Social care: Fewer care home beds than 2 years ago

An investigation by ITV Meridian has discovered that there are now hundreds of fewer care home beds in Kent and Sussex than two years ago - and the numbers are continuing to decline.

Experts have warned that a financial squeeze is choking the industry - storing up problems for future generations. Sarah Saunders has our special report.

The interviewees are: Adam Hutchison, Kent Integrated Care Alliance; Nadra Ahmed, National Care Association; Colin Page-Mitchell, the son of Margery Page-Mitchell; Mandy Page-Mitchell, daughter-in-law of Margery Page-Mitchell; Linda Astell, a former care sector employee; and Geoffrey Bowden, Healthwatch Brighton and Hove.