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Temporary accommodation 'can be very isolating'

4 November 2013 Last updated at 09:59 GMT

Temporary accommodation can be "very isolating" and cause knock on health and behavioural problems, a mother has warned.

Julia Salvidge and her son were initially placed in a shared house with six other families, before being moved to a bed and breakfast for three months.

The charity Shelter says more than 80,000 children in the UK face spending Christmas living in temporary housing.