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. 

Care Home Professional 24.02.2021
EXCLUSIVE: Vaccine priority must be given to all those with learning disabilities, says Care England

The Telegraph 22.02.2021
Covid roadmap: Care home residents can get personal care from one visitor

LancsLive 17.02.2021
Families could finally be permitted to hold hands on care home visits within weeks

SKY News 16.02.2021
Care home staff urged to get vaccine after Matt Hancock reveals only two-thirds have had jabs

Care Management Matters 16.02.2021
Call for occupancy strategy in care homes

The Guardian 13.02.2021
Fury at ‘do not resuscitate’ notices given to Covid patients with learning disabilities

The Times 09.02.2021
New hand-held coronavirus test could allow visitors back to care homes

Daily Mail 09.02.2021
Non-NHS nursing staff `left behind in vaccine rollout´ - RCN

Lancs Live 09.02.2021
Non-NHS nursing staff in England ‘left behind in vaccine rollout’, according to survey

The Times 09.02.2021
Boris Johnson’s golden chance to fix social care

Independent 09.02.2021
Thousands of nurses yet to receive first Covid vaccine, industry warns

Liverpool Echo 09.02.2021
Over 200 people sent from hospitals to Wirral care homes without Covid test last spring

The Carer 08.02.2021
Care England Calls For Fair Rates For Care

On The Wight 08.02.2021
Care sector calls for rise in base fee rates that local authorities pay for services

Care Management Matters 08.02.2021
Call for fair rates for care providers

Home Care Insight 03.02.2021
Calls for people with learning disabilities to be given higher priority for COVID-19 vaccine

The Telegraph 01.02.2021
Covid vaccine rollout to care homes is complete

Care Home Professional 20.01.2021
Care leaders welcome Designated Settings indemnity scheme

Care Home Management 19.01.2021
DHSC to insure designated setting care homes

Financial Times 19/01/2021
English care homes that take Covid patients to be provided with insurance

Care Management Matters 19/01/2021
New state indemnity scheme for designated care homes

News and Star 17/01/2021
Up to a fifth of staff at some care homes decline Covid-19 vaccine, figures show

The Guardian 16/01/2021
New £120m fund to provide boost for care sector staffing levels

ITV News 14/01/2021
Council official recommends most social visits to care homes in Essex should stop

Daily Mail 14/01/2021
Hope for the elderly as NHS staff aim to give care home residents Covid-19 jab by SUNDAY... but bosses admit it could take a week longer

The Telegraph 13/01/2021
Covid in care homes: Is the Government about to make the same mistakes again?

The Telegraph 13.01.2021
Care homes reject new residents over soaring insurance costs

Express and Star | Evening Express 12.01.2021
Care groups call for daily data on numbers of care home residents vaccinated

Care Home Professional 12.01.2021
Minding the mental health gap: caring for staff wellbeing in the care sector

Home Care Insight 12.01.2021
NHS ‘ignores’ care providers in integration plans, says Care England

Financial Times 11.01.2021
Insurance risks prompt UK care homes to reject hospital patients

LaingBuisson 08.01.2021
Providers must be recognised in integration plans, says Care England

Times and Star 06.01.2021
Care home vaccine rollout ‘needs to be stepped up’ – PM

Care Home Professional 04.01.2021
Government targets COVID vaccinations for every care home resident by end January

Home Care Insight 04.01.2021
Social care facing ‘perilously uncertain future’ after Brexit

The Telegraph 02.01.2021
Why we desperately need a new vision for social care in 2021 – Comment 

The Telegraph 02.01.2021
Exclusive: NHS bureaucracy holding back social care sector, says Care England boss 29.12.2020
Care home staff in England to get three coronavirus tests a week, promises government

Care Home Professional 16.12.2020
EXCLUSIVE: Market Oversight proposals will ‘perpetuate business failure’, Advinia warns 

AT Today 14.12.2020
Virtual tech connects care home residents throughout winter

Care Home Professional 14.12.2020
Progress on resuming care home visits stalling, Age UK warns

iNews 10.12.2020
Coronavirus latest: Hospitals ‘had to deal with insect-ridden gowns’ and ‘rotten’ supplies amid PPE shortages

The Financial Times 09.12.2020
Thousands of Britons receive world’s first approved coronavirus vaccine 

Bloomberg 09.12.2020
Westminster: A Sprint To Brussels

The Telegraph 09.12.2020
Care homes face crisis over 'perfect storm' of empty beds and lack of Government support

The Times 04.12.2020
Care home staff front of line as vaccine shelved for hospital workers

Care Home Professional 02.12.2020
Leaders welcome new government care home visiting guidance

The Times 01.12.2020
Covid: Care home residents can go to families for Christmas

Daily Mail 01.12.2020
Elderly care home residents 'will be allowed to visit families over Christmas and form festive bubbles' under new guidance being drawn up by ministers

The Guardian 26.11.2020
Spending review 2020: the winners and losers in Sunak's statement

Financial Times 26.11.2020
Sunak falls short on meeting healthcare needs, experts say

iNews 26.11.2020
Unpaid carers are saving the state £530m every day during the coronavirus pandemic, research shows

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