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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.


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.


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