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.
Residents at a Halstead care home have shared their heart-warming and hilarious relationship advice ahead of Valentine’s Day.
Residents at two Bury St Edmunds care homes were surprised with some very special Valentine’s Day cards.
A care home in Harrow has embraced technology in response to the pandemic.
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.
A Maidstone resident was thrilled when a team member at her care home had her wedding photograph edited into colour as a surprise.
A care home in Hythe has been delivering afternoon tea to older people in the local area.
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.
There is still one pub unaffected by current tier restrictions – and it’s in a Bromsgrove care home.
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.
A care home in Quorn turned itself into the Orient Express for a very special afternoon.
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.
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.
A Banbury care home is celebrating after one of its team members won a national accolade.
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 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.
A care team in Horndean is asking people in the local community to help hug an entire care home.
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.
A care home in Worcester is joining a nationwide initiative to promote singing for older people.
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.
Care UK teams and residents have found ways to join communities across the country in commemorating Remembrance Day.
Care UK’s James Clear has received one of the highest accolades in care catering – the National Association of Care Caters’ special achievement award.
Care UK colleagues are celebrating their successes after taking three of the top slots in a national ‘Poems in a Pandemic’ competition for carers.
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
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.