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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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No Country for Old Men (and Women)? 1 in 3 of all UK COVID-19 deaths now in care homes.

May 4, 2020

No Country for Old Men (and Women)? 1 in 3 of all UK COVID-19 deaths now in care homes.   https://www.trtworld.com/video/nexus/no-country-for-old-men-and-women-1-in-3-of-all-uk-covid-19-deaths-now-in-care-homes/5eab3133738e33001a67ef24

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Care providers welcome VAT removal from PPE

May 1, 2020

Care providers have welcomed the government’s removal of VAT from PPE purchases for the next three months as they fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Independent Care Group (ICG) said it was “refreshing” to see the government was listening to care providers who were struggling financially because of the COVID-19 outbreak. ICG chair, Mike Padgham, said:…

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