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The suitability of sending elderly to nursing homes. GROUP 6 GROUP LEADER: WANG TIANCHENG(25) GROUP MEMBERS: YEO JIONG HAN(26) JACK YONG(27) ZHU YUCHEN(28). Content page. Cover page Content page Introduction Methodology Results Discussion Limitations Extensions Conclusion.

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The suitability of sending elderly to nursing homes

The suitability of sending elderly to nursing homes

GROUP 6GROUP LEADER: WANG TIANCHENG(25)

GROUP MEMBERS:YEO JIONG HAN(26)JACK YONG(27)ZHU YUCHEN(28)


Content page
Content page

  • Cover page

  • Content page

  • Introduction

  • Methodology

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Limitations

  • Extensions

  • Conclusion



Background information
Background information

  • Aging population in Singapore (Singapore Census)

  • Increase in demand for nursing homes

  • More voluntary organisations and nursing homes being built and formed


Reasons for research topic
Reasons for research topic

  • Due to the aging population, there is an increase in demand of the number of beds in the nursing homes and the number of nursing homes. However due to recent incidents of severe abuse in nursing homes (Nightingale incident) and increasing number of people doubting the trustiness of nursing homes, our group is worried if the nursing homes are suitable for the elderly to be in it.



Methodologies1
Methodologies

  • Conducted survey to find out general public’s view on nursing homes and if they will send their parents there(20 respondents)

  • Conducted interview and interviewed professional of nursing homes to find out her view on nursing homes(Mrs. Margaret Lim, Supervisor of St. Andrews Home for the Aged)


Methodologies2
Methodologies

  • Survey—conducted between 20 adults,11 female and 9 male


Methodologies3
Methodologies

  • Survey—conducted between 20 adults, ranging in age between 26 to 49 years old










Analysis discussion1
Analysis & Discussion

  • Target group: those with mental illnesses

  • Tailored programmes

  • Negatives: lack of close proximity

  • NIMBY

  • Advantages: facilities

  • Upgrading, Renovation


Analysis discussion2
Analysis & Discussion

  • COMMUNICATION!

  • Misconception – abuse

  • Negative perception – NIMBY


Analysis discussion3
Analysis & Discussion

What should be done?

  • Public education videos

  • Campaigns

  • Proper practices

  • Upgrade training process

  • Positive interactions



Limitations
Limitations

  • Small survey size due to time constraints

  • Interviewee refused to talk much and refused to answer some of the questions

  • A sound recording was not allowed during the interview

  • Time


Extensions
Extensions

  • One extension of this problem to finding the age group of elderly that is most suitable of going to nursing homes

  • Another extension is finding out if elderly with children should go to nursing homes



Conclusion1
Conclusion

  • In conclusion, our group has agreed through the analysis of the results that the nursing homes were indeed suitable for the elderly, especially those with mental illnesses, despite certain misconceptions about the nursing homes due to the “black sheep”, which do not abide by proper rules and regulations.


References
References

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