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Kings Court Care Home in Barnard Castle, County Durham

Kings Court

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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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Ex-racehorse Cavallini a big hit with care home residents

Ex-racehorse Cavallini a big hit with care home residents

March 23 2015

Care UK’s Francis Court care home recently welcomed a very special visitor to celebrate Cheltenham Ladies’ Day – a retired ex-racehorse called Cavallini, along with his owner and jockey Emily Tyson.

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At last dementia is getting the attention it requires

At last dementia is getting the attention it requires

March 5 2015

In her first article, Pauline Houchin, Care UK’s new head of care & clinical services, welcomes the increase in interest and funding that  dementia care and research is receiving.

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News about Care UK’s Wellbeing Foundation

News about Care UK’s Wellbeing Foundation

February 9 2015

Belinda Moore, the Chair of Care UK’s Wellbeing Foundation Board, talks about why the Foundation is supporting music therapy initiatives and outlines some of the charities which have already benefited from its grassroots grants.

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Keeping active is a great boost to health

Keeping active is a great boost to health

March 27 2015

Keeping physically active is one of the keys to a healthy life, the government’s Health Select Committee has confirmed, and even small changes to activity levels in homes and workplaces “can have a dramatic positive impact on health”.

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