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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…


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…


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…


Call For Urgent Care Reform In Face Of Covid-19

By Alyson | Oct 13, 2020

Second wave impacting upon care Urgent reform of the way the country cares for older and vulnerable people is vital if it is to cope…


ICG’s Urgent appeal to Matt Hancock to support family visits to Care and Nursing Homes during the second wave of COVID-19

By Alyson | Oct 1, 2020



Independent Care Group: Allow Tested Visitors Into Homes

By Alyson | Sep 30, 2020

The Independent Care Group (ICG) has called on the government to allow a single nominated and tested visitor to see family members in care and…


Care providers back case for unitary council

By Alyson | Sep 30, 2020

The Independent Care Group has thrown its weight behind plans to create a unitary authority for North Yorkshire. The group has backed a move by…


Independent Care Group calls on government to end years of social care neglect

By Alyson | Sep 24, 2020

The chairman of an Independent Care group in Yorkshire says the Government needs to invest in long term funding for adult social care, amid fears…


Plans For Huge 2021 Social Care Celebration Event

By Alyson | Sep 16, 2020

Organisers of a successful celebration honouring those who care for older and vulnerable people in North Yorkshire are looking forward to a huge party in…


Coronavirus: ‘Colossal’ insurance costs threaten to make care homes ‘go out of business’

By Alyson | Aug 21, 2020

A lack of insurance cover for the coronavirus and rising insurance renewal premiums are threatening to put care homes ‘out of business’, care leaders warn.…