Ismar Badžić - Shooting Assistant Producer

Crisis in Care

Crisis in Care - A young boy is resting on his mothers shoulder in a hospital bed.

Crisis in Care looks at the deepening crisis faced by the care system that supports older and disabled people across the country by following one local authority over 10 months – Somerset County Council. It spends nearly half its budget on adult social care. Like many local authorities, it is juggling rising demand for help against tightening finances.The films follow the council as it fights to balance its books.  The programmes show the impact of the financial squeeze on vulnerable people and the harsh truth of what that means for those needing care. From a young mother with severe arthritis,…Keep reading >>