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NTUC to open its first nursing home in Jurong West next year

Published on Jul 23, 2014 10:30 AM
 
Elderly residents at a nursing home. The National Trades Union Congress announced on Wednesday plans to build its first nursing home next year, to address the healthcare needs of the elderly. -- PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The National Trades Union Congress announced on Wednesday plans to open its first nursing home next year, to address the healthcare needs of the elderly.

The nursing home, located in Jurong West and expected to open in the third quarter of next year, can accommodate up to 290 people. 

It will also include a senior care centre that can cater to 60 more seniors.

The Ministry of Health awarded the tender to NTUC Health, which has elderly day care and activity centres, nursing services and clinics under its wing.

 
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