Nectar Care Service (Singapore)

Nectar Care Service (NCS) is a registered society founded by several Buddhist organisations, Sangha and lay Buddhists since March 2009. 

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Nectar Care Service Courses

NCS offers training courses that integrate Buddhist teachings and palliative care practices. Through these courses, NCS strives to produce spiritual counsellors and volunteers to help terminally ill patients develop the internal strength to overcome obstacles. NCS seeks a group of committed volunteers, who have strong faith in the Buddha’s teachings, to attend the courses and join our team of volunteers to provide spiritual palliative care to the terminally ill.

  • Activities

    NCS organises activities such as introductory talks to end-of-life care, book clubs, workshops, talks, retreats, sharing through movies and case studies, and spiritual purification. The purpose of these activities is to promote awareness on education surrounding life and death

  • SPONSORSHIP

    We welcome like-minded individuals and organisations to our sponsorship program. NCS can be seen as a vehicle through which the broader Buddhist community could come together and act to provide a specialized, critical service for the benefit of all.

  • Services and Spiritual Care

    NCS has produced a specialised group of volunteers who serves to provide relief and comfort to cancer patients. The area of care includes keeping company, active listening, empathy and emotional support for patients and their families. Additionally, patients are guided to adopt a positive spiritual outlook in order to eliminate all fears, relinquish all attachments and have a sustained will to live out the rest of their lives in a peaceful and dignified manner.

  • UPCOMING EVENTS

    Public Talk (in Mandarin): Understanding Lung Cancer

    Speaker from Singapore Cancer Society

    Date: 2016 May 6 (Fri) 7.30pm – 9.00pm
    Venue: Nectar Care Service
    Fees: $10

    2016 Volunteer Training Course (Chinese)

    Module 1

    Class A:
    March 25 (Fri) 7.30pm – 9.30pm
    March 26 (Sat) and 27 (Sun) 10.00am – 6.30pm

    OR

    Class B:
    May 14 (Sat) 7.30pm – 9.30pm
    May 28 (Sat) and 29 (Sun) 10.00am – 6.30pm

    Course Fees: S$150 (For non-sponsors) / S$130 (For sponsors only) – includes course materials, lunch and refreshments over two and a half days (15 hours).