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Mobility & disability aids

Been refused care? Appealing could be harder than you think…

Been refused care? Appealing could be harder than you think…

People who don't agree with the council's decision about their care are likely to be faced with a long-winded complaints process.

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Common hearing aid problems and what to do about them

Common hearing aid problems and what to do about them

We look at some common issues people have with hearing aids and how to tackle them and get used to hearing aids.

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NHS postcode lottery persists for most vulnerable patients

NHS postcode lottery persists for most vulnerable patients

We've found that those with the most complex medical needs still contend with a postcode lottery in having their care costs outside of hospital funded by the NHS.

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Acorn Stairlifts may be breaking laws against pressure selling

Acorn Stairlifts may be breaking laws against pressure selling

Which? has caught one of the UK’s largest stairlift companies, Acorn Stairlifts, using pressure tactics to try to convince elderly home owners to make a decision on-the-spot. Which? researchers found...

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The myths of growing old: how to plan for a positive later life

The myths of growing old: how to plan for a positive later life

The inevitability of a care home… Having to downsize… Needing to sell the family home to pay for escalating care costs. There are some persuasive so-called truths about later life,...

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Hearing aids go hi-tech: top innovations for 2019

Hearing aids go hi-tech: top innovations for 2019

Could the new wave of smart hearing gadgets improve your quality of life? From smart hearing apps to artificial intelligence - we reveal the most exciting developments in hearing aid technology.

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Care in crisis: nine in ten (91%) haven’t put aside money for care

Care in crisis: nine in ten (91%) haven’t put aside money for care

One in 10 older people face care costs of over £100,000 – but the vast majority of us are not saving to pay for care in later life, according to new...

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Which? finds the best new riser recliner chairs

Which? finds the best new riser recliner chairs

Riser recliner chairs provide a comfortable spot for you or a loved one to sit or sleep. We’ve just tested ten models to find out how well they perform. These...

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Which? reveals best and worst hearing aid providers for 2018

Which? reveals best and worst hearing aid providers for 2018

There are a 25 percentage points between the overall customer scores of the highest and lowest-rated hearing aid providers, according to our latest customer survey. We asked 3,183 Which? members...

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NHS care funding in England is a postcode lottery, says Which?

NHS care funding in England is a postcode lottery, says Which?

Those with the most complex medical needs still face a postcode lottery of getting their full care costs outside hospital paid by NHS ‘continuing healthcare’ funding in England, Which? analysis...

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