09 Jun '11, 4pm

nursing

“Our inspectors regularly check that all nursing homes are properly maintained, keep their patient records in order and institute effective infection control measures. Nursing home operators are also required to maintain care standards on medication administration, fall prevention, housekeeping. Nursing homes that do not meet the required standards or which require closer monitoring for any other reason will be subject to more regular audits. MOH will also guide them on how to improve their performance”. Not surprising that such nonsense still happens despite “regular checks” by the MOH – if our ministers are so well-paid and useless, focusing instead on maintaining their jobs and paychecks instead of doing the proper stuff, can we expect the people in the rank and file to do any better? Other nonsense that happens on the ground includes (i) pushing the blame around whenev...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/06/09/video-nursing-hom...

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