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100-year-old Cringleford care home resident repays 80 year old kindness from her former university

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

A Cringleford care home resident, and former Oxford university student, has celebrated her 100th birthday by making a very special donation. 


Nursing Director welcomes significant new interest in nursing as a career

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Care UK’s most senior nurse, Rachel Gilbert, Director of Care, Quality & Governance has welcomed news that the pandemic has brought an increase in interest from people wishing to train as a nurse – but wants to remind everyone that nursing has many facets, not just hospitals.


Flying high - Framlingham care home takes part in community initiative

Monday, May 10, 2021

Residents at a care home in Framlingham were delighted to take part in a community initiative to celebrate new life.  


Houghton-le-Spring care home carer scoops ‘Dementia Carer of the Year’ award

Monday, May 10, 2021

A Houghton-le-Spring care home is celebrating after one of its team members was awarded a prestigious accolade. 


Care UK teams shortlisted for prestigious award from Alzheimer’s Society

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Teams working for Care UK across the country have been announced as finalists in an award from highly respected charity The Alzheimer’s Society in recognition of their professionalism in providing care people for people living with dementia.


Care UK shortlisted for an astounding 17 national awards

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

A renowned animator who once worked for Disney, a sector leading number of outstanding rated homes and innovative use of new technology has helped Care UK be shortlisted for no less than 17 highly regarded national awards.


The 365 letters that got St Ives care home resident through lockdown

Friday, April 23, 2021

A St Ives care home resident was delighted to spend quality time with her daughter, following the easing of restrictions, after receiving daily letters for the last year.


You name it: Cherry Hinton locals lend a helping hand to local care home

Friday, April 23, 2021

A local member of the community has helped to name the suites at a brand-new care home in Cherry Hinton.


Care UK engages one of country’s top virus experts to help colleagues hear the truth about Covid vaccinations.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

With the vast majority of team members in homes already having had at least  the first dose of their Covid-19 vaccination, Care UK enlisted support from a very special expert to give colleagues impartial information to help those few still undecided to make up their minds.


Back from ‘fur’ lough – Stansted care home sees return of much loved four-legged friend

Thursday, April 15, 2021

A Stansted care home was delighted to be reunited with a very special visitor after a year apart.


Care UK announced as finalist in top UK award for investment in training to deliver the highest quality care

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Care UK is the only care home provider in the country to be shortlisted for its dedication to employee training and development at the UK Employee Experience Awards.


Care home crowns Bracknell resident ‘local hero’

Monday, April 12, 2021

A Bracknell resident has taken first place in a care home’s ‘Local Heroes’ competition.


In the good books - Halstead care home residents welcome special guest

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

A care home in Halstead was delighted to welcome a special guest for a virtual read-along.


Good eggs - Bury St Edmunds care home wishes local children a ‘hoppy’ Easter

Thursday, April 1, 2021

A Bury St Edmunds care home has donated some special treats to local children this Easter.


Care UK residents enjoy luxury tasting menu accompanied by a very special guest

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Residents living in Care UK homes have been able to enjoy virtual sessions with a very special food expert.


“There is nothing stronger than a woman who has rebuilt herself” – Horndean residents share their wisdom

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

To celebrate International Women’s Day, residents at a local care home have shared the lessons they’ve learnt over the years.


Is this Kidderminster’s most active care home?

Monday, March 22, 2021

A Kidderminster care home is hoping to be recognised as the most active in the region after completing a special exercise challenge.


In great spirits – Cheltenham care home shakes things up with cocktail bar

Monday, March 22, 2021

The best place to get a mojito is no longer your local cocktail bar – it’s a Cheltenham care home.


Local care home crowns two Maidstone residents ‘Local Heroes’

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Two Maidstone residents have taken first place in a care home’s ‘Local Heroes’ competition, winning £300 each.


Care home goals - Horsham care home launches new games room

Thursday, March 18, 2021

A Horsham care home has unveiled an exciting addition for residents - a brand new games room.


Local pet owners encouraged to enter Stroud care home competition

Monday, March 8, 2021

A care home in Stroud is calling for local pet owners to enter its barking mad competition.


Senior carer shortlisted in local awards for her kindness and compassion

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Caryn Walmsley, a senior carer from Grangewood, is a finalist in the Northern Echo Health and Care Awards 2021


Tens across the board – thumbs up from local primary school for Chester care home

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

A care home in Chester is celebrating after receiving a perfect score on a leading review website – and a local school joined in the fun


Care UK announced as the world’s first care sector partner of the #FairKitchens movement

Monday, March 1, 2021

Care UK and the #FairKitchens movement are proud to announce that Care UK is the first care sector organisation in the world to join the global movement #FairKitchens, which is aiming to make the happiness of catering teams as important as diner satisfaction.


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.


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