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Views And Reviews Acute Perspective

David Oliver: The crisis in care home supply

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4076 (Published 02 October 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4076

What is Home?

Home is hope, but no home is nope: no address, access, ingress, egress, or recess. With its noxious no-nos and no-gos, homelessness is a hellish mess of helplessness. To quote William Wordsworth, "And homeless near a thousand homes I stood. And near a thousand tables pined and wanted food."

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18 December 2018
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, NY, USA