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My experience in placing my mother on generic medication in Thailand

Thai people who visit government hospitals in Thailand would be required to pay only 30 baht per consultation which covers medication and even hospitalization (in a common ward and not single room). There are however certain medications which they would need to pay out of pocket but the charges is usually cheaper than buying the …

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Where to get medical supplies like hospital bed, wheelchairs, walking aids, medicine in Bangkok

When my mother have to be placed on tube feeding, we had to purchase various items quickly including hospital bed, oxygen concentrator, phlegm suction machine, hand restraints (as my mom have Alzheimer’s), wheelchair, gait belt, carry bag, anti bed sore pillow as well as items such as adult diapers, suction tubes and other medical supplies. …

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Tube Feeding in Thailand- excellent system and support for Alzheimer’s/dementia

Thailand has an excellent robust system available to assist patients who need to go on tube feeding. I have enormous gratitude towards the Thai healthcare system for providing support to my mother who is now on tube feeding as she developed dysphagia from end stage Alzheimer’s. When my mother could not longer take in sufficient …

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My experience with Mahachai Hospital (private healthcare in Thailand)

I have been staying with my mother in Thailand for a few years. My mom have a number of health ailments and we went to Mahachai Hospital (โรงพยาบาลมหาชัย), a private hospital located in Mahachai, Samut Sakhon for her follow up treatment. In the past few years, I have been very satisfied with their services hence …

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Disabled/ senior friendly supplies HomePro Thailand

Handrails, portable toilets and disable/senior supplies – HomePro Thailand

Seniors and older adults may face mobility issues due to aging, falls, illness or injuries. At the same time we also have those who become disabled due to illness or as the result of falls. As a caregiver for my mom who have mobility issues, I perfectly understand the challenges and predicament of this group …

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Where to buy handrails/ handbars for the elderly/disabled in Thailand

For the elderly and the mobility challenged persons, having a handrails along their beds and bathrooms are very useful. If you have an elderly person at home, installing handrails by the bathroom would help the person to be more independent. I’ve had handrails installed for my mom in my bathroom and it made a huge …

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