Jul 162010

By Ms J. Florence.

The tower blocks at Hazlehead

An Aberdeen pensioner reports what she considers a massive failure in the provision of services for the elderly and ill.
Greta Young, 72, lives in the Hazlehead area of the city.  Over the past year she has suffered three falls, each of which has caused fractured bones.  After her first fall she was diagnosed with osteoporosis.  Unfortunately, she fell again on Friday 4 March 2010 dislocating her elbow – and within twelve hours fell again – in the early hours of Saturday morning having risen to go to the bathroom. Continue reading »