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18 January 2017

Social documentary shines a spotlight on life in a nursing home

A documentary released today offers rare glimpses into the day-to-day realities of nursing home life in Singapore. It follows TV host and caregiver Anita Kapoor who volunteered to spend two weeks as a resident in a Singapore's nursing home. Together with the documentary, the Lien Foundation is seeking feedback on a draft Consumer Charter which articulates a more evolved philosophy of nursing home care that Singaporeans can aspire to in the years to come

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Life in a nursing home

Cameras follow TV host and caregiver Anita Kapoor as she spends two weeks in a Singapore's nursing home, providing a rare glimpse into the day-to-day realities of nursing home life. The raw and intimate 70-minute documentary was commissioned by the Lien Foundation as part of its efforts to raise awareness and spark collective conversations on ways to improve the quality of life in nursing homes. The Foundation also released a draft Consumer Charter and is seeking public feedback. The Charter articulates a more evolved philosophy of nursing home care that Singaporeans can aspire to in the years to come, covering aspirations in key areas such as privacy, independence and personal responsibility. 

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