Media Release

Anger over reported delay to social care reform

May 22, 2020

Plans were discussed before Covid-19 pandemic – ICG Media Release 22 May 2020 Reports that the Government had plans in place to reform social care BEFORE the coronavirus pandemic but delayed them until autumn have been described as a scandal. The BBC has said that the Government was looking at social care reform right up…

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Caution urged as care home death figures fall

May 22, 2020

Providers stress need to improve support for carers – ICG Media Release 22 May 2020 Care providers today gave a cautious welcome to the news that care home deaths from coronavirus continue to fall. But the Independent Care Group (ICG) remains fearful of a second spike in cases and is calling on the Government to…

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Not Time To Ease Restrictions In Care Homes

May 12, 2020

Group fears a spike in deaths if care lockdown is eased Care providers fear a spike in the number of care and nursing home deaths from coronavirus if lockdown restrictions are lifted too quickly. Responding to today’s figures on the latest Covid-19 deaths in care and nursing homes, a provider group has urged caution. The…

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