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Friends of CaregiverAsia are accomplished professionals in their fields as well as dedicated caregivers. When not busy making a positive impact on their surroundings, friends of CGA gratify others with their insightful and heartwarming stories.

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8 Best Ways to Find Work as a Locum GP

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 14, 2017 3:19:05 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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This article is written by April Han. She is a multi-passionate entrepreneur. With a formal education in Business Administration and years of working with healthcare startups under her belt, she is able to provide valuable advice to aspiring locums in terms of creativity, innovation, and discovery of solutions to the challenges amid our society’s growing demand for health services. A life-long learner with a growth mindset, she is currently expanding her knowledge of the healthcare marketplace through online courses and hands-on training from world-class mentors.

Are you ready to find work as a locum GP? There are various ways to find clients that pay well. But since you’re not looking for a permanent doctor role, you must learn to sell your skills.

There are substantial work opportunities for locum GPs in Singapore because the country’s hospitals are highly regarded worldwide. Even Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe flies to Singapore for a medical checkup.

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快来CaregiverAsia延长您的BCLS证书期限并获得工作机会

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 7, 2017 6:30:48 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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如果您想要延长BCLS、AED或CPR的证书期限,那么就来CaregiverAsia吧!我们将返还50%的现金并提供护理工作机会!

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How to Survive as a New Locum GP

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2017 10:42:05 AM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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This article is written by April Han. She is a multi-passionate entrepreneur. With a formal education in Business Administration and years of working with healthcare startups under her belt, she is able to provide valuable advice to aspiring locums in terms of creativity, innovation, and discovery of solutions to the challenges amid our society’s growing demand for health services. A life-long learner with a growth mindset, she is currently expanding her knowledge of the healthcare marketplace through online courses and hands-on training from world-class mentors.

The feeling of isolation and being overwhelmed by the heaviness of responsibilities are just a couple of reasons it’s hard to survive as a new locum GP. So, what should you do to keep yourself from sweating bullets as you start your independent practice?

In this article, we’re going to help you make your life as a new locum GP pleasant and rewarding. This guide contains the information you need to become more confident in your daily work and the steps to take to build your portfolio. Here's how to survive as a new locum GP!

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5 Things to Consider When Outsourcing Your Freelancing Projects

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 17, 2017 5:19:00 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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This article is written by Quin Hoskins. Having studied law and several science-related subjects at degree level, this has provided him with the perfect foundation to cover an eclectic range of topics in his freelance writing career. From the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs to countless travel sites, he is proud to be associated with companies and organizations that are definitely at the top of their game. The flexibility of his freelance writing business allows him to devote a significant proportion of his time to study and is finishing his last course – out of 6 – towards his LLB (Hons) this year. He is also an avid traveler and has proudly visited 40 other countries to date, with much more planned for the future.

There will undoubtedly be times in your freelancing career where you will find that you have bitten off more than you can chew when it comes to your work commitments. More especially in the earlier days, when you are finding your feet with your working schedule, in your excitement you may contract to more work than you could ever physically hope to handle. If you are planning to get extra help, here are things to consider when outsourcing your freelancing projects.

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失智症友好型的新家坡

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 22, 2017 3:57:26 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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您知道吗?在新加坡,包括阿尔茨海默症在内的失智症患病人数预计在2015年将达到4.5万人,并且将在2030年前达到10.3万人。而根据阿尔茨海默症国际协会的数据,在马来西亚,患病人数会达到这个数字的一倍多。

阿尔兹海默症是失智症的众多形式之一,并且被看作是最常见的失智症。它是一种不可逆转的、程度逐渐递进的大脑紊乱,会慢慢地破坏记忆和思考能力,最终使人连简单的小事都无法做到。

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Understanding Tort of Negligence as a Medical Professional Freelancer

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2017 4:34:18 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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This article is written by Quin Hoskins. Having studied law and several science-related subjects at degree level, this has provided him with the perfect foundation to cover an eclectic range of topics in his freelance writing career. From the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs to countless travel sites, he is proud to be associated with companies and organizations that are definitely at the top of their game. The flexibility of his freelance writing business allows him to devote a significant proportion of his time to study and is finishing his last course – out of 6 – towards his LLB (Hons) this year. He is also an avid traveler and has proudly visited 40 other countries to date, with much more planned for the future.

Any medical professional in the world will always be acutely aware of the possibility of a law suit being pursued against them if they are ever accused of being negligent to a patient, client or another colleague in some way. When you work as an employee, the chances are that you will receive refresher training on this exact subject on a relatively regular basis. However, when you work as a freelance medical professional, the onus will be upon you to ensure you are fully up-to-speed on the laws concerning the tort of negligence; this is precisely where this article aims to be of assistance.

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5 Things I Love Most About Being a Freelance Nurse

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 22, 2017 10:34:15 AM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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My name is Siti, and I am both a full time nurse and a freelance nurse. I started my nursing journey in ITE studying and furthered my studies overseas at Coventry University in the UK. I have been practicing as a nurse for over six years. I worked in Coventry & Warwickshire Hospital in their mental health institute and am currently working in an Aesthetic clinic. I work as a freelance nurse during my off days and here are the five reasons why I love being a freelance nurse and why you should give it a try!

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CaregiverAsia Ebook Series The eBook of Myths

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 21, 2017 9:25:25 AM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Ebooks

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For most of our lives, we've been taking a coke drink or pineapple juice to relieve diarrhea, avoiding cold drinks when we have a cough, banning ourselves from peanuts and chocolates if we have a sore throat, etc. Our choices of foods, medicines, and lifestyles may be made based on what we learned from our friends, family or media more often than we realize. How many of these recommendations have a basis and how many are just MYTHS?

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5 Reasons Why I Chose to be a Freelance Nurse

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 14, 2017 5:35:43 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Freelancing

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My name is Wageeza, and I had been a full time nurse for over three years and a freelance nurse for two years. I have a child who is four years old, and I am also currently studying. Here are the reasons why being a freelance nurse works better for me.

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月子期中爸爸和妈妈对初为人父母的看法

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 11, 2017 6:14:32 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in All About Pregnancy

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啊……对于家庭生活而言,宝宝的诞生通常预示着欢乐、幸福和希望!爷爷、奶奶、阿姨、叔叔、兄弟、姐妹、好朋友们都会放下手头所有的事情来迎接新生儿和新妈妈!新奶奶们将满含着骄傲的热泪拥抱她们的女儿,而新阿姨们也会满含着爱意的眼泪拥抱她们的侄子或侄女。妈妈怀抱着宝宝,每个人都将聚集在她身边,谈论着宝宝有多么可爱,谈论着妈妈看上去有多么美丽,尤其是带着产后幸福的红晕!

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