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Campaign to support home alone elderly after hospital

Almost 200,000 elderly people have gone home from hospital without enough support, according to research from the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS).

The charity says thousands of people over the age of 75 are being readmitted to hospital as a result.

A 'Let's End Going Home Alone' campaign launched by the RVS has called for more volunteers to help support the elderly at home.

Jon Brain reports.