Jul 21, 2016 • By
Active Global Specialised Caregivers featured in today's South China Morning Post, introducing home care as an alternative option to NGO-run post-hospitalisation services and how useful and important it can be after patients’ discharge.
Date: 21 July 2016
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Home care should be seen as key option after patients’ discharge
PUBLISHED : Thursday, 21 July, 2016, 4:09pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 21 July, 2016, 11:20pm
Hong Kong and Singapore face the same pressures when it comes to discharging patients and finding them viable transitional care and long-term discharge support services.
The key difference is that Singapore’s hospitals recognise the usefulness of home-care services in the private sector.
Medical social workers in Singapore’s public hospitals have a fairly open-minded and pragmatic approach and would not hesitate to co... [Read More...]