CAL In The Spotlight

The collection below lists instances in which CAL was featured by the media: in newspapers, on television and on radio. Also included are other mentions, such as in publications and speeches. Know something that's not included? Notify us about it through our website's enquiries form!

18 Oct 2020

The Straits Times

Caregivers need to seek support to avoid burnout: Experts

Jared Goh, a caregiver to his sister and Head of Operation and Partnership for Caregivers Alliance Limited, shared with The Straits Times about his caregiving journey.

12 Oct 2020

The New Paper

Caregivers face great pressure and need more help, say advocates

Caregivers shares with The New Paper on how it is important for caregivers to seek help and support whenever they need it.

08 Jun 2020

The Straits Times

Charities face new fund-raising reality amid pandemic

An article by The Straits Times considers how charities have to adapt their fundraising models, and connect with their donors virtually. It mentions CAL as one of the charities that is running an online initiative, namely the Climb for Mental Wellness campaign that was launched on 6 June 2020.

24 May 2020

88.3JIA

The Elderly, Mental Health and Caregiving

Yin Feng, a CAL staff, is interviewed by Radio 88.3JIA. She discusses how mental health affects the elderly, giving her views on some common questions about aging and sharing tips to stay healthy.

29 Apr 2020

The New Paper

Non-profit organisation continues to support caregivers

One way that CAL supports caregivers is by giving them an avenue to meet others facing similar challenges. Nadia Daeng, a caregiver who went through CAL's C2C programme, shares how important such peer support was to her.

22 Apr 2020

AIC Blog

Stressed Caregivers: Self-care via Body, Mind, and Spirit

Karen Poh, a caregiver to her son and a Volunteer Manager at CAL, gives advice to other caregivers who are feeling stressed. She reminds them that it is important to practise self-care to be able to cope in the long run, and this can be done by considering the well-being of one's Body, Mind and Spirit.

17 Jan 2020

NUS

Speaking Your Mind: Personal stories about mental health

NUS' Speaking Your Mind Project launched a collection of stories about mental health on 18 January 2020. Included are personal accounts by caregivers who have benefited from CAL's services. The eBook is available for online viewing.

27 Dec 2019

Channel NewsAsia

Hugs and heartaches: Ageing parents stay strong despite challenges raising children with autism

An article by Channel NewsAsia on parents of autistic children features Jorah Mahmud, a caregiver who benefited from CAL's training programme when her son was admitted into the Institute of Mental Health (IMH). According to her, being able to share her experiences and to hear from others about their experiences was helpful.

06 Dec 2019

Speech

Speech by Mr Edwin Tong, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Law and Ministry of Health, at the Caregivers Charity Lunch 2019

Senior Minister of State Edwin Tong was the Guest-of-Honour at CAL's Charity Lunch 2019. His speech acknowledges the important role that caregivers play, and recognises CAL's efforts to form strong networks in the community through encouraging peer support and volunteering.

26 Oct 2019

The Straits Times

When Your Child Has OCD

Singapore has a higher prevalence of OCD than the global norm. In this The Straits Times article on youths in Singapore with OCD, Evelyn (staff at CAL and a caregiver to her son) shares about the improvement in her family situation after attending the C2C programme.

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