Haslam D. Life is for living in old age. Practitioner Feb 2020;264(1834):31

Life is for living in old age

24 Feb 2020Registered users

When families put pressure on GPs to get a relative ‘put into a home,’ we can often see the logic of the request. Yet we know that going into a home may take away the final vestiges of individuality from an old person who still loves their cat, their flat and their possessions – however chaotic and untidy their life may seem.

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