A long documentary about poverty, families and childhood. Useful for Families and Households and Work, Poverty and Welfare.
20% of population uses majority of public services, research shows, indicating long-term importance of early years investment for disadvantaged children.
Read on: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/dec/12/high-social-cost-adults-can-be-identified-from-as-young-as-three-says-study?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Email
How relevant is this?! Front page of The Guardian today:
Loneliness ‘forces older people into hospitals’ and strains services, say senior doctors
Call for community support and recognition of the effects of isolation, which is becoming a ‘major health concern’
Ageing Britain: two-fifths of NHS budget is spent on over-65s
Data produced for the Guardian shows how health spending is split across age groups, with costs set to rise as people live longer: