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Who cares?

In just 20 years, more than 3 million Britons will be aged 85 or older; that’s more than double the current number. Meanwhile, local council budgets are being slashed as they struggle to support the most vulnerable.

Crossing the culture Sarah Worsley
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In June, the BBC’s Panorama released a two-part series on adult social care. The first part asks, ‘Who Cares?’ as councils struggle to organise sufficient care; the second part asks, ‘Who Pays?’ as councils struggle to finance it.