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Latest news and opinion from the team at Care UK.

Keep taking the tablets

Keep taking the tablets

January 3 2020

There is good news for the estimated 1.8m people in the UK taking drugs to lower cholesterol - they will not increase your risk of Alzheimers or other forms of dementia, according to a new study.

Christmas visits when your loved one has dementia

Christmas visits when your loved one has dementia

December 24 2019

When spending precious time over the Christmas period with relatives living with dementia, little and often could be the way to happiness for all according to a Care UK expert.

Festive friends - special duo spread Christmas cheer at Cringleford care home

Festive friends - special duo spread Christmas cheer at Cringleford care home

December 18 2019

Residents at a care home in Cringleford were delighted when they were visited by some very special four-legged friends.

Quartet of finalists for top dementia awards

Quartet of finalists for top dementia awards

November 7 2019

Care UK teams will have their fingers crossed this week as they wait to find out whether any of their four finalists will pick up a trophy at the 2019 National Dementia Care Awards this Thursday (7th)

Local councillor sings the praises of Halstead care home’s dementia-friendly choir

Local councillor sings the praises of Halstead care home’s dementia-friendly choir

October 8 2019

A care home in Halstead welcomed a local councillor to take part in its new dementia-friendly choir.

Oh, they do like to be beside the seaside! Richmond care home creates indoor beach

Oh, they do like to be beside the seaside! Richmond care home creates indoor beach

August 30 2019

Residents at a Richmond care home enjoyed a trip to the ‘seaside’ recently, after team members transformed the home for a special ‘seaside day’.

A wheel winner: Chandler Court gets residents back on their bikes

A wheel winner: Chandler Court gets residents back on their bikes

August 27 2019

Chandler Court is set to help residents re-live the thrill of cycling again, after winning a specially-adapted bike.

Wish come true – 71-year-old reunited with her favourite animals

Wish come true – 71-year-old reunited with her favourite animals

August 19 2019

A 71-year-old Mill View resident saw her wish to spend time with her favourite animals come true after donkey’s years.

Darlington Court residents’ stories in the limelight for dementia-friendly theatre project

Darlington Court residents’ stories in the limelight for dementia-friendly theatre project

July 21 2019

Residents at Darlington Court saw their life stories take centre stage during a theatre project with a local school.

Broadwater Lodge saddles up to welcome new housemates

Broadwater Lodge saddles up to welcome new housemates

June 26 2019

Broadwater Lodge has welcomed several new four-legged residents and is having a wonderful time getting to know them. 

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