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ICG Chair’s thanks for ‘blood, sweat and tears’ from heroic social care workers

By paul.grahamslaw | Jul 2, 2021

Ahead of NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers’ Day on Monday (5 July), ICG Chair Mike Padgham said the country owed care workers a huge…

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Welcome for Covid-19 booster proposal

By paul.grahamslaw | Jun 30, 2021

The Independent Care Group (ICG) today welcomed proposals to give older and vulnerable people a booster injection to protect them from Covid-19. The ICG said…

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ICG dismayed over compulsory vaccines

By paul.grahamslaw | Jun 22, 2021

The Independent Care Grou (ICG) is dismayed over reports that the Government is to make a Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for those working in the sector.…

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Anger over delay to PM social care talks

By paul.grahamslaw | Jun 21, 2021

The Independent Care Group (ICG) today reacted angrily to news that a top-level meeting involving the Prime Minister and Chancellor to discuss reform of social…

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Damning indictment of Govt social care failure

By paul.grahamslaw | Jun 16, 2021

A new report criticising the Government’s handling of social care is yet another damning indictment of the way it cares for the country’s oldest and…

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ICG chief dismayed over enforced vaccine

By paul.grahamslaw | Jun 16, 2021

The Independent Care Group (ICG) is dismayed over reports that the Government is to make a Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for those working in the sector.…

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Govt lack of care sector knowledge exposed

By paul.grahamslaw | Jun 11, 2021

Care providers say it “beggars belief” how little knowledge of and power over the care sector Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock had during…

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Fourteen-day care home trip isolation period ‘excessive’, says ICG

By Alyson | Apr 13, 2021

A government requirement for care home residents to isolate for 14 days following external trips has come under criticism. While welcoming updated care home visiting…

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Cautious Welcome for Double Visits

By Alyson | Apr 5, 2021

Today’s Government announcement increasing the number of visitors care and nursing home residents can have has met with a cautious welcome from providers. Provider body…

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A tribute to key workers and those lost to Covid – Mike Padgham – The Guardian

By Alyson | Mar 23, 2021

On Tuesday (23.03.21), to mark the anniversary of the first Covid-19 lockdown, we will all stop for a moment to reflect on those we have…

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