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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.


Local students put pen to paper for Banbury care home

Monday, October 19, 2020

Residents at a Banbury care home did not let the pandemic stop them from making new friends.

The intergenerational pen pal initiative began when Care UK’s Highmarket House, on North Bar Place, received letters from Year 3 pupils at Carrdus School.


£7M care home with cinema and hair salon opens in Quorn

Monday, October 12, 2020

Quorn’s newest care home has opened its doors and welcomed the first residents.

Care UK’s Lonsdale Mews, on Farley Way, will offer long-term residential, nursing and short-term respite care for up to 64 older people, and features its own cinema, hair salon, café and outdoor activity area.


National inspectors praise OUTSTANDING local care home

Friday, October 9, 2020

A national care watchdog has given a care home in Godalming its seal of approval, with relatives and residents praising its compassionate and caring team members.

The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) report gave Care UK’s Jubilee House, on Pound Lane, an overall ‘Outstanding’ rating, following an unannounced inspection prior to lockdown.


Care UK rejects the CMA’s action to reduce choice for care home residents

Thursday, October 8, 2020

The CMA’s action to stop us offering families the option of placing their loved ones in a premium home by making a personal contribution in addition to NHS funding is a backwards step in terms of consumer choice. 


Twin topping out ceremonies celebrated by Care UK

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Care UK’s unprecedented home expansion plans took another step forward recently as topping out ceremonies took place at two new homes in Hampshire.


Care UK strikes gold again as they pick up seven national awards for quality

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Care UK teams are delighted to have been recognised in nine different categories at the prestigious Care Home Awards which celebrate the very best in excellence and innovation in care.


Care UK announced as health and social care sponsor of The Big ‘Green’ Draw Festival 2020

Monday, September 14, 2020

The Big Draw Team are thrilled to announce that Care UK is the official health and social care sponsors of The Big Draw Festival 2020 which this year will be themed: The Big Green Draw: A Climate of Change


Centenary of Iconic Baking Ingredient Celebrated in Care Homes

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

September brings a new competition for residents in Care UK’s homes, and the teams that support them, to get creative in the kitchen.


Care UK’s passionate care catering expert is shortlisted for top national award

Monday, August 31, 2020

An in-house catering expert has been shortlisted for a prestigious national catering award for his exceptional leadership qualities in delivering high quality food and dining for residents in all of Care UK’s  homes.


Work starts on multi-million pound Shrewsbury care home

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Work has now started to build a new multi-million care home in Shrewsbury.
When complete, the new Care UK site, on Oteley Road, will provide full-time residential, nursing and specialist dementia care for up to 80 older people, and will create 86 new jobs.


People of Shinfield invited to take first look at new multi-million pound care home

Thursday, July 23, 2020

A new care home in Shinfield is inviting the local community to celebrate its completion with an exclusive first look inside the purpose-built facilities.


Care UK welcomes Nursing & Midwifery Council standing up for social care nursing

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Care UK has welcomed the Nursing & Midwifery Council’s acknowledgement of the huge role care home teams have played during the coronavirus pandemic.


Birthday wishes take flight for RAF veteran

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

When Perry Manor resident, Percival Court (known as Bob), celebrated his 96th birthday on 6th May, little did he expect to receive hundreds of well wishes from complete strangers across the globe. But that’s exactly what happened, thanks to social media.


Ipswich care home helps resident celebrate her 105th birthday

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Residents and the team at Care UK’s Prince George House, in Ipswich, have been helping Ivy Hinchcliffe celebrate her 105th birthday in style, despite the coronavirus lockdown.


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