After 40 years in aged care, this GP has his own gripe you need to hear
I have been listening to the talk raging around aged care and feel it is time someone attempted to inject some balance into the rampant negativity swirling around this topic.
I have been in full-time general practice since 1981. I have visited various residential aged care facilities in Melbourne on an almost-daily basis since then.
I do not see the disastrous lack of care that people are reporting to the royal commission and to the media, and I am trying to work out why my experience is so different to that of others. The following may go some way to