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‘Care and nursing home visiting can’t come back soon enough but the time frame the Government has set is tight for providers.’

Nov 24, 2020

‘Mike Padgham interviewed on BBC News at 6pm (23.11.2020) by Hugh Pym commented that ‘Care and nursing home visiting can’t come back soon enough but the time frame the Government has set  is tight for providers.’  Click the link below to hear the full interview. (23:37) https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000prpv/bbc-news-at-six-23112020

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Urgent need to save care providers from closure – ICG Media Release

Nov 19, 2020

Urgent need to save care providers from closure – Home care providers fear going out of business Care providers who look after some of the country’s oldest and most vulnerable people urgently need Government support to survive as they wilt under the pressure of Covid-19. Representative body The Independent Care Group (ICG) said the danger…

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Save care homes from being sued: Bosses urge ministers to protect nursing centres against the crippling cost of legal claims… just like the NHS

Nov 19, 2020

Care homes have been hit by soaring insurance premiums and running costs Bereaved relatives could ruin firms if they decide to take them to court Care home bosses want ministers to give indemnity to Covid-related damages   Care home bosses are pleading with the Government to protect them from being sued over outbreaks of coronavirus. Firms…

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North Yorkshire issues further advice on Care Home visits 31st October 2020

Oct 31, 2020

North Yorkshire’s public health and social care leaders have urgently issued further advice and clarification about visits taking place to people who live in residential and nursing homes across the county from tomorrow, in the light of an imminent announcement about a likely new national lockdown. Richard Webb, North Yorkshire County Council’s Director of Health…

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ICG’s response to the CQC’s annual assessment of health care and social care in England released 16.10.2020

Oct 16, 2020

Care watchdog confirms crisis in care has worsened – CQC says Covid-19 has exacerbated problems The findings of a care watchdog have confirmed the need for an urgent “root and branch” reform of the way we care for older and vulnerable people, providers said today. The Independent Care Group (ICG) says the Care Quality Commission’s…

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