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The benefits you would get for becoming an member of ICG

What and who is the ICG?

ICG is a membership organisation for care providers in York and North Yorkshire. Our members include care homes for older people, homecare agencies, care homes for specialist clients, services and supported living for Learning Disability organisations, and extra care housing. We are committed to helping members to give the best possible care to their clients.

What are the benefits we provide?

A full time senior officer on hand who will talk through issues with you and provide individual support and information in complete confidence.

As a collective, we aim to represent your concerns and interests through working closely with the Local Authority and the NHS CCG Commissioners and entering negotiations on your behalf with the statutory sector.

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Care Compliance, HR & Employment Law and Health & Safety

Citation offer ICG member discounts on their services. Citation will become your partner – acting as your personal advisor whenever you need it. They offer 24/7 support in the areas you need it most. Their services include a Dedicated local consultant, 24-hour expert advice line, full legal documentation, access to Atlas –including e-learning, access to CQC Pro, Care Mock Inspections, Care Policies & Procedures templates, ISO Certifications, fire safety and electrical testing services.

Hear why Mayfair Residential Care Home recommends Citation to other care providers, having improved their CQC rating thanks to Citation’s support.

To book a free consultation or find out more, call 0345 844 1111 to book a free consultation with one of their experts, leave your details on this page, or click here to find out more.

Just let them know you’re a member of ICG when enquiring to claim your discount.

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ICG free legal helpline – run by Hempsons

We have a legal helpline service which is free to ICG members run by Hempsons, leading health, social care and charity lawyers.
ICG members are eligible for a free 30 minute consultation on any legal query connected to health and social care (limited to one topic per call).
Should you require any further help Hempsons offers ICG members 20% off its standard rates.
Simply call Philippa Doyle on 01423 724028, or ask for our team coordinator, and let them know you are an ICG member for your free 30 minute consultation.

Hempsons expertise:

·      Charity law
·      Commercial property
·      Community care law
·      Contracts
·      Corporate law
·      CQC regulatory
·      Data protection and security
·      Disputes and litigation

·      Employment law
·      Fundraising
·      Health and safety
·      Inquests and Coroners
·      Judicial review
·      Mental health law
·      Safeguarding
·      Tendering

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How we support you

What do we do?

We work alongside the statutory authorities on an on-going basis, including North Yorkshire County Council, City of York Council, all the Clinical Commissioning Groups in North Yorkshire and the Care Quality Commission. We act as a professional conduit, passing on concerns of providers and the solution on issues such as fee rates, contracts, terms and assistance through learning. We ensure care providers have input into quality standards and assessments so that they are clear and achievable.

We promote the care sector by lobbying politicians both in person, by regular media releases to national newspapers and regional television. We also have an extensive social media presence making sure that adult social care is at the forefront.

Our commitment

Our commitment is to our members helping care providers give the best possible service to vulnerable individuals they look after.

We evaluate our service to our members on an annual basis to ensure the quality of service remains of the highest quality and maintains consistency.

Find out how membership can benefit your business.

What do we do?

We work alongside the statutory authorities on an on-going basis, including North Yorkshire County Council, City of York Council, all the Clinical Commissioning Groups in North Yorkshire and the Care Quality Commission. We act as a professional conduit, passing on concerns of providers and the solution on issues such as fee rates, contracts, terms and assistance through learning. We ensure care providers have input into quality standards and assessments so that they are clear and achievable.

We promote the care sector by lobbying politicians both in person, by regular media releases to national newspapers and regional television. We also have an extensive social media presence making sure that adult social care is at the forefront.

Our commitment

Our commitment is to our members helping care providers give the best possible service to vulnerable individuals they look after.

We evaluate our service to our members on an annual basis to ensure the quality of service remains of the highest quality and maintains consistency.

Find out how membership can benefit your business.

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What do we do?

We work alongside the statutory authorities on an on-going basis, including North Yorkshire County Council, City of York Council, all the Clinical Commissioning Groups in North Yorkshire and the Care Quality Commission. We act as a professional conduit, passing on concerns of providers and the solution on issues such as fee rates, contracts, terms and assistance through learning. We ensure care providers have input into quality standards and assessments so that they are clear and achievable.

We promote the care sector by lobbying politicians both in person, by regular media releases to national newspapers and regional television. We also have an extensive social media presence making sure that adult social care is at the forefront.

Our commitment

Our commitment is to our members helping care providers give the best possible service to vulnerable individuals they look after.

We evaluate our service to our members on an annual basis to ensure the quality of service remains of the highest quality and maintains consistency.

Find out how membership can benefit your business.