabilities. That village includes their families and the rest of society.
CaringSG seeks to build an inclusive Singapore through connecting, enabling and empowering the caregivers who often are the main supporters of their beloved special children. It adopts a unique and structured approach to reach out and tap on partners from the larger community of professional and grassroots volunteers and fellow caregivers.
CaringSG’s mission is worthy. I urge you to be an active contributor of your time, funds and other support in honour of this cause.
Alone, one can do so little. Together, we can achieve much more. Only then, will Singapore grow from strength to strength.
To be updated on CaringSG’s latest events and join your preferred caregiver support groups in our CaringSG Alliance Network (CAN), sign up as a CaringSG member and let us know your preference!
For all the caregivers out there, we see you care. And we care for you, too. For all the professionals who are out there, thank you for coming together with caregivers to learn and grow together.
A wonderful 3,000 caregivers and their loved ones joined us at the CARECarnivals, at Enabling Village, Kampung Admiralty, Heartbeat@Bedok
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The Purple Parade 2023, held on November 4th, was a heartwarming celebration of inclusion and support for individuals with special needs, their caregivers, and supporters.
You cannot pour from an empty cup; self-care is a necessary part of being an effective caregiver. It is perfectly okay to pamper yourself to something you’d like to do, prioritise rest and lean on others when you feel weary.