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Why this Budget must ‘get social care done’ – Mike Padgham | Yorkshire Post

By Alyson | Mar 1, 2021

On Wednesday we will have the first Budget since the country was hit by Covid-19. We will see what the Chancellor has to say about…

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Shock As Care Homes Deaths Top 1,000 A Week

By Alyson | 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…

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Care home chief becomes a COVID-19 vaccine volunteer

By Alyson | Jan 28, 2021

The acting chief executive of the Independent Care Group (ICG) has signed up to do her bit in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Bev…

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‘Lets Get Social Care Done’

By Alyson | Jan 12, 2021

Mike Padgham, Chairman of the Independent Care Group (ICG) says the Government’s goal for 2021 should be to  ‘Get Social Care Done’. Read the full…

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The Reader: Boris Johnson must step up and reform our social care

By Alyson | Jan 6, 2021

No tears will be shed for 2020 and as we start the new year, we all pray for better times ahead. My hope for 2021…

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‘No more excuses’ for social care reform

By Alyson | Jan 6, 2021

Prime minister Boris Johnson has been pressed to address social care reform this year and make it an urgent government priority now that Brexit has…

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Give care workers a bonus this year

By Alyson | Dec 22, 2020

Mike Padgham, the chair of Independent Care Group, on the debt we owe social care staff and frontline workers, and his hopes for reform of the…

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Vaccine miracle is no cure for social care crisis’ here’s why – Mike Padgham

By Alyson | Dec 14, 2020

WINSTON Churchill once said: “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of…

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‘Care and nursing home visiting can’t come back soon enough but the time frame the Government has set is tight for providers.’

By Alyson | Nov 24, 2020

‘Mike Padgham interviewed on BBC News at 6pm (23.11.2020) by Hugh Pym commented that ‘Care and nursing home visiting can’t come back soon enough but the…

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Urgent need to save care providers from closure – ICG Media Release

By Alyson | Nov 19, 2020

Urgent need to save care providers from closure – Home care providers fear going out of business Care providers who look after some of the…

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