Palliative care inadequate in Malaysia, say netizens

Nowhere to go: Seniors with chronic health conditions are sent to old folks homes as they do not have anyone to care for them.

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia lacks palliative care for those suffering from serious illnesses, said netizens in response to The Star’s exclusive on abandoned seniors.

Yesterday, The Star reported that some seniors with terminal or chronic health conditions are practically abandoned at hospitals and old folks homes as their children do not want to take care of them.

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