Older people feeling pressured into signing Do Not Resuscitate forms

"Difficult and painful decisions will need to be made in the weeks ahead"

Older people are feeling pressured into signing “Do Not Attempt CPR” forms, a coalition of charities said.

Organisations supporting the elderly said they were hearing “shocking examples” of blanket decisions seemingly being made about the care and treatment of older people.

Many of those who have been affected said they felt as if “their lives and wishes do not matter”, they said in a...
source: Somerset Live

2020-04-07 09:59
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