Well, after a long hiatus, I've finally decided to get into this blog business again.
The whole point of this blog was to talk about my historical experiences of looking after my dad, but I think this blog will be wider in remit for reasons I may talk about in the future.
So, for now, this blog will be a few random thoughts I may get on issues surrounding the elderly and vulnerable. As it happens, I have a few random thoughts to share from the last few days.
Went shopping in Tesco on Wednesday evening and as I always do, I immediately notice the elderly and disabled in the shop. It was in the evening and I was with my brother who drives, I don't. Even for a younger person, it's not easy doing things like get shopping if you don't drive, as I regularly know myself. (try getting a trolley on a crowded London bus full of shopping.... imagine if that's your only option.)
I first spotted quite a young chap who was in a motorised wheelchair and he was struggling to reach most of the…