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29
Jan
2016

Waiting time for professional assessment of persons with disabilities


Parliamentary Secretary answers question by Associate Professor Fatimah Lateef, MP for Marine Parade GRC on the waiting time for professional assessment of persons with disabilities

28
Jan
2016

Appointment of deputies for individuals no longer capable of decisions


Minister answers question by Ms Tin Pei Ling, MP for MacPherson GRC on the appointment of deputies for individuals no longer capable of decisions

28
Jan
2016

Take-up rate for Lasting Power of Attorney


Minister answers question by Mr Seah Kian Peng, MP for Marine Parade GRC on the take-up rate for Lasting Power of Attorney

28
Jan
2016

Take up rate for paid paternity leave


Minister answers question by Mr Seah Kian Peng, MP for Marine Parade GRC on the take up rate for paid paternity leave

27
Jan
2016

Speech by Ms Ang Bee Lian at the Universal Periodic Review


Speech by Ms Ang Bee Lian, Director of Social Welfare at the United Nations Periodic Review in Geneva on 27 January 2016

20
Jan
2016

Addendum to the President's Address (2016)


The social needs of our citizens and families are becoming more complex as the demographics, economics and family structures in Singapore change.  In the years to come, MSF will focus on strengthening marriages and families, providing a good start for our young, extending a helping hand for the vulnerable, and fostering a caring community.

12
Jan
2016

Public supports proposed changes to Mental Capacity Act


The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) received 24 feedback inputs to the proposed changes to the Mental Capacity Act, with the majority expressing support. Other than individuals, groups such as Association of Banks in Singapore, the Law Society of Singapore and Life Insurance Association Singapore shared their feedback during the public consultation period from 7 to 28 December 2015.

07
Jan
2016

Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at the opening of Eden Centre @ Clementi


Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Social and Family Development, at the opening of Eden Centre @ Clementi on 7 January 2016

04
Jan
2016

Enhanced Support for Aspiring Early Childhood Leaders Through SkillsFuture Study Awards


The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) has introduced the SkillsFuture Study Award for Early Childhood (EC) sector to develop and deepen the skills of EC educators to assume leadership responsibilities. This complements the suite of programmes already available to support EC educators at various stages of their career.

17
Dec
2015

$116 million disbursed under ComCare in 2014


About $116 million in ComCare assistance was provided in Financial Year 2014 (FY14) from 1 Apr 2014 to 31 Mar 2015. According to the latest ComCare Annual Report published by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), this is an increase of more than 10% in ComCare assistance disbursed compared to $102 million in the previous FY.

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