Navy breaks ground on nursing, therapy center

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Navy commander-in-chief Adm. Na Areenij laid the cornerstone of the Naval Life Support Center at an Aug. 2 ceremony on Nang Rong Beach.
Navy commander-in-chief Adm. Na Areenij laid the cornerstone of the Naval Life Support Center at an Aug. 2 ceremony on Nang Rong Beach.

The Royal Thai Navy broke ground on a new nursing home near the Sattahip Pier for retired service members.

Navy commander-in-chief Adm. Na Areenij laid the cornerstone of the Naval Life Support Center at an Aug. 2 ceremony on Nang Rong Beach.

The center will be a complex of buildings spread over 30 rai of beachfront where current or retired naval personnel can receive physical therapy and long-term care.

In addition to six hospice beds and nursing rooms, there will be a hydrotherapy facility, recreation room, gym, music room and swimming pool.