General
Why are nursing home careers so unpopular in Singapore?
 

Why are nursing home careers so unpopular in Singapore?

Shared by:

 
Singapore's ageing population foresees a need for more nursing homes to be built to attend to the needs of the elderly in the near future. However, infrastructure and building aside, the local attitude which tends towards the shunning of a nursing home career looks likely to pose a manpower issue, one that is unlikely to be easily resolved.
 
today.mims.com
 
23 Feb 2017 - General
 
Now this is somewhat an opposite scenario compared to United Arab Emirates. Home care is almost banking in middle east countries because they are somewhat dependent on nurses or healthcare professionals in terms of their health. The pay is higher in home care nursing than those working in the hospital. I am quite surprised with Singapore that the pay isn't that good and of course we all know that personal development isn't good with house cases compared with hospital setting. Maybe I'...
 (Total 95 words)