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What Have the Drugs Done to Dad?

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South WestLatest broadcast: on BBC News

An elderly father sedated with a 'chemical cosh' of powerful drugs and secretly filmed by his daughter. Families who care for their loved ones at home to help them come off the anti-psychotic drugs that worsen their symptoms and shorten their lives.

As the government orders a crackdown on the use of these drugs among the elderly, Vivian White reports on the crisis of care in the treatment of patients with dementia. Show less


Jeremy Vine
Vivian White
Angie Mason


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