06 Feb '13, 8am

[S'PORE PROPERTY NEWS] YET another group of residents raise concerns over new nursing home in their neighbourhood

Some residents ofYew Mei Green (above), who objected to a nursing home being sited near their condo, were concerned about the impact of the project on traffic in the area. -- ST PHOTO: JOYCE FANG YET another group of residents is unhappy that a nursing home will be built in their neighbourhood. In the latest case of the Nimby (not in my backyard) syndrome, residents of a Yew Tee condominium have met their MP to express their concerns. About 100 Yew Mei Green residents attended the dialogue with Chua Chu Kang GRC MP Gan Kim Yong last Friday, during which staff from the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Land Transport Authority (LTA) also outlined what would be done to tackle concerns. The Yew Tee nursing home is one of 10 to be built islandwide by 2016 to meet the needs of an ageing population. The 0.22ha open space - the size of about half a football field - will tentatively be...

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