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The average price of a care home rises to £35,000 a year – and many will pay even more

The average price of a care home rises to £35,000 a year – and many will pay even more

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.

6 ways to save money in later life

6 ways to save money in later life

Exploring later life care options can feel overwhelming at first, but with a little bit of advance planning, you can feel more secure and informed.

People underestimating annual care home costs by £17,000

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.

Update: Crackdown on unfair care home practices

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.

Millions underestimating the true cost of care

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.

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