Sunday, June 13, 2010

ADMT Holiday Homework Part 1

-Explain in your own words, the FOUR key recommendations of the report.
The four key recommendations of the report are: Providing a comfortable home for the elderly in Singapore, making more places easier and better to be accessed by the elderly, having places for healthcare for the elderly and getting the elderly involved with the community.

-State ONE way that the CAI report is recommending to make our public housing more elderly-friendly
They recommend the Government to set up a new intermediate residential care facility, to address the current service gap in intermediate residential care for seniors.

-State TWO ways on how we can ensure that the quality of elderly care here in Singapore is affordable
Top up Medisave accounts of less well-off Singaporeans when there are budget surpluses that the Government can share with the people, and have a Family Practitioner based holistic care for seniors.

-After reading the CAI report, what do you are the THREE things that you can do, as an SST student, to help overcome these elderly challenges
We can help some of the elderly to acquire new skills such as using a computer. We can also encourage them to stay active and healthy. Lastly, we can go around to public places and see what we can improve on to make it more elderly friendly.

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