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Age UK: Social care system failing the elderly

Hundreds of thousands of older people in England who need social care are being left "high and dry" because of a lack of funding and services, according to the charity Age UK.

In a report, it says the number of people over 65 receiving help from their local authority has fallen by more than 150,000 in three years.

Alison Holt reports.

  • 21 Jan 2015
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