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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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No Country for Old Men (and Women)? 1 in 3 of all UK COVID-19 deaths now in care homes.

By Alyson | May 4, 2020

No Country for Old Men (and Women)? 1 in 3 of all UK COVID-19 deaths now in care homes.   https://www.trtworld.com/video/nexus/no-country-for-old-men-and-women-1-in-3-of-all-uk-covid-19-deaths-now-in-care-homes/5eab3133738e33001a67ef24

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Care providers welcome VAT removal from PPE

By Alyson | May 1, 2020

Care providers have welcomed the government’s removal of VAT from PPE purchases for the next three months as they fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Independent…

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Providers concerned about future survival

By Alyson | May 1, 2020

https://www.caremanagementmatters.co.uk/providers-concerned-about-future-survival/ A survey carried out by the Independent Care Group has found that care providers are concerned about their future survival as they continue to…

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