Jul 21, 2016 • By
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 consider all post-hospitalisation care options i... [Read More...]