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by Wing-Cheong Chan

eBook Singapore's Ageing Population: Managing Healthcare and End-of-Life Decisions (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series) epub
  • ISBN: 0415609755
  • Author: Wing-Cheong Chan
  • Genre: Other
  • Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (June 23, 2011)
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • ePUB size: 1974 kb
  • FB2 size 1160 kb
  • Formats lrf lit mobi rtf


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Introduction Wing-Cheong Chan 2. Overview of health and ageing issues in the Asia-Pacific region David R Phillips 3. Chronic disease, functional status and quality of life among the elderly in Singapore Tze Pin Ng 4. Managing later life and health: A study of older Chinese men living alone in Singapore Leng Leng Thang 5. Caregiving burden for terminally ill patients. Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series. The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of Southeast Asia. Learn mor. ubject Categories.

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Request PDF On Jan 1, 2013, Chan Wing Cheong and others published Singapore’s Ageing Population: Managing Healthcare . Article in Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia 28(3):595 · January 2013 with 17 Reads. How we measure 'reads'.

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The authors of the chapters have come from various disciplines, sociology, medicine, law and the Singapore public service. It is not a book that one normally finds among the traditional demographic or population issues literature: it contains discussions on topics that go beyond population statistics and the socio-economic consequences of population structural change.

London: Routledge, 2011. The conventional approach of addressing the challenges of sustainable healthcare for the elderly through the provision of hospitals will only solve a small part of the problem. 222 pp. The policy issue of old-age security has received growing attention as populations age and problems with existing policies begin to emerge. In 1994 the World Bank proposed a three-pillar pension system to meet the objective of old-age security. The various chapters of this book thus discuss the wider associated challenges and prospects; they incorporate both empirical evidence and other material to support their recommendations.

Wing-Cheong Chan (e., Singapore's Ageing Population: Managing Healthcare and End-of-life Decisions, Routledge, Abingdon, UK, 2011, 240 p. hbk £85, ISBN 13: 978 0 415 60975 3. DIANA T. F. LEE (a1). Published online by Cambridge University Press: 06 July 2012.

This has created new and increasing demands on Singapore's healthcare system and on the families of the older adults

This has created new and increasing demands on Singapore's healthcare system and on the families of the older adults. The challenge is in providing a system of care that is humane, effective and sustainable financially. This requires coordination between state funded providers, the family and the community.

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A rapidly ageing population is the most significant demographic issue confronting Singapore in our lifetime. This has created new and increasing demands on Singapore's healthcare system and on the families of the older adults. The challenge is in providing a system of care that is humane, effective and sustainable financially. This requires coordination between state funded providers, the family and the community.

This book offers a multi-disciplinary perspective by researchers from various disciplines such as medicine, sociology, anthropology and law on managing healthcare and end-of-life decisions in Singapore. Providing information and suggestions for better policy formulation towards the aged, this book is an invaluable resource for policy makers, serivce practitioners and scholars working on Asian gerontology.

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