Elderly: What do we see in Cambodia and The Netherlands (1) | Elderly of the World
In may 2017 we will première our documentary on elderly in Cambodia, and publish our research about the lessons to learn from lives of elderly and the care arrangements we create. Meanwhile we share with all of you what we see during our research. To take you with us on this journey and the experiences we have here. In june 2016 we have met with a group of workers, policy makers and managers from elderly care organizations in The Netherlands. We talked about the ongoing neo-liberal influences from the Dutch government in taking care for our elderly, and what the consequences are and will be. Then during the summer we collected many articles on elderly care in Holland in papers and magazines. The main themes discussed? First: Safety of health care for elderly, safety of living environments of elderly, the unsafety in many caring homes, the necessity to check and control health professionals, and to higher educate them in order to prevent risks. And second: the attempted