Who Do You Want to Wipe Your Bum?
Bills, dating, raising children – life is challenging enough! Who wants to think about potential future health issues and care needs with more immediate matters to consider? Unfortunately, decisions don’t become easier when you are unwell or even suffering from cognitive limitations. Dr Anna Schneider (Edinburgh Napier University and Administrative Data Research Centre) works with big data to explore the care needs of Scottish people in their last year of life. She’ll highlight a few things worth thinking about – considering you’ve got an 80% chance of needing care at the end of life!