Seniors' Mobility and Enabling Fund

The SMF supports caregivers in caring for seniors at home. It provides subsidies to offset the costs of assistive devices and home healthcare items.

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Who is Eligible?

Home Healthcare Items

  1. Care recipient must be Singapore Citizen (SC);
  2. Care recipient must be aged 60 years and above; 
  3. Care recipient must undergo assessment to determine the need and type of consumables home healthcare items needed (to be done by service providers); 
  4. Care recipient must be receiving services from:
    a. A home care provider;  
    b. Singapore Programme for Integrated Care for the Elderly (SPICE) programme or Integrated Home and Day Care (IHDC) Packages; or 
    c. A home palliative care provider;
  5. Care recipient and his/her household has per capita household monthly income of $2,000 or less or Annual Value (AV) of residence reflected on NRIC of $13,000 and below for households with no income; and 
  6. No other sources of concurrent subsidy for similar consumables home healthcare items.

Assistive Devices

  1. Care recipient must be Singapore Citizen (SC); 
  2. Care recipient must be aged 60 years and above; 
  3. Care recipient must undergo assessment to determine the need and type of mobility device (to be done by a qualified therapist or relevant professional); and
  4. Care recipient and his/her household has per capita household monthly income of $2,000 or less or Annual Value (AV) of residence reflected on NRIC of $13,000 and below for households with no income.

How can I apply?

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Caregivers Training Grant (CTG)

The CTG supports caregivers of seniors and those with disability, including family members and Foreign Domestic Workers (FDW), to attend caregiver training courses so that they can equip themselves with the necessary skills in caring for the physical and emotional needs of their care recipients. The CTG provides subsidies of up to $200 per eligible care recipient per financial year.

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Who is Eligible?


  1. Care recipient must be Singapore Citizen (SC) or Permanent Resident (PR);
  2. Care recipient must be aged 65 years old and above, or be certified to have a disability by a doctor; and
  3. Caregiver must be the main caregiver (immediate family member or FDW) looking after the care recipient and must complete any of the CTG-approved training courses.
 

Home Caregiving Grant (HCG)

The Home Caregiving Grant replaces the Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Grant from October 2019.

Home Caregiving Grant (HCG) can be used to defray the costs of caregiving expenses, such as the costs of eldercare and caregiver support services in the community, or hiring of a Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW). The HCG is a monthly cash payout of $200.

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Who is eligible?

If the care recipient is Singapore Citizen (SC)
1. Care recipient must always require some assistance with at least 3 ADLs;
2. Care recipient and his/her household has per capita household monthly income of $2,800 or less, OR belong to a household with no income and living in a residence with Annual Value of $13,000 or less;
3. Care recipient is not in a residential long-term care institution (e.g. nursing home).

If the care recipient is Permanent Resident (PR)
1. Care recipient must have a parent, child or spouse who is a Singapore Citizen;
2. Care recipient must always require some assistance with at least 3 ADLs;
3. Care recipient and his/her household has per capita household monthly income of $2,800 or less, OR belong to a household with no income and living in a residence with Annual Value of $13,000 or less;
4. Care recipient is not in a residential long-term care institution (e.g. nursing home).

How can I apply?


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Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concession for Aged Persons and Persons with Disabilities

The FDW Levy Concession supports households who need to hire a FDW to care for seniors or persons with disabilities. Eligible households will pay a lower concessionary FDW levy of $60 a month.

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Who is Eligible

If care recipient is Singapore Citizen (SC) 
1. Care recipient, FDW employer and FDW must reside in the same address; and
2. Care recipient must always require some assistance with at least 1 ADL or Care recipient is at least 67 years old*
*Seniors who meet the age, citizenship, and residential eligibility criteria do not need to apply for FDW Levy Concession as MOM will process the levy concession automatically with the FDW application.

If care recipient is Singapore Permanent Resident (PR)
1. Care recipient is at least 67 years old, and is the parent, parent-in-law, grandparent, or grandparent-in-law of the FDW employer;
2. The FDW employer or FDW employer's spouse must be SC; and
3. Care recipient, FDW employer and FDW must reside in the same address

How can I apply

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More Information

  • AIC Hotline: 1800-650-6060
  • Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 8.30pm
    Sat: 8.30am - 4.00pm

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