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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.

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: 22 April 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.

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

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

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

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.

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