Aged care – Totally flawed?

Is Aged care totally flawed?

Holding Hands with Elderly PatientDr Lu Mykyta a specialist in Geriatric Medicine thinks it is. He recently shared his thoughts about the aged care system on 891 ABC Adelaide radio. To listen to what he had to say please click on link provided.

http://blogs.abc.net.au/sa/2014/09/aged-care-is-fatallyflawed.html

He also wrote about this in the Australian Medical Journal. Here is a snippet:

“It has been put to me more than once by politicians and senior bureaucrats that medicine is too important to be left to doctors. I contend that it is demonstratively much too important to be left to politicians and senior bureaucrats.”

Want to know more click on link to direct you to the article.

https://www.mja.com.au/insight/2014/19/ludomyr-mykyta-aged-failings

What are your thoughts on this? Do you think residential aged care should be part of the health care system?

 

 

 

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