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Festival ChitChat#2: Building a Dementia Friendly Community

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Have you heard of a DFC (Dementia Friendly Community)?

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Have you heard of a DFC (Dementia Friendly Community)? Do you know how dementia network can bring together community partners and the community to support seniors and caregivers. Find out from our partners on how they engage and enable seniors to age well in place. Join representatives from AMKFSC Community Services, AWWA (Asian Women’s Welfare Association) Ltd and Montfort Care as they share their initiatives and plans with you.

For more programmes, please visit: Enabling Festival 2020

Nicodemus Ching

Mr Nicodemus Ching is a Registered Social Worker with the Singapore Association of Social Workers. He has been working with vulnerable families, seniors, persons with dementia and caregivers in varied settings such as family service centre, centre-based and caregiver services. He is also a pioneering team member of the AWWA Silver Station team in Woodlands and strives to increase community awareness & outreach to support older persons with dementia and their caregivers. He has developed local networks and actively seeks opportunities to nurture initiatives for a dementia-friendly Woodlands. Nicodemus is passionate about integrating and synergising trans-disciplinary collaborations towards social solutions.

Wang Yu Hsuan (Montfort Care)

Yu Hsuan joined Montfort Care in April 2017 and is currently the Director of its Eldercare Services. She works closely with various professionals and community stakeholders on the journey of evolving community social services delivery model. Montfort Care aims to improve the outcome of social work intervention through innovative integrated care delivery.

Prior to joining Montfort Care, Yu Hsuan had worked at the National Council of Social Service as well as the Marine Parade Family Service Centre and also led a senior care centre at Tsao Foundation. Yu Hsuan received her degree in Social Work in Taiwan and her Masters in Welfare Issues in Social Policy at University of Manchester (UK) in 2003.

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