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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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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…

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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

 

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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