Carer's 'cracked ribs and torn muscles'

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Elsie Sykes, 78, was at the end of her tether trying to look after her husband Neville.

But after authorities in Leeds adopted a new co-ordinated approach to providing care she said the situation improved dramatically.

She was helped by a pilot scheme in the city which saw health and social services coming together with a single point of contact to establish what help she needed.

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