Sunday, May 30, 2010

Holiday Work - Part 1: Understanding the "Elderly Challenge"

Four key recommendations of the report:
Housing for seniors, accessibility for seniors, caring for seniors and opportunities for seniors.

One way that the CA1 report is recommending to make our public housing more elderly-friendly
It recommends a comprehensive range of housing options to meet the needs of seniors, complemented by goos support care services.

Two ways on how we can ensure that the quality of elderly care here in Singapore is affordable:
Older Singaporeans in need of care have access to a seamless continuum of healthcare and eldercare services addressing a diversity of needs, ensuring the dignity and quality of life of seniors are maintained.

Healthcare and eldercare services in Singapore are efficient, cost-effective and easily accessible to seniors living in the community.

Three things I can do to help over come these elderly challenges:
Volunteer to help in the healthcare and eldercare services, organise activities to visit the elderly, donate money to help in healthcare.