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Additional Precautions for Pre-school Students taking part in Indoor Activities during Phase 2 (Heightened Alert)
Jul 5, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Mohd Fahmi Bin Aliman whether additional precautions will be taken for pre-school students taking part in indoor activities during Phase 2 (Heightened Alert).
Plans to Study the Turnover Rate of Social Workers
Jul 5, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang whether the Ministry is studying the turnover rates of social workers and
the plans to increase the retention of social workers and reduce the burnout rate.
Next Enabling Masterplan Steering Committee to Chart Roadmap till 2030 to Support Persons with Disabilities to Build a More Caring and Inclusive Society
Jul 2, 2021
MSF has convened a Steering Committee to develop the next Enabling Masterplan for 2022 to 2030 to support persons with disabilities.
Completion Rate Of Probation Orders Remained High In 2020 With Strong Collaboration With Community Parners And Support Of Technology
Jun 4, 2021
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced that the completion rate of Probation Orders closed in 2020 remained high at 82%, despite the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
27 COVID-19 Positive Cases at MINDSville @ Napiri
Jun 2, 2021
27 persons at MINDSville @ Napiri Adult Disability Home, located at Lorong Napiri, have tested positive for COVID-19. MSF is working closely with the Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS) to ensure the safety and well-being of residents.
COVID-19 Recovery Grant - Temporary (CRG-T) For Workers Affected By Heightened Alert Measures
May 31, 2021
MSF will launch the COVID-19 Recovery Grant – Temporary (CRG-T) to provide one-off financial support for lower- to middle-income workers who are financially impacted by the tightening of safe management measures (SMMs) under this period of Heightened Alert.
Further Tightening of Safe Management Measures in Preschools and Early Intervention Centres to Minimise Transmission
May 15, 2021
In line with the shift to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) announced by the Multi-Ministry Taskforce, ECDA will further tighten safe management measures (SMMs) in preschools and Early Intervention centres from 16 May to 13 June 2021.
Proposed Amendments to Mental Capacity Act to Enable Lasting Power of Attorney to be Made Electronically
May 10, 2021
MSF is proposing to amend the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) to enable the making of the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) electronically.
Updated Safe Management Measures in Preschools and Early Intervention Centres to Minimise Transmission
May 5, 2021
In line with the Phase 3 – Heightened Alert stance from 8 May to 30 May 2021 announced by the Multi-Ministry Taskforce, the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) will enhance safe management measures (SMMs) in preschools and Early Intervention (EI) centres.
New Initatives to Enhance Inclusion and Support for Children with Developmental Needs
Apr 30, 2021
As part of the Government's continuing efforts to give every child a good start, the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) announced new initiatives to enhance inclusion and support for children with developmental needs.