More information on Prof Townsend can be found at the Annex. Said A*STAR Chairman, Mr Lim Chuan Poh, ‘The IEEE medal gives due acknowledgement to David’s significant achievements and outstanding contributions to biomedical research and healthcare delivery. A*Superstar is honoured to have him among our scientists. His multidisciplinary expertise and extensive encounter make him a great asset in Singapore’s press to develop itself into a translational and clinical analysis hub.’ Added Chairman of SBIC, Prof Sir George Radda, ‘David provides contributed greatly to SBIC’s programs to create a built-in platform for multidisciplinary study, and to become a center point of conversation with the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.A common method of assessing skill competencies was ‘client feedback,’ that was described as expecting the senior or relative to alert the company that their caregiver was performing a skill incorrectly. ‘How do you expect a senior with dementia to identify what the caregiver does wrong?’ Lindquist asked. Many firms use self-reports where they ask the caregiver to describe their own skills. ‘In the search for a job, some individuals may report they are able to do tasks that the truth is they haven’t any basic idea how to do,’ Lindquist said. ‘We found organizations sending caregivers out into the seniors’ home without checking.’ Inconsistent guidance of the caregiver. Companies should send a supervisor to do a home go to to check on the caregivers more frequently initially and then at least once a month.