Renting from a private landlord

An increasing number of older people are renting privately. You might find there is more housing of this type available, but there are things to consider. Bear in mind that private sector rents are often high and can increase each year. Finding accommodation Tenancy...

Are care homes in your area good enough?

You may have seen in your local media that we’ve just released our 2018 care home analysis on each region in England. It shows that the number of care homes rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ has increased this year. This is great news!...

Hughenden Gardens Retirement Village

Hughenden Gardens Retirement Village is opening in May 2018. It provides residents with a fulfilling lifestyle as an active and valued member of a vibrant local community. Hughenden Gardens is designed to develop supportive communities where people with little or no...

How to choose an energy company when you switch

Looking to switch energy supplier to save money but not sure how to choose? Apart from looking for the biggest saving, what else should you think about before switching? We all know switching energy providers could save you hundreds of pounds a year on your bills. But...

Care homes – your questions answered

Moving a relative or friend who has dementia into a care home is emotional for everyone involved. It’s a difficult decision to make, as is being assured that it’s the right time, or if the care home you’ve chosen is the best one. We’re often asked about care homes, so...