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What are the alternatives to a care home?

What are the alternatives to a care home?

Care homes have been badly hit by the coronavirus crisis. Other forms of care may carry less risk of infection, but they all have pros and cons. We take a look at the options.

What financial help is available for carers during coronavirus lockdown?

What financial help is available for carers during coronavirus lockdown?

Many carers are having to put in extra hours of unpaid support while spending more on food and household bills during the pandemic.

Seven ways to make a bathroom ideal for an older person

Seven ways to make a bathroom ideal for an older person

Slips and trips can happen in the bathroom and lead to serious injury. But accidents can be prevented with home adaptations and aids.

How older people can stay active during lockdown

How older people can stay active during lockdown

With most older people confined to their homes during the coronavirus outbreak, we explore some simple ways for keeping active indoors.

Coronavirus: should you make an advance care plan?

Coronavirus: should you make an advance care plan?

In the coronavirus crisis, it's never been more important to have a plan in place for the type of treatment and care we receive at the end of life.

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.

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.

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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