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Shock As Care Homes Deaths Top 1,000 A Week

Jan 28, 2021

But providers hope deaths will now fall Care providers today warned that Covid-19 had not gone away – despite the vaccine programme – after new figures revealed that almost 1,300 people had died in care and nursing homes in a week. Latest figures from the Office for National Statistic show that 1,271 people died from…

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Govt must heed stark warning – providers Need for urgent action to prevent closures

Jun 19, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE – 18th June 2020 – Govt must heed stark warning – providers – Need for urgent action to prevent closures Care providers today urged the Government to heed warnings over care provider closures and take immediate action. The Independent Care Group (ICG) says care and nursing homes and homecare providers could close at…

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Welcome Drop In Covid-19 Care Deaths

Jun 15, 2020

This article was originally added to: Welcome Drop In Covid-19 Care Deaths Care providers are warning there is no excuse for complacency, after another fall in the number of people who have died from coronavirus in social care settings was announced. The Independent Care Group (ICG) says it is vital that the country keeps up…

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Care Boss Mike Padgham Warns Virus Isn’t Beaten

Jun 15, 2020

This article was originally added to: https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/18506570.care-boss-mike-padgham-warns-virus-isnt-beaten/ CARE providers are cautioning against complacency after another fall in the number of coronavirus deaths in social care settings. The Independent Care Group says it is vital that the country keeps up the pressure on the virus. ICG Chair Mike Padgham who runs four care homes in North…

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Coronavirus: Care homes could ‘go to the wall’ as costs rise

May 28, 2020

Care homes “could go to the wall” due to rising costs from the coronavirus pandemic, bosses have said. Thirty out of 102 care providers contacted by the BBC also said none of their staff had been tested, down from 75 who said so in April. Care sector leaders said the government response was “patchy and…

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