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The 10 Boxes of Christmas - an Advent idea to engage people with dementia in the run up to Christmas

November 28th 2014

Maizie Mears-Owens, Care UK’s head of dementia services, has found a new way to gently lead loved ones living with dementia into the festive season and increase their wellbeing.

Boost for charity using people’s creativity and unwanted items to help patients

November 28th 2014

An exciting charity project that brings hope and skills to young people and raises money to support those living with rare genetic conditions received one of the first grants from the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation on Wednesday 19 November.

National healthcare awards recognise kindness, courage, innovation and professionalism

November 25th 2014

People working for Care UK are basking in the glory of being nationally recognised in the organisation’s 2014 Health Care Awards.

Care UK’s newest care home unveils plans for vintage celebrations

November 11th 2014

Plans have been unveiled for a 1950s spectacular at Care UK’s newest care home, Mountfitchet House, on Wednesday 19 November from 2pm to 3.30pm, to mark the home’s official opening.

Celebrations as Care UK carers reach the finals of national awards

November 4th 2014

Care UK carers have reached the finals of the two most prestigious care awards in Britain – the National Care Awards and the National Dementia Care Awards.

How half term fun can help your relatives living with dementia

October 29th 2014

Care UK’s head of dementia services, Maizie Mears-Owen, looks at the exciting opportunities for intergenerational bonding and fun during the half term.

Care UK chef has recipe for success at Great British Care Awards

October 28th 2014

Lisa Morris, head chef at Care UK’s Ambleside care home in Stratford-Upon-Avon, is celebrating after scooping a top award at the annual Great British Care Awards.

Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre collects prestigious national award

October 23rd 2014

The team at Care UK’s Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has won a prestigious award for its highly successful work in reducing the number of falls experienced by inpatients.

Care UK head of dementia supports sensory research

October 16th 2014

Maizie Mears-Owen, head of dementia at Care UK, is to present at this year’s Inside Out Festival on how multi-sensory stimulation and design can be delivered within dementia care.

Newbury care home has designs on international award

October 15th 2014

Care UK’s Winchcombe Place care home is in the running to scoop a prestigious award after being named as a finalist in the ‘New Build’ category of The SBID International Design Awards 2014.

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