I have become victim to the system bias of considering diagnoses and discharge destinations to be of more importance than the person I am discharging.
If this narrative has held together, my point is, we can offer just as good, if not better care, treatment and support for particularly older people in their own homes than is available through high-tech medical interventions.
Ever been breathless at three in the morning? Do you have any strategies to sort yourself out, particularly when to begin you have a bad chest?
In the hospitals (the hole) we sit and wait.
Eventually, inevitably, the older person will fall-in;