Remind everyone to designate LPA

Henry Kwek (Nee Soon GRC) Speech on Amendment of Vulnerable Adult Bill Mr. Speaker, 1. I rise in support of the amendment. 2. I would also like to put on record my thanks to the MSF officers who work very hard to not just care for the needy, but always proactively consult VWOs as we change the law. 3. Members from the VWO sector whom I spoke to are supportive of this amendment. It strengthens how we protect our vulnerable adults,....

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Fire alarms for rental flats and speeding at Yishun

PQs from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 20 Mar 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Health (a) how many senior citizens currently suffer from incontinence; (b) what is the average cost to treat this illness; and (c) whether the Ministry will consider providing more subsidies for incontinence treatment so as to enable more senior citizens to seek treatment early. Answer 2. Er Dr Lee Bee Wah: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs (a) when will work begin on the installation of smoke and fire alarms for HDB rental flats;....

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Skillset for Taking Care of Seniors

Kwek Hian Chuan Henry COS Cut for MOH 1. In my recent private member motion on senior policy, I noted that MOH has embarked on arguably one of the fastest expansion in healthcare spending among developed countries. 2. In a few short years, we have ramped up considerable infrastructure. 3. However, effective healthcare, especially to meet our aging population, requires a well-trained healthcare workforce. 4. This proper training is especially important, given that we are also transforming the way we deliver healthcare services –....

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We’ve Got This Covered

Speech by Henry Kwek (Nee Soon GRC) Closing Speech on Motion on Seniors’ Policy Introduction Mr. Speaker, 1. It’s close to 8pm. We have worked hard, and deserve to be tired. 2. But fatigue aside, hearing the insights from my colleagues and the front-bench, have reminded me why parliament inspires. a. Here in parliament, our members serve as public intellectuals, crowdsourcing and distilled ideas from the whole of Singapore. b. And these ideas are robustly debate in this chamber.....

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