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Sick and elderly Singaporeans pack JB nursing homes


Singaporeans Sim Ah Chew (left), 71, and Haji Haroy, 79, live in the 210-bed Spring ValleyHomecare. Spring  Valley's Singaporean-Malaysian owners recently bought an 8,000 sq ft piece of land in Johor Baru and plan to build a three-storey, 84-bed nursing home by the end of the year. -- ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH

Singaporeans Sim Ah Chew (left), 71, and Haji Haroy, 79, live in the 210-bed Spring ValleyHomecare. Spring Valley's Singaporean-Malaysian owners recently bought an 8,000 sq ft piece of land in Johor Baru and plan to build a three-storey, 84-bed nursing home by the end of the year. -- ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH

SINGAPORE: In a quiet private estate within Taman Johor, a 30-minute drive from the Causeway, there is a large two-storey bungalow with high ceilings and a lush garden.

At first glance, it looks like a typical suburban residence. But it is really a nursing home, and Singaporean Andrew Tan is one of its residents.

Taman Johor , Causeway , Singapore , Malaysia , Johor Baru

   

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