Health

2024: Covid-19 Treatment in Thailand/ do you still need to wear mask?

In 2024, wearing mask and checks are no longer enforced in airports. When my brother and other overseas visitors came, literally most travellers do not wear mask in the plane and airports. However, if you look around, immigrations officers, airport staff, and officers in commercial buildings would still wear mask especially in places where they …

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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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