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People underestimating annual care home costs by £17,000

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 raise their concerns over care – here’s why you should

Millions don't voice their concerns about the healthcare they receive - we explore why it's important to do this, and how.

Update: Crackdown on unfair care home practices

Which? welcomes new care home guidance issued by the Competition and Markets Authority. Find out how to navigate care home contracts and fees.

Why is it so hard to talk about care?

Many people find it difficult to talk to loved ones about care needs. Discover our guidance on navigating these tricky conversations.

Millions underestimating the true cost of care

Which? research reveals that millions of people are underestimating the true cost of care-home fees. Read how much people estimate care homes cost.

The government pledges to tackle unfair care home practices

The government has finally responded to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) care home market study, accepting that consumers needed better protection from ‘unfair practices’ by care homes. It has promised...

Secretive care home contracts leave older people vulnerable

Care homes are failing to provide contracts and may be breaking the law by neglecting to explain important terms, a Which? investigation has found. 6/3/18 – The government has finally...

Best and worst care home providers revealed by Which?

Overall, more than 77,000 beds for older people in England are in sub-standard homes, Which? research has discovered. These are homes rated by the regulator, the Care Quality Commission. Our...

‘Sandwich generation’ more worried about elderly care than childcare

You might assume that childcare would be the main issue keeping parents awake and anxious at night, but a Which? survey has revealed that 40-60 year olds worry more about...

Lack of choice leaves families settling for unsatisfactory care homes

Lack of local care homes are leaving families with inadequate choice, and half of those needing care waiting for a bed, Which? research shows.

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