Care England in the Press

Care England is the leading representative body for independent care services in England. We ensure member interests are represented at all levels and are in constant contact with government, politicians and the media. 

On this page you will find recent Care England Media activities at local, national and international levels for the past three months. please click here for past months chart analysis. 

Belfast Telegraph 24.11.2020
Care home visitors who test negative ‘can hug loved ones by Christmas’

Independent 24.11.2020
Relatives will be able to hug care home residents before Christmas, government pledges

Care Home Professional 17.11.2020
Care home leaders call for protection against COVID legal claims 

Daily Mail 17.11.2020
Save care homes from being sued: Bosses urge ministers to protect nursing centres against the crippling cost of legal claims... just like the NHS

Daily Mail 13.11.2020
What a shameful lottery: How care home visits are still banned in some postcodes… while other families are forced to see elderly loved ones using an iPad

Home Care Professional 13.11.2020
People with learning disabilities up to six times more likely to die from COVID

Home Care Insight 13.11.2020
Care leaders set out five reforms for reinventing the sector

Daily Mail 13.11.2020
We WILL show families we care this Christmas: Health Secretary Matt Hancock vows to ring-fence supply of Covid swabs for those visiting relatives in care homes - but is it too little too late?

Access and Mobility 11.11.2020
Care home residents and workers set to be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccine

Home Care Insight 10.11.2020
Elderly people and social care workers could be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccine

Home Care Insight 09.11.2020
Care staff deserve equal pay with the NHS, says Age UK 09.11.2020
Government allows local health chiefs to override its own care home visitor guidance

Daily Mail 06.11.2020
Visitors are forced to touch their elderly care home relatives through a glass screen with bio-secure 'hugging mitts'

Care Home Professional 05.11.2020
Government care home visitor guidance ‘does not go far enough’, providers warn

The Times 05.11.2020
Advice on visits to care homes ‘too restrictive’

The Times 04.11.2020
Care home residents need a lenient lockdown

LaingBuisson 03.11.2020
Immigration system to add further pressures on care sector, report finds

Independent 03.11.2020
Eight in 10 EU care workers in UK wouldn’t have been eligible under new immigration system, study finds

Financial Times 03.11.2020
Post-Brexit migration rules risk staff crisis in social care, warns study

The Times 03.11.2020
Care home deaths double but ‘visits need to continue’

Community Care 28.10.2020
Social care providers ‘disappointed’ as government rejects advisers’ calls to relax migration rules for sector

Talk Radio 23.10.2020 @08:55am
Interview with Professor Martin Green on care home staff banned from working in multiple homes as infection rates rise. 

Independent 22.10.2020
Coronavirus: More than 100 care home inspectors forced to self-isolate as ministers withhold regular testing

The Carer 21.10.2020 - page 16
Sector Response to The Publication of CQC’s State of Care 2019/20 Report

CaringUK Weekly 21.10.2020 - page 6
The Importance of staff training post-Covid – article by Martin Green

The MJ 20.10.2020
Care workers gained autonomy in pandemic

LaingBuisson 20.10.2020
‘Clear vision’ needed to tackle social care challenges

Talk Radio 20.10.2020 @08:24-08:31am
Interview with Professor Martin Green - the pandemic impact on social care staff and the need of long term plan for social care

Home Care Insight 19.10.2020
Industry leaders left ‘disappointed’ over CQC’s State of Care report

Financial Times 18.10.2020
Care homes lobby groups criticise regulator over Covid response

LaingBuisson 16.10.2020
Regulator calls for longstanding adult social care issues to be addressed

The Telegraph 15.10.2020
Care homes told to prepare 'isolation facilities' for Covid-positive patients in second wave

Home Care Insight 12.10.2020
CQC updates guidance on autistic and learning disabilities services

Access and Mobility 12.10.2020
IN-DEPTH: Care home contingency

The Times 09.10.2020
How has the UK prepared for the second wave of Covid?

LaingBuisson 08.10.2020
Care regulator issues updated guidance for providers

Financial Times 07.10.2020
English care homes face week-long delays on Covid results 06.10.2020
'Shockingly irresponsible' government risked care home lives and violated human rights says Amnesty

Care Home Professional - October Issue p28
Welcoming visitors back into care homes

The Carer Digital - Issue #23  p13
Flu vaccination campaign for health and social care workers 29.09.2020
Matt Hancock promises 11,000 free iPads to care homes to 'reduce unnecessary visits'

Care Home Professional 29.09.2020
Care home residents and staff to be first in line for COVID-19 vaccine

ITProPortal 28.09.2020
Acoustic monitoring: Freeing up stretched care workers in a time when “going beyond” is a necessity

Express 27.09.2020
Care home residents are NOT receiving weekly Covid tests despite promises

iNews 27.09.2020
Free iPads to be given out to care homes to help residents stay connected

Home Care Insight 25.09.2020
Government faces renewed pressure from Care England boss as COVID-19 cases rise

Care Home Professional 24.09.2020
Care England calls for renewed support from government as COVID-19 cases rise 

LaingBuisson News 24.09.2020
Social care ‘policy failure’ needs addressing, says former minister

Nursing Times 23.09.2020
Government places nurses in new Covid-19 testing priority list 22.09.2020
Government confirms care home residents and staff will get priority COVID-19 testing this winter

The Future of Healthcare report in The Times in association with Care England 22.09.2020
‘We want to create a vision for the future of social care, which positions it as an essential part of the national infrastructure’ – Professor Martin Green

Inside Housing 21.09.2020
Care homes to get free PPE under new winter plan

New Statesman 21.09.2020
Government care home plans were sneaked out late Friday night – here’s what they miss

MSN news 19.09.2020
Matt Hancock 1.4million care workers corona lapel badges undelivered

Access and Mobility 19.09.2020
Government announces winter plan to protect care homes

Home Care Insight 19.09.2020
Care Virtual Summit sets return date for next month

Care Home Professional 19.09.2020
Government announces winter plan to protect care homes

Daily Mail 19.09.2020
Health secretary Matt Hancock promised 1.4million care workers lapel badges to honour their efforts in tackling Corona... but they STILL haven't been delivered five months on

BBC Radio 4 You and Yours 17.09.2020 @30:00 – 39:00min
Covering social care staff shortages and the government recruitment campaign 

Daily Mail 17.09.2020
Will families be denied care home visits?

Breakfast on BBC Local radio stations 15.09.2020 @9:00-10:00am
Interview with Prof Martin Green, BBC Leeds | BBC Lanchashire |  BBC Leicester | BBC Shropshire | BBC ManchesterBBC Berkshire | BBC Nottingham | BBC Cornwall

LBC Radio 15.09.2020
Shelagh Fogarty interview with Professor Martin Green in relation to testing @00:05-00:19min

iNews 15.09.2020
Care homes alerted to worrying rise in Covid-19 cases amid fears of a second wave

Bournemouth Echo 15.09.2020
Number of care home beds available to elderly in Dorset hits record low

Knutsford Guardian 15.09.2020
Care home bed availability his record low at pandemic start

Nursing Times 15.09.2020
Covid-19 test results for care home nurses ‘consistently delayed and lost’

London Post 15.09.2020
Professor Martin Green OBE calls for “Reduced Bureaucracy in the Health and Social Care System”

LaingBuisson News 15.09.2020
Care sector warned over rising infection rates

The Times 15.09.2020
Care home bosses claim government is failing on coronavirus tests

The Telegraph 12.09.2020
Coronavirus spreading in care homes again, Government warns

Care Home Professional 11.09.2020
Councils advise care homes to go into lockdown after COVID-19 spike

ITV News 11.09.2020
Councils tell care homes to lock down again as coronavirus cases rise

Care Home Management 11.09.2020
Care England calls for financial sustainability for social care

The Times 11.09.2020
Loneliness and the tender care of the elderly

Wellburn Care Homes - The Debate – Live 09.09.2020
Care Home Visits (webinar)

Episode #66 of The Care Home Show
Webinar with Professor Martin Green, CEO of Care England

LaingBuisson 07.09.2020
Care Provider Alliance appoints Kathy Roberts as chair

Home Care Insight 07.09.2020
Care England backs inquiry into burnout among social care and NHS employees

The Times 06.09.2020
Letters to the Editor: Test us weekly — and let us hug our parents again

Yahoo News 04.09.2020
More than 400 care home residents were dying a day at peak of pandemic, data shows

Glasgow Times 04.09.2020
Charity threatens legal action over Government’s care home visiting guidance

Yahoo News 04.09.2020
Dementia sufferers can't see loved ones because government testing 'incredibly chaotic'

Mirror 04.09.2020
Coronavirus killed 400 people in UK care homes every day at height of outbreak

Sky News 04.09.2020
Coronavirus: More than 400 care home residents were dying a day at peak of pandemic, data shows

Metro 04.09.2020
Over 400 care home residents were dying every day at peak of pandemic

Warrington Guardian 03.09.2020
Charity threatens legal action over Government’s care home visiting guidance

Shropshire Star 03.09.2020
Charity threatens legal action over Government’s care home visiting guidance

Express and Star 03.09.2020
Charity threatens legal action over Government’s care home visiting guidance

Daily Mail 03.09.2020
Heartbroken families launch legal fight against Government's care home visiting rules 

BBC Radio 4 Today 03.09.2020
Professor Martin Green, CEO of Care England and Julia Jones, Founder of John’s Campaign covering a story on visiting in care homes and regular testing for care home staff and residents. BBC Radio 4 Today @07:18-07:25 am

Nursing in Practice 01.09.2020
Care homes ‘pushed’ into accepting positive Covid-19 patients

Pulse 01.09.2020
Care homes ‘pushed’ into accepting Covid-positive patients

This Is Money 01.09.2020
Britain's care cost scandal

MSN News 30.08.2020
UK care homes still denied Covid tests despite Hancock pledge

The Observer 29.08.2020
UK care homes still denied Covid tests despite Hancock pledge, officials warn

The Times - letters to the editor 26.08.2020
Care Home Safety 

Care Home Professional 25.08.2020
Care home coronavirus deaths rise for first time in four months 24.08.2020
People discharged from hospital to get free home care and care home support from £588m funding package

Home Care Insight 24.08.2020
Professional Care Workers Week launched to celebrate the workforce

BBC Merseyside 21.08.2020
Overview of the challenges that care home providers are experiencing @00:00 - 01.25min

BBC Look North 19.08.2020
Interview with Professor Martin Green about the increase of insurance premiums @03:50 - 05:51min.

Care Home Professional 19.08.2020
Unique facial analysis pain detection technology launches in the UK

Care Home Professional 19.08.2020
Care homes facing ‘astronomical’ rises in insurance premiums

BBC Radio 4 You and Yours 19.08.2020
Rising insurance premiums @31:00 - 39:00min

BBC Radio Leeds (6-10am)19.08.2020
Richard Stead interview with Professor Martin Green, CEO of Care England covering a story about financial pressures @08:08am

BBC News 19.08.2020
Coronavirus: Care homes ask for insurance cost help

Huffington Post 14.08.2020
Care Homes Can Now Test All New Residents For Coronavirus

In Your Area 13.08.2020
National poetry and painting competition launched to recognise social care workers

Care Home Professional 13.08.2020
Care England partners with care consultancy to support providers 

Care Home Professional 13.08.2020
Care home residents left in ‘hideous limbo’ during lockdown, MPs told

Home Care Insight 11.08.2020
Care England partners with care consultancy to support providers

Care Home Professional 03.08.2020
Regular COVID-19 care home testing pushed back to September, report

Access and Mobility Professional 03.08.2020
IN-DEPTH: Coronavirus’ cost on care

The Times 02.08.2020
Care home coronavirus testing pledge abandoned