General
The missing ‘home’ in a nursing home
 

The missing ‘home’ in a nursing home

Shared by:

 
A home is a private space for the owner and a living area that allows guests to socialise, and a place where you can relax and be yourself. One would expect that a nursing home has similar connotations, where the elderly can relax and socialise with others.
 
today.mims.com
 
21 Dec 2016 - General
 
The idea of nursing homes is not so much popular in India as here the children mostly take the responsibility of the elders. Even if all the facilities are present in the nursing home, still many elderly people face the problem of loneliness and long...
 (Total 121 words)
This kind of set up seems like so expensive. This will surely affect the cost effectivity of those patients admitted to this facility. Thinking that there should be a single bed or twin bed for each elderly. However, i find this idea great. On its ...
 (Total 71 words)
Kathleen Peralta Mostly, nursing homes are private that are run by welfare agencies and communities to have graceful last years of life and there are very few Government or paid nursing hom...
 (Total 55 words)
After reading this article, I wanted to ask whether nursing homes in Singapore are privately paid for the residents themselves or funded by the government? Also, are the nursing homes privately owned by a company or owned by the government? If it is ...
 (Total 88 words)
I like your point of view Chih Chiang Nieh but I am strongly against the nursing home due to lack of activities and near and dear family members. The reason behind is the Pakistani culture...
 (Total 49 words)
Also, the point on activities is extremely salient as well. Staying in bed all day in a nursing home would not be healthy, group workouts or classes would be fun for these individuals. Socialising may also make their experience there alot more intere...
 (Total 70 words)
Some say that the facilities aren't clean and sanitized, and often the elderly feel neglected without having anyone to interact with. I am not too sure about the amenities and facilities there but, perhaps it truly lacks the homely feel that the ...
 (Total 82 words)
I am quite surprised about the survey results to be honest. Most of my friends and their parents prefer to not go to a nursing home when they are older. So the results were really shocking for me. The elderly members in my family have made some comme...
 (Total 65 words)
A home is a private space for the owner and a living area that allows guests to socialise, and a place where you can relax and be yourself. Another recommendation is to make the nursing home's nearness in the group more conspicuous. Support bunch...
 (Total 104 words)
A home is a private space for the owner and a living area that allows guests to socialise, and a place where you can relax and be yourself. Now, one would expect that a nursing home has similar connotations, where the elderly can relax and socialise ...
 (Total 48 words)