Heartbreaking. That’s how we’d describe our reaction to the recent BBC Panorama documentary, ‘Crisis in Care’, investigating the UK’s social care system. With an ageing population needing more and more care, support and attention, it saddens us to see the struggles many families face trying to help their loved ones. Also, seeing the team at Somerset County Council fighting against budget cuts really highlighted the need for government to step in and re-evaluate its cuts to public health.
Part 1 of this 2-part special is available to watch on BBC iPlayer here.