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A resident at a Whitstable care home shares her story as a Holocaust survivor

Monday, February 22, 2021

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, a resident at a local care home has shared her story of surviving the Holocaust after her family was sent to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.


“Stay Single” – Halstead care home residents share relationship advice for Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 15, 2021

Residents at a Halstead care home have shared their heart-warming and hilarious relationship advice ahead of Valentine’s Day.


Lockdown love – Bury St Edmunds care home residents virtually reunite for Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Residents at two Bury St Edmunds care homes were surprised with some very special Valentine’s Day cards.


i-home: Harrow care home goes digital

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

A care home in Harrow has embraced technology in response to the pandemic.


Care home team makes a wish come true despite pandemic restrictions.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Care UK’s wishing tree initiative is continuing despite the challenges lockdown has brought to activities like trips out that are normally part of care home life.


Care home brings colour to residents wedding photo from 63 years ago

Monday, January 25, 2021

A Maidstone resident was thrilled when a team member at her care home had her wedding photograph edited into colour as a surprise.


Hythe care home drops off deliver-teas for the local community

Monday, January 11, 2021

A care home in Hythe has been delivering afternoon tea to older people in the local area.


Stowmarket care home team member wins prestigious national award

Monday, January 4, 2021

A team member at a Stowmarket care home has received a Royal Humane Society Award after saving a member of the public’s life using skills she learnt at work.


One pub that will be open for drinkers over the new year

Thursday, December 31, 2020

There is still one pub unaffected by current tier restrictions – and it’s in a Bromsgrove care home.


It began to look a lot like Christmas

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Despite tiers, masks and restrictions, Care UK homes up and down the country had fun throughout the festive season – and now residents and colleagues alike are looking forward to settling down to Christmas dinners prepared by our award-winning catering teams.


All aboard the Orient Express at Quorn care home

Monday, December 21, 2020

A care home in Quorn turned itself into the Orient Express for a very special afternoon.


Care UK homes pass key milestone in delivery of Covid-safe visiting suites to every site

Monday, December 21, 2020

Thanks to an incredible, round the clock effort by managers working in its central support office, Care UK has just installed and opened its 90th visitor facility to allow the family and friends of care home residents to visit in complete safety.


Investment in safety technology gives extra reassurance to relatives of care home residents

Friday, December 18, 2020

As community infection rates for Covid-19 continue to rise, teams in all 124 Care UK homes now have three additional pieces of kit to help minimise the risk of infection.


Banbury care home Deputy Manager named ‘healthcare hero’

Monday, December 14, 2020

A Banbury care home is celebrating after one of its team members won a national accolade.  


Care UK and Covid-19 vaccinations

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The arrival of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination against Covid-19 is one of the biggest breakthroughs we have seen in the collective efforts to overcome the virus. 


Care UK reach final of national IT awards for work supporting for care home teams during the pandemic

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Care UK has reached the finals in a prestigious national award for the exceptional efforts its IT team put into ensuring care home colleagues could operate efficiently and keep residents and their families connected throughout lockdown.


Community invited to ‘help to hug’ a Horndean care home

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

A care team in Horndean is asking people in the local community to help hug an entire care home.

 


Care UK shortlisted for five national awards

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Care UK is continuing its winning streak with the announcement that it has been shortlisted in five different categories of one of Britain’s best known care awards.


Worcester care home sets the tone with innovative new scheme

Monday, November 16, 2020

A care home in Worcester is joining a nationwide initiative to promote singing for older people.


Care UK’s specialist in dementia care in the running for two major national awards

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

A passionate advocate for improving the life of people living with dementia, has been shortlisted for two top national awards for the work she has done to support the delivery of excellent dementia care across Care UK’s 125  homes.


Because we never forget

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Care UK teams and residents have found ways to join communities across the country in commemorating Remembrance Day.


Care UK catering expert lifts national trophy

Monday, November 9, 2020

Care UK’s James Clear has received one of the highest accolades in care catering – the National Association of Care Caters’ special achievement award.


Time to rhyme: team members take a hat trick of national poetry awards

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Care UK colleagues are celebrating their successes after taking three of the top slots in a national ‘Poems in a Pandemic’ competition for carers.


Well known illustrator delivers his first drawing class for care home residents

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Residents at over 20 Care UK homes were recently treated to a master class in drawing with  nationally renowned artist and animator Gary Andrews as part of the celebrations for the 2020 Big Draw Festival.


Marie Curie to support Care UK teams in wake of coronavirus pandemic

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Marie Curie to support Care UK teams in wake of coronavirus pandemic

Leading end of life charity, Marie Curie and care home provider Care UK, are working together to provide additional support to care home teams  and to help prepare for any future outbreaks.


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