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Coronavirus has left many older people too afraid to leave the house

Coronavirus has left many older people too afraid to leave the house

The pandemic has been especially tough for older people finds Age UK report

Care home provider forced to refund residents £1 million in unfair fees

Care home provider forced to refund residents £1 million in unfair fees

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...

Blue Badge holders urged to check expiry date to avoid a penalty charge

Blue Badge holders urged to check expiry date to avoid a penalty charge

The temporary Blue badge extension introduced during lockdown is coming to an end

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Eight ways to make the home safer for someone with dementia

Eight ways to make the home safer for someone with dementia

Many people with dementia want to stay in their homes for a long as possible. Here’s how to make a house easier to manage during the early stages of the condition.

Six things older people with care needs should expect when they leave hospital

Six things older people with care needs should expect when they leave hospital

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.

Share your story to help improve health and social care services

Share your story to help improve health and social care services

Because We All Care, a new campaign from the Care Quality Commission and Healthwatch England, calls on people to provide feedback on their experiences of health and social care.

The hidden costs of home care

The hidden costs of home care

One alternative to a care home in later life is having professional carers look after you in your own house. But many people are not aware of the hidden costs.

Coronavirus: the new rules for visiting a care home

Coronavirus: the new rules for visiting a care home

With cases of coronavirus being recorded at thousands of care homes, what measures are being taken to protect residents, staff and other people receiving later life care?

Five challenges of arranging home care for an older person

Five challenges of arranging home care for an older person

Domiciliary care can help older people who are finding it difficult to look after themselves. But navigating the home care market is far from easy, finds Which? survey.

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.

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