Mike Padgham is an influential and highly respected figure in the health and social care sector, at a regional and national level. As the owner of a successful care business, Mike knows from first-hand experience the challenges care businesses face and is well-placed to help others in a demanding and ever-changing sector.
In recognition of the role social care plays, Mike was one of the founders of the original Great Yorkshire and Humberside Care Awards.
Mike is committed to the future provision of excellent quality social care and lobbies tirelessly both regionally and nationally to make sure social care is high on the government's agenda.
Campaigners fighting for a better deal for social care at the General Election have released an animation based on a Christmas Carol.
The short video, issued by the Independent Care Group today, features Boris Johnson being warned about the future of care unless he acts. In it, Mr Johnson is visited by the Independent Care Group’s Chair, Mike Padgham who tells him the NHS will collapse if social care is left to fail.
A look at getting more money for social care from Tory budget, with Nigel Edwards chief executive from the Nuffield Trust, and Mike Padgham Chair of the Independent Care Group. Recorded from BBC1 HD BBC Breakfast, 09 March 2017.