New census data being released on Tuesday is expected to show huge growth in the number of seniors living in Canada. That has some doctors suggesting change is needed soon to keep our hospitals from being overwhelmed with demand for service.
Family Physician Dr. John Sloan says one of the keys will be for doctors to make more house calls. Sloan, who is a clinical professor at UBC, believes doctors should be available to visit seniors 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
News 1130, Tue May 29 2012, By: Andrew Hopkins, Link to full text