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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 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

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.

Been refused care? Appealing could be harder than you think…

People who don't agree with the council's decision about their care are likely to be faced with a long-winded complaints process.

NHS postcode lottery persists for most vulnerable patients

We've found that those with the most complex medical needs still contend with a postcode lottery in having their care costs outside of hospital funded by the NHS.

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.

Tackling loneliness in dementia

More and more people are predicted to be living alone with dementia over the next 20 years. We explore the problem, and how you can live well with dementia.

Are you one of the 1.3 million people missing out on pension credit?

More than one million are missing out on top-ups to their state pension - find out if you're entitled to pension credit.

The myths of growing old: how to plan for a positive later life

The inevitability of a care home… Having to downsize… Needing to sell the family home to pay for escalating care costs. There are some persuasive so-called truths about later life,...

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.

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