ANTICIPATED RESPECTIVE BUDGETS REQUIRED FOR EACH OF NEXT FIVE YEARS FOR EXPANSION OF SENIORS’ MOBILITY & ENABLING FUND AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FUND

MP Pritam Singh

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Health what are the anticipated respective budgets required for each of the next five years to accommodate the expansion of the Seniors’ Mobility & Enabling Fund and the Assistive Technology Fund as announced in January 2022.

Mr Ong Ye Kung:  The estimated average additional annual budget required for the Seniors’ Mobility & Enabling Fund (SMF) expansion is $49 million over the next five years, compared to the average annual utilisation of around $27 million over the previous five years. For the Assistive Technology Fund (ATF), estimated annual budget over the next five years is $7 million, compared to the average annual utilisation of $4 million in the previous five years.

Ministry of Health
14 February 2022

https://sprs.parl.gov.sg/search/sprs3topic?reportid=written-answer-9966

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