Visiting in care homes has been severely restricted during the pandemic. Now the Government says every resident will be allowed one regular indoor visitor from 8 March
In 2019-2020, the average cost of a residential care home for an older person in the UK increased to £672 a week. Or, put another way, the average cost hit £34,944 a year.
Nearly a whole year on from the start of the first-ever national lockdown, we look at how things have changed for older people and how soon they might be able to enjoy a return to something like normality.
The success of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in care homes has sparked hopes that families can be safely reunited in the near future. But what will change now the majority of elderly residents have had the first dose of the jab?
Care home residents who receive free care on the NHS were wrongly charged over £300 per week by Care UK. The residents at Care UK’s ‘premium’ care homes were told...
If you need to go to hospital, it's important there's a plan in place for what happens when you're discharged. We explore what older people need to know about leaving hospital if they have further care needs.
Care homes have been badly hit by the coronavirus crisis. Other forms of care may carry less risk of infection, but they all have pros and cons. We take a look at the options.
People who don't agree with the council's decision about their care are likely to be faced with a long-winded complaints process.
Londoners are in for the biggest shock having underestimated the cost of a nursing home by £33,748 per year - that's more than the average UK salary.
Millions don't voice their concerns about the healthcare they receive - we explore why it's important to do this, and how.