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Care providers ask Chancellor to address social care underfunding in Autumn Statement

A leading social care group is making a last-ditch appeal to the Chancellor to help the care of older and vulnerable adults in today's...

Yorkshire care conference to address documented difficulties in recruiting and keeping care staff

Brexit and its impact on the social care workforce will come under the spotlight during a top regional conference next week. Uncertainty surrounds the future...

‘Grasp the nettle of social care funding’ says care group

The Independent Care Group says a recent report, by The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust, was the final wake up call to a...

Loss of a dedicated ministerial post for social care looks like a backward step

A leading social care group fears the loss of a dedicated ministerial post could signal a downgrading in the new Government’s attitude to looking...

Care group condemns underpayment of fees

A leading social care group has condemned the findings of a report which revealed chronic underpayment of fees for care home places amongst councils. The...

Care providers fear closure under pressure of National Living Wage

A leading social care group is writing an urgent letter to commissioners amidst fears that providers could close due to the introduction of the...

Have you completed survey into effects of National Living Wage on care?

A regional body is asking its members what they expect the impact of the National Living Wage to be amidst fears it could damage...

Increased council tax is a tiny sticking plaster on a huge, gaping social care wound

Increases in council tax towards paying for social care will be swallowed up without older and vulnerable adults seeing any benefit, an influential body...

Battling the NHS ‘bed blocking’ crisis with social care

. A report by Lord Carter found that one in 10 hospital beds was being occupied by someone who couldn’t be discharged because there was...

CQC fees rise spell disaster for a sector already on its knees

A huge increase of up to 300% and more in the fees care providers pay to the Care Quality Commission could spell disaster for the sector...

National Living Wage unachievable without protecting social care spending

Social care providers will not be able to afford to pay the new National Living Wage without protecting social care spending as much as...

Care group claims, more needs to be done on dementia

More needs to be done to make people aware of what it means to have dementia and help sufferers enjoy a better quality of...

Care group seeks urgent talks with new minister

A leading social care group is seeking an urgent meeting with a new government Minister to look at how the care of older and...

Care group launches General Election petition

The Independent Care Group (York and North Yorkshire) wants better funding for social care so that people get the care they deserve. The wording of...

Better social care can help hospital A&E and beds crisis

The problems currently being faced by hospitals across the country could be eased through greater investment in care for older and vulnerable adults, a...

Burstow Commission’s report “Key to Care” exposes a system that is starved of investment

A damning report into the current state of homecare provides evidence that urgent action is needed to prevent a crisis in the care of...

Another day, another damning report on care in England-Letter to the editor

Mike Padgham of the Independent Care Group responds to another report on what is happening in care claiming 'Damning reports will damage social care...

Dismay over negative launch for CQC’s new inspection regime

A spokesman for social care has expressed his dismay over the way negative language has accompanied the launch of a new inspection regime. Mike Padgham...

Social care must be an election issue says care group spokesman

Better care for older and vulnerable adults, and a recognition of the importance to communities of social care, must be a general election issue,...

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