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Financial aid for care homes ‘still not reaching front line’​

By Alyson | May 28, 2020

Campaigners are calling for financial aid earmarked by central government for social care to be given directly to providers to prevent insolvency as they battle…

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Coronavirus: Care homes could ‘go to the wall’ as costs rise

By Alyson | May 28, 2020

Care homes “could go to the wall” due to rising costs from the coronavirus pandemic, bosses have said. Thirty out of 102 care providers contacted…

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No Room For Complacency In Covid-19 Fight

By Alyson | May 28, 2020

Time to start preparing for the recovery of social care Carers today warned there was no room for complacency in the fight against coronavirus (Covid-19).…

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Total Reform Of Social Care Must Start Now

By Alyson | May 28, 2020

Never go back to where we were pre-Covid-19 Deaths in social care settings from coronavirus have demonstrated the urgent need for a complete overhaul of…

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ICG manifesto maps overhaul of social care sector

By Alyson | May 28, 2020

Representative body Independent Care Group (ICG) has called for an industry task force to lead an overhaul of the British care system in the wake…

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UK social care underfunded for 2 decades’ | Thousands of ‘unexplained’ deaths exposed

By Alyson | May 22, 2020

Mike Padgham, Independent Care Group Chair, gives his comments on care home conditions in the UK after Boris Johnson was asked to account for ‘unexplained’…

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Anger over reported delay to social care reform

By Alyson | May 22, 2020

Plans were discussed before Covid-19 pandemic – ICG Media Release 22 May 2020 Reports that the Government had plans in place to reform social care…

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Caution urged as care home death figures fall

By Alyson | May 22, 2020

Providers stress need to improve support for carers – ICG Media Release 22 May 2020 Care providers today gave a cautious welcome to the news…

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Tories accused of hypocrisy over key workers with immigration bill

By Alyson | May 19, 2020

The shadow home secretary has accused the government of “rank hypocrisy” for closing the door to low-skilled immigration while cheering NHS workers. As home secretary…

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Not Time To Ease Restrictions In Care Homes

By Alyson | May 12, 2020

Group fears a spike in deaths if care lockdown is eased Care providers fear a spike in the number of care and nursing home deaths…

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