Maybe it takes a Village!

Our institutions of care are based on ideas developed during the industrial revolution when we found that factories and assembly lines worked so well for making things on a large scale. These ideas work well in fields of medicine that involve technology, such as surgery. However, for diseases of the mind – whether we are referring to mental illness or physical degradation of the brain that causes dementia – a medical care factory model doesn’t work quite so well. Continue readingMaybe it takes a Village!”