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Best and worst care home providers revealed by Which?

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

‘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 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.

Care home provision to hit crisis levels in next five years

Care home provision to hit crisis levels in next five years

Almost nine in 10 council areas across England could experience a shortfall in care home places by 2022 unless urgent action is taken, according to new Which? research. Our analysis...

Exclusive: grieving relatives paying for care weeks after death

Exclusive: grieving relatives paying for care weeks after death

Which? Money research has found that care homes are demanding payment for up to four weeks after a resident has died, leaving grieving relatives facing a hefty bill for care...

What care homes don’t tell you – families face unexpected bills

What care homes don’t tell you – families face unexpected bills

A Which? investigation finds families potentially faced with unexpected care home bills and unfair contracts. Find out how to avoid care home pitfalls.

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