The crisis in elderly care
Since July 5th, 1948, the United Kingdom has been blessed with the National Health Service. As thousands returned from war and a country was trying to rebuild from devastating destruction, the NHS provided health care to those who needed it regardless of their financial status. Now almost seventy years later, the system is struggling, and solutions to the many problems seem ever elusive. The system will hopefully remain for another seventy years and beyond, but at the moment certain sectors and groups are severely affected, one of those groups being the elderly.
Only yesterday the Telegraph described the situation as being on the brink of: