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From trips out to making wishes come true, holding events with the community, to birthdays and celebrations in the home, no two days are the same at Francis Court

Educating the nation – Care UK launches guide to create dementia-friendly community

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Educating the nation – Care UK launches guide to create dementia-friendly community

Care UK is launching a free guide to support people whose loved ones have been diagnosed with dementia ahead of Dementia Action Week.

Copthorne care home on a mission to save traditional hobbies and skills

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Copthorne care home on a mission to save traditional hobbies and skills

A care home in Copthorne has joined a nationwide campaign to save older hobbies from being forgotten.

High tech solution to improve recruitment success in care homes shortlisted for a national award

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High tech solution to improve recruitment success in care homes shortlisted for a national award

Care UK will go head-to-head with household names like Adobe and Coca-Cola in May, in a bid to win a prestigious national award set up to find those...

Care UK picks up double shortlisting in national catering awards

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Care UK picks up double shortlisting in national catering awards

Chefs and catering teams working for Colchester-based Care UK have been shortlisted in two categories of the Public Sector Catering Awards.

‘Laugh together – lots of laughter!’ Couple married for 68 years reveal their secret

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‘Laugh together – lots of laughter!’ Couple married for 68 years reveal their secret

A couple at a local care home have shared their secret to a long and happy marriage after more than sixty-eight years together.

Time to bust a few myths about social care apprentices

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Time to bust a few myths about social care apprentices

Lean back in your chair and visualise an apprentice working for a care home provider….

‘Wii’ are down with the kids! Care home residents take an unusual approach to getting fit

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‘Wii’ are down with the kids! Care home residents take an unusual approach to getting fit

A care home in Copthorne has been taking part in an unusual type of exercise to kick start the new year.

Is this the UK’s biggest ever care home sourced art gallery?

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Is this the UK’s biggest ever care home sourced art gallery?

Residents at care homes across the nation have been drawing in a crowd with the world’s biggest ever care home art exhibition.

Boink-ers! Local care home surprises resident with pet pig reunion

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Boink-ers! Local care home surprises resident with pet pig reunion

A pig has been hog-ging the limelight at a Copthorne care home after team members surprised a resident with a pet pig from his farm.