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.
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?
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.
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.
The new emergency Coronavirus Bill proposes to ease the burden on frontline NHS and care staff. Here's what's changing for social care.
Everyone in the UK must stay at home to help fight the coronavirus spread. But what do these emergency measures mean for family carers?
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.
Millions don't voice their concerns about the healthcare they receive - we explore why it's important to do this, and how.
Most people haven't planned for their end of life care, according new Which? Later Life Care research. We explore why it's vital to do this, and ways you can prepare.
Many people find it difficult to talk to loved ones about care needs. Discover our guidance on navigating these tricky conversations.