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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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Save care homes from being sued: Bosses urge ministers to protect nursing centres against the crippling cost of legal claims… just like the NHS

By Alyson | Nov 19, 2020

Care homes have been hit by soaring insurance premiums and running costs Bereaved relatives could ruin firms if they decide to take them to court…

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North Yorkshire issues further advice on Care Home visits 31st October 2020

By Alyson | Oct 31, 2020

North Yorkshire’s public health and social care leaders have urgently issued further advice and clarification about visits taking place to people who live in residential…

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ICG’s response to the CQC’s annual assessment of health care and social care in England released 16.10.2020

By Alyson | Oct 16, 2020

Care watchdog confirms crisis in care has worsened – CQC says Covid-19 has exacerbated problems The findings of a care watchdog have confirmed the need…

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