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June, 73, says she's been denied help to bathe for five months

Unable to bathe without help: June Rhoades

A pensioner from Scunthorpe says she's been unable to have a bath - or even make it out of her front door - in five months because carers aren't allowed to lift her.

June Rhoades, who's 73, struggles to walk following a car accident a year ago.

According to a campaigner for better social care, it's just another example of how the social services system is failing - and that it is leaving some of our region's most vulnerable people neglected. Michael Billington reports.