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Loneliness prevention tips for older people during lockdown

Loneliness prevention tips for older people during lockdown

Social distancing measures can leave older people feeling lonely. Here’s how to avoid feeling isolated during the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus emergency Bill: what it means for social care

Coronavirus emergency Bill: what it means for social care

The new emergency Coronavirus Bill proposes to ease the burden on frontline NHS and care staff. Here's what's changing for social care.

Coronavirus lockdown: how do the new measures affect carers?

Coronavirus lockdown: how do the new measures affect carers?

Everyone in the UK must stay at home to help fight the coronavirus spread. But what do these emergency measures mean for family carers?

8 ways older people can stay safer at home

8 ways older people can stay safer at home

The majority of people want to stay independent for as long as possible, but accidents can happen in the home. We explore the simple steps that could keep you safer in later life.

Coronavirus: what you need to know if a relative is in a care home

Coronavirus: what you need to know if a relative is in a care home

If you have a loved one who is being looked after in a care home, or has care delivered in their own home, find out what is being planned to ensure their safety during the coronavirus crisis.

Coping with coronavirus: practical guidance for older people

Coping with coronavirus: practical guidance for older people

Older people are at greater risk if they come into contact with coronavirus. Here's how to stay safe and avoid feeling isolated if you have to stay at home.

Coronavirus: how families and friends can support older loved ones

Coronavirus: how families and friends can support older loved ones

Last updated: 24 March 2020 Older people are at greater risk of serious health complications if they come into contact with coronavirus. With the continuing spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19),...

Which? reveals huge NHS care home funding variations across England

Which? reveals huge NHS care home funding variations across England

Which? reveals huge regional disparities in who gets NHS continuing healthcare funding and explains how to apply.

The rising cost of a care home

The rising cost of a care home

The average cost of a care home in the UK increased to £33,852 a year in 2018-19. This was the largest annual hike in 10 years.

Winter deaths: protect your health in a cold snap

Winter deaths: protect your health in a cold snap

Last year, 23,200 more people died in winter compared with summer. Find out how to keep warm in cold weather and protect your health.

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