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Brewery site to have new lease of life as luxury residential care home for Hailsham

Brewery site to have new lease of life as luxury residential care home for Hailsham

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.

Care UK comments on proposals to get residents and relatives to help rate social care

Care UK comments on proposals to get residents and relatives to help rate social care

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.

Care UK comments on training and regulation of healthcare assistants in care homes

Care UK comments on training and regulation of healthcare assistants in care 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.

Three national awards celebrate Care UK’s outstanding services for people with dementia

Three national awards celebrate Care UK’s outstanding services for people with dementia

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

Care home dementia experts speak at national  conference

Care home dementia experts speak at national conference

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 ‘experiential' training - to let everyone working in a home experience the physical and emotional effects of dementia – with changes to surroundings which benefit people with dementia.

Pilot dementia care project sees Care UK nominated for top nursing award

Pilot dementia care project sees Care UK nominated for top nursing award

October 26 2011

Care UK's ground-breaking training, which lets our carers ‘experience' dementia, has been shortlisted for a national Nursing Times Award after the overwhelming success of a nine-month trial.

Orpington to get the best of dementia care as work starts on a new home for older people

Orpington to get the best of dementia care as work starts on a new home for older people

October 18 2011

Work starts this month on a £8 million development in Orpington, Kent, to provide a luxury 84-bedroom nursing home for Care UK.

Epsom day centre manager reaches finals of top national care awards

Epsom day centre manager reaches finals of top national care awards

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.

Taking a break to raise money for Macmillan at Mitcham care home

Taking a break to raise money for Macmillan at Mitcham care home

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.

Crowborough community celebrates opening of flagship nursing home

Crowborough community celebrates opening of flagship nursing home

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.

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