Long term care for older people

  title={Long term care for older people},
  author={I. Heath},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  pages={1534 - 1535}
  • I. Heath
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • See also News p 1542 Long term care is a reality for thousands of frail older people, a source of great anxiety for many more and, across the developed world, a political hot potato that shows no sign of cooling. The heat is fuelled by two factors. Firstly, current government policy in many countries is widely perceived to be unjust, with older people themselves paying an ever greater proportion of the costs of health care. Secondly, the rising percentage of older people in the population… CONTINUE READING

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