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Carer caught on camera ill-treating 101-year-old dementia patient
Carer caught on camera ill-treating 101-year-old dementia patient

The crisis in care

Over 10 months, a small team from the BBC’s Panorama programme documented the realities of how the care system is working in England.

Read more here

picture of two of the interviewees in the piece, Val and Martine
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The crisis in care

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Over 10 months, a small team from the BBC’s Panorama programme documented the realities of how the care system is working in England.

Based in Somerset, they followed the stories of people needing care and of the people trying to provide it.

The pressures faced here are being felt across the country as the demand for help from an ageing population increases and local authorities struggle with tight finances.

Read what they found here.