CU-MEDi students and faculty recently visited Chersery Home (Geriatric Hospital and Rehabilitation Center) on August 22, 2023, where they were warmly greeted by CEO Dr. Kengpong Tangarunsanti and his team.
Our second-year students are currently studying about older persons and ageing in the Elderly Health module. Other than learning the biological aspect, we aim to enhance their understanding and broaden their perspectives on how older persons with disabilities or chronic medical conditions are taken care of outside the hospital. In this regard, our team contacted Dr. Kengpong, who kindly agreed to this visit and also gave a talk about how Chersery Home operates as an alternative support for older persons. We also had a tour around Chersery Home and The Senizens (Stroke Rehabilitation Center) to see all the specialized facilities and the passionate multidisciplinary team who are there to help and support older persons physically and mentally.
In summary, the visit proved exceptionally valuable for the students of CU-MEDi. This event also underscores our commitment to incorporating diverse clinical experiences into our curriculum, aiming to provide students with insights into medical issues on a global scale.