Caregivers Alliance Limited
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Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL) is dedicated to meeting the needs of caregivers of persons with mental health issues. While there are other organisations providing support to the community affected by mental health issues, only CAL focuses exclusively on supporting caregivers with professional services. CAL was formed in Oct 2011 by BinjaiTree Limited, Singapore Anglican Community Services and Caregivers' Association of the Mentally Ill. The objectives of CAL are to: 1) Outreach and provide training to caregivers 2) Identify and develop caregiver leaders who can provide peer support 3) Advocate on behalf of caregivers of persons with mental health issues
Caregivers Support Centre (CSC)Outreach to caregivers is mainly conducted by the CSC team which is located in the main lobby outside IMH Outpatient Clinic B. Services provide include counselling, referral and support.Caregivers-to-Caregivers Education Programme (C2C)C2C is a 12-week training course for caregivers of persons with mental health issues. Caregivers will acquire knowledge on mental illness and have experiential learning to empathise and journey alongside their loved ones. It also helps caregivers understand their own emotional journey towards recovery, thereby facilitating their emotional healing and support.Individual Training and Support (ITS)For caregivers who are unable to attend the C2C programme, the ITS programme provides individual in-person support at or near the home, as well as training to caregivers based on the C2C programme. The caregivers are also supported through phone calls and linkage to appropriate support groups.