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Providers concerned about future survival

May 1, 2020

https://www.caremanagementmatters.co.uk/providers-concerned-about-future-survival/ A survey carried out by the Independent Care Group has found that care providers are concerned about their future survival as they continue to support people during the coronavirus pandemic. The Independent Care Group (ICG) asked its members a series of questions on how they felt during COVID-19. Just over 45% of providers who…

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ICG warns care providers may collapse without more funding

May 1, 2020

https://www.thecarehomeenvironment.com/story/32533/ Trade body Independent Care Group (ICG) has warned social care providers may go bust in the coming weeks unless the UK government steps up funding for local authorities to tackle Covid-19. The government announced an extra £1.6bn in March and a further £1.6bn this month to help local authorities support social care. ICG however…

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Warning Over Care Provider Survival During Virus

May 1, 2020

https://thecareruk.com/warning-over-care-provider-survival-during-virus/ Campaigners today warned that unless the Government steps up funding for local authorities many social care providers could go to the wall as they battle to look after older and vulnerable people during coronavirus. The Government announced an extra £1.6bn in March and a further £1.6bn this month to help local authorities support social…

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Yorkshire Coast Care Group Warns on Coronavirus

Apr 15, 2020

A Yorkshire coast-based Care Group is warning about the sector not being equipped to deal with coronavirus. Nursing and care homes for older people are becoming the new frontline in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to care providers.  But they have warned that the social care sector is ill-equipped as it fights…

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Spending pledge for social care too

Dec 20, 2019

Care England and Independent Care GroupIMMEDIATE RELEASE   (020) 7492 484418 December 2019 Ahead of tomorrow’s Queen’s Speech the Independent Care Group and Care England have called upon the Government to commit to a spending pledge not just across the NHS, but across adult social care too Mike Padgham, Chair of the Independent Care Group (IGC),…

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