Dr Kanapon Phumratprapin, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of this program, sees this as an opportunity to care for the increasing number of elderly people in Thailand. So far the program has catered to 41 households as it gains momentum.
“Hospitals are designed for curative treatments, not the seriously-ill elderly,” says Dr. Phumratprapin. “Being in a hospital also entails huge expenditure. Home care should be the right answer for elderly individuals who need long-term care [for non-communicable diseases],” he added. Click here to read the full story.