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What is a Live-In Caregiver


Caregiving Scope Active Global Holistic Caregiving Plan™
Mostly limited to basics Caregiving scope varies

Each Caregiver has several patients to look after
Our proprietary Active Global Holistic Caregiving Plan ™ includes:
  1. Activities of Daily Living
  2. Support to the Patient's specific condition
  3. Monitoring of Patient’s condition
  4. Well Being plan: Specific individual and Social activities
  5. Exercise routine (adapted to the Patient’s condition)
  6. Emergency contacts
Training Extensive Training
Limited (if any) Training standards vary across nursing homes

• All our Specialised caregivers are extensively trained as nurses or nursing aides in their countries.

• We give additional training to all our new caregivers before deployment with their patient.

• Our Caregivers are trained to deal with Emergencies and to focus on the patient’s well being

Support 24/7 support in
case of emergency
Limited support Professional 24/7 support
Respite Option Respite caregiver
option available 
Typically no respite during
day off or annual leave
Nursing homes provide
a 24/7 solution
Cost Higher salary
(starting at SGD 600)
for the caregiver, who is
highly skilled and motivated
Lower salary,
sometimes lower motivation
as a consequence
Cost often comparable
or higher to having a Live-In Caregiver
Loan We do NOT charge any
fees to our caregivers
Helpers are charged
agency fees which they
have to repay
Not applicable

• We do NOT charge any fees to our caregivers. (not in Singapore, not in their country). 

• Helpers are charged agency fees which they have to repay. You are often requested to loan them money while they repay you on their salary. This can have a negative impact of their motivation

VISA Type FDW work permit FDW work permit Not applicable