04 Mar '11, 11pm

Geriatric care to be top priority in coming decade: EVERY doctor, nurse and therapist will be taught geriatric m...

The East Java hospital team visiting St Luke's ElderCare in Hougang in August 2010. All healthcare workers will be taught geriatric medicine so they will be well-placed to help the ageing population manage their diseases well. -- ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG EVERY doctor, nurse and therapist will be taught geriatric medicine so they will be well-placed to help the ageing population manage their diseases well. It will be a 'core competency' for all healthcare workers, said Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan in Parliament on Friday. He said his ministry's priority for the next decade is to transform long-term care so it will be among the best in the world. This will become increasingly important as Singapore's population ages. Dr Lam Pin Min (Ang Mo Kio GRC) said that by 2030, one in five people here would be 65 years of age or older. To spearhead the move, a new Geriatric Education a...

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