It is expected that misunderstandings may arise between you and your Maid.
Some Simple Tips :
Don’t make assumptions
Conflicts may occur because of simple misunderstandings. Stay calm and ask questions
to understand the situation, instead of jumping to conclusions. Many FDWs are unfamiliar
with everyday aspects of singaporean life such as electrical appliances, hygiene habits and
Even if the FDW doesn’t follow simple instructions, or makes the same mistake more than
once, it is important to be patient. the learning process takes time and additional stress
from scoldings or reprimands will not benefit anyone.
Ensure her needs are met
Conflicts may arise because the FDW is exhausted, overworked or having difficulty adjusting
to a new environment. Talk to the FDW to find out if she can cope with her workload, and if
necessary, discuss strategies to help her settle into your household better