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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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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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Call For Urgent Care Reform In Face Of Covid-19

Oct 13, 2020

Second wave impacting upon care Urgent reform of the way the country cares for older and vulnerable people is vital if it is to cope with the second wave of coronavirus and an uncertain future, care providers warned today. The Independent Care Group (ICG) called on the Government to provide urgent, emergency short-term support to…

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ICG’s Urgent appeal to Matt Hancock to support family visits to Care and Nursing Homes during the second wave of COVID-19

Oct 1, 2020


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