Public hospitals becoming more elder-friendly
Published on Nov 21, 2012 10:58 AM
Public hospitals here are retrofitting their wards to make them more elder-friendly, to cater to the ageing population here.
For instance, at four newly renovated class B2 wards in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, each ward cubicle of five beds now has its own nurse's station.
This means nurses assigned to these stations have a direct line of sight to their patients, and can respond quickly to them.
Thursday's Mind Your Body has more details on such features that hospitals are adopting.
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