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Learning Journey 1 - Caregiver Alliance - Redefining Schizophrenia: A Forum Between Doctors & Caregivers

Description

Do you have a relative or friend that needs caregiver support?

Learn about how caregivers help individuals with mental health problems - specifically schizophrenia - and the challenges that come with it. Listen to talks from doctors and professionals who are well-versed in the fields of mental health, schizophrenia, and the treatment of mental health issues.


Caregiver Alliance - Redefining Schizophrenia:
A Forum Between Doctors & Caregivers

Caregiver Alliance is a non-profit organisation dedicated to meeting the needs of families and caregivers of persons with mental illnesses.

In this Learning Journey, you will be able to learn more about caregiving practices from experienced caregivers and the challenges that new caregivers face.


Programme

01.30pm Registration


02.00pm LFG Discovery Briefing


02.30pm Introduction by Caregiver Alliance

Dr Sally Thio, Executive Director, Caregiver Alliance


02.45pm Symptoms and Prognosis of Schizophrenia

A/Prof Roger Ho Chun Man, Associate Professor and Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, NUS


03.15pm Treatment Choices and Updates in New Treatments

Dr. Soo Shuenn Chiang, Consultant and Clinical Director, Psychosis Clinic, NUHS

03.45pm Crisis Planning and Management

Dr Sally Thio, Executive Director, Caregiver Alliance


04.15pm Question and Answer


04.30pm Debrief & What's Next for LFG


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Create a better future for Seniors & Caregivers through the power of social entrepreneurship!

LeapForGood is a programme designed to help passionate change-makers take thoughtful and innovative ideas, and turn them into real and sustainable business solutions. Every year, we invite aspiring social entrepreneurs and companies/organisations to join us in creating solutions to address emerging social needs in Singapore. This year, our focus is on the Work, Life & Play of Seniors and Caregivers returning to work.


What's a Learning Journey?

This Learning Journey is a part of LeapForGood 2018, a programme that seeks to discover and get closer to the emerging social needs of seniors and caregivers through the sharing of insights and participation in interactive activities, with organisations active in the space.


Get more details on LFG here, and contact us at leapforgood@raise.sg if you have any other questions!

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  • The event description was updated. Diff#319971 2018-02-28 10:33:16
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Sat Mar 3, 2018
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM SGT
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Venue
NUH Seminar Room, Level 11, Room 11-02 & 11-03, NUHS Tower Block
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1E Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore 119228 Singapore
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LeapForGood 2018
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