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Paying for care: how can you make your savings last longer?

Paying for care: how can you make your savings last longer?

Our calculations show that many people could run out of money before government reforms to social care take effect

Social care reform: what’s changing and how will it affect you?

Social care reform: what’s changing and how will it affect you?

The Government has announced an overhaul to the way people pay for social care in England

Are care home ratings the full picture?

Are care home ratings the full picture?

Care home inspection reports and ratings can tell you useful information about how a potential care home shapes up. But Which? research* shows that nearly half of care homes in England haven’t been inspected in over two years

Hundreds of thousands of people are still being forced to pay a ‘dementia tax’

Hundreds of thousands of people are still being forced to pay a ‘dementia tax’

Alzheimer’s Society has launched a campaign to ‘Cure the Care System’ urging the government to transform the social care system for thousands of families living with the effects of dementia

When can I visit my loved one in a care home?

When can I visit my loved one in a care home?

Visiting in care homes has been severely restricted during the pandemic. Now the Government says every resident will be allowed one regular indoor visitor from 8 March

The five most common questions people ask about paying for care in later life

The five most common questions people ask about paying for care in later life

Later life care is expensive, but there are strategies to help manage the costs. We asked our advisers on the Which? Money Helpline to share some of their most common questions and useful tips about paying for care in later life.

Unpaid carers ‘exhausted’ and unable to take breaks during the pandemic

Unpaid carers ‘exhausted’ and unable to take breaks during the pandemic

Many unpaid carers are at risk of burnout this winter. Eight out of ten people who care for a loved one told Carers UK they had been doing more with fewer breaks since the pandemic began.

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.

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.

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.

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