Creating a caring kampung: Rethink how to care and support caregivers

Take care not to regard caregiving as a form of labour that can be exchanged for services as this diminishes the moral aspects of giving care.

Creating a caring kampung needs a rethinking about care in a more fundamental way, and beginning a care relationship with caregivers, say the writers. PHOTO: ST FILE
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With informal caregiving demands on the rise, Singapore needs to think about care more deeply, and value caregiving with a comprehensive societywide approach to create the inclusive society it wants.

But what does it take to create a "caring kampung"?

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