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Kings Court care home in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Kings Court care home is positioned at the very heart of the attractive town of Barnard Castle in County Durham.

We provide specialist residential and respite care for older people, as well as a day club and a home meal delivery service. We aim to give every resident and day club visitor  positive and fulfilling experiences every day. We offer day guests all of the same activities and meals that we provide to residents. Many of our team members have very strong local connections and enjoy swapping tales of life of rural life in and around Barnard Castle.

Our historic building is full of character and charm. In its former life as the King’s Head hotel, Charles Dickens was once a guest – he was even inspired to mention the hotel in his novel ‘Nicholas Nickelby’. The impressive hotel ballroom is now our residents’ lounge and many of our rooms are generously-sized too.
 

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Ground-breaking employee engagement programme sees Care UK shortlisted for national award

Ground-breaking employee engagement programme sees Care UK shortlisted for national award

October 17 2016

An innovative and long-running scheme to improve communication between employees has seen Care UK’s care home division shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

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Have your cake and eat it with Care UK

Have your cake and eat it with Care UK

September 27 2016

Care homes across the country are giving local communities the opportunity to join the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this week and raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Care UK managing director recognised as top leader in care sector

Care UK managing director recognised as top leader in care sector

September 13 2016

Colleagues working for Care UK were delighted to hear that Care Home Professional magazine has selected its Residential Care Services managing director, Andrew Knight, as one of an elite group of the top 44 leaders working in social care across the UK.

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How certain painkillers might heighten heart failure risk

How certain painkillers might heighten heart failure risk

December 9 2016

Millions of over the counter pain killers are taken by people in this country every year for everything from headaches to muscle pain. However, although they can be effective at easing symptoms, research has found that some of them are not without their risks.

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