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INTRODUCTION TO NURSING HOMES

A nursing home is for the long term. Choose one carefully as the senior will be uprooting from his home and moving into a new place. 

SERVICES PROVIDED

A nursing home provides the following services:

HOW TO APPLY


An elderly person applying to stay in a nursing home must:

  • Be physically or mentally disabled because of illness.
  • Be semi-mobile, use a wheelchair or is bedbound, and needs daily care and help with activities like going to the toilet or walking.
  • Have tried all other care options, such as hiring a domestic worker, or using day care, home care and other services.
  • Be unable to be cared for at home by family or service providers.
  • Pass means-test for long-term subsidies.


It costs between $1,200 and $3,500 a month to stay in a nursing home(before means-testing). 


If you​ need more information or want ​help paying for the service, please speak to your service provider or the Medical Social Worker.

You can find nursing homes using the E-care Locator.

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Nursing Homes in Singapore provide long-term care for seniors who cannot be cared for at home or in their community.
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