December 15 2011
Care UK's latest care home is set to bring first class dementia care and over 80 jobs to Hailsham, East Sussex, when it opens in mid-2013.
December 14 2011
Care UK has welcomed proposals from Paul Burstow, Minister of State for Care Services, to involve care users and their relatives in rating social care services such as residential and nursing homes.
November 15 2011
Care UK welcomes news that healthcare assistants working in hospitals and care homes will have to meet new minimum standards of training, but points out that any minimum standards that are introduced will need to be very robust to deliver the care that patients and residents deserve.
November 3 2011
The dedication, commitment and outstanding efforts of Care UK’s staff in residential homes across the country were acknowledged this week at the 201
November 1 2011
Professional carers will learn this week about a revolutionary new training method which radically increases well-being in people with dementia.On 2nd November, delegates at the National Dementia Congress at the BT Convention Centre, Liverpool, will hear the results of Care UK's pilot study into its new dementia policy. This combines â€˜experiential' training - to let everyone working in a home experience the physical and emotional effects of dementia â€“ with changes to surroundings which benefit people with dementia.
October 26 2011
Care UK's ground-breaking training, which lets our carers â€˜experience' dementia, has been shortlisted for a national Nursing Times Award after the overwhelming success of a nine-month trial.
October 18 2011
Work starts this month on a Â£8 million development in Orpington, Kent, to provide a luxury 84-bedroom nursing home for Care UK.
October 12 2011
Elaine Carruthers, manager of the Orchard Centre, Longmead Road, Epsom, has reached the finals of the prestigious National Dementia Care Awards for creating excellent specialist care services for Surrey residents with dementia.
September 28 2011
Residents and staff at Care UK's Cumberland home invited relatives, friends and the public to join them for tea aand cake, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support on Thursday 29th September.
September 27 2011
Crowborough residents can now enjoy the very best of specialist dementia care with the opening of Heather View, Care UK's new flagship home in East Sussex, by two very special local VIPs.