Does care at home mean no care?BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1334 (Published 26 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1334
- Andrew N Bamji, consultant (rheumatology and rehabilitation)
- 1Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup DA14 6LT
Lister maintains that care at home is a good thing.1 It is, if it actually means care. Many severely disabled people who live at home have a care package that leaves them alone for most of a 24 hour period.
Suppose someone has carers to get them up and washed, prepare …