11 Feb '12, 4am

Health Ministry to proceed with eldercare centre in Woodlands #Singapore

(MOH) will proceed with building an elderly daycare centre at the void decks of two blocks in Woodlands despites concerns raised by residents, reported The Straits Times . However, the ministry added that it will take into considerations the concerns raised by the residents who petitioned against the plans before building the 570 sq m elder-care centre. Earlier this week, residents living in the two estates raised issues such as spacial constraints, devaluing of property, and the right to enjoy what little space left at the areas may by building the centre near their houses. Another concern is that the area may be considered inauspicious with more deaths or accidents occurring. Ellen Lee, a Member of Parliament for the affected residents, told the broadsheet that she was informed of the decision to proceed with the plans by MOH. She has since visited all 120 households to ...

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