Nursing Homes

COVID-19: The Challenges of Keeping Adult Care Homes Safe

The recent news of the MINDSville@Napiri COVID-19 cluster is a stark reminder of the vulnerability of residential care centers during this pandemic. This is not the first outbreak to occur at an adult care home in Singapore. Last year, cases were found in nursing homes such as Lee Ah Mooi Old Age Home and Orange …

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Nursing homes bars visitors who were at TTSH, tighten Covid-19 measures to protect residents

SINGAPORE – Nursing homes are raising their guards against Covid-19. This follows the increase in community cases, including a nursing home resident testing positive after being discharged from Tan Tock Seng Hospital, where a cluster has been detected. She tested positive on April 29, a day after being discharged to United Medicare Centre (Toa Payoh) …

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The Straits Times: Nursing home residents in Singapore start to receive Covid-19 vaccine – 29 January 2021

SINGAPORE – A 95-year-old woman is among the first residents to receive their Covid-19 shots as nursing homes here start their vaccination programme. She received her first dose of the vaccine this week, as her nursing home, LC Nursing Home, is one of six homes which have started inoculating residents against the Covid-19 virus. The home said …

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CNA: Nursing homes turn to tech tools to manage workload, keep residents safe – 7 November 2020

Meal delivery robots, virtual speech therapy sessions and online scheduling mobile applications are among some technology tools that nursing homes have adopted to keep their residents and employees safe. Watch the video here: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/nursing-homes-turn-to-tech-tools-to-manage-workload-keep-13487204