12 Jun '11, 9am

"When a Singaporean slapped a Filipino maid, she was jailed, but when a Filipino nurse slapped a Singaporean, she...

Despite the massive outcry from Singaporeans, the two Filipino nursing aides who was captured physically abusing a 75 year old elderly resident on a spy camera continue to work at Nightingale nursing home after being ‘disciplined’. In the secretly shot footage, Madam Peh Siew Lay, 75, is seen seemingly unclothed and sitting under a whirring fan for about 30 minutes. She is later flung onto her bed, and is slapped on her mouth when she groans. The Filipino nursing aide who slapped her has since left the home. The home at Braddell Road was owned by the Nightingale group of companies which also run two other nursing homes. It claimed that the incident was an ‘isolated one.’ The management at the home will be meeting families of residents to allay their fears. ‘We want to explain the incident to them and to allay their fears. We are also getting feedback from them about our se...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/06/12/abusive-filipino-...

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