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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.


Work starts on multi-million pound Chichester care home

Friday, April 3, 2020

Work has now started to build a new multi-million care home in Chichester.


Horsham care home residents celebrate a virtual Mother’s Day

Thursday, March 26, 2020

With all but the most essential visitors having to stay away to reduce the risk of infection, a care home team in Horsham found a creative way to allow residents to celebrate Mother’s Day with the help of Facebook and Skype.


We’ll meet again: Dorset care home celebrates Vera Lynn’s 103rd Birthday

Thursday, March 26, 2020

With all but the most essential visitors having to stay away to reduce the risk of infection, a care home team in Dorset found a creative solution to allow residents to enjoy the live music planned for their celebration of Dame Vera Lynn’s 103rd birthday, while keeping everyone at a safe distance.


Care home residents have eagle-eye view in live drawing class

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Forget Songs of Praise, this care home is all about Birds of Prey, after it welcomed a bald eagle and hooded vulture for a live drawing class.


You’ve got a friend in me – Gloria Hunniford helps launch Friendship Cafés across Kent

Monday, February 10, 2020

Care homes across Kent are opening their doors to welcome local people to new friendship cafés, which have been designed to reduce loneliness in the community.


Virtuous cycle – Care UK’s national fundraising efforts culminate at Windsor care home

Thursday, February 6, 2020

A care home in Windsor presented national charities with a five-figure donation after taking part in a special fundraising initiative.


Friendly penguin duo slides into Banbury care home for a flapping good time

Monday, February 3, 2020

A resident was given the surprise of her life when two friendly penguins arrived at her care home.


Suffolk care home delivers Care UK’s 15th Outstanding rating from CQC

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) has awarded Care UK’s Glastonbury Court care home in Suffolk an overall ‘Outstanding’ rating, following an unannounced inspection.


Scarecrow brings Eye pupils and care home residents together

Thursday, February 20, 2020

An Eye care home has teamed up with a local school as part of an intergenerational project aimed at dispelling the myths and stigma associated with dementia.


Bristol Bears help open city’s newest care home

Monday, January 20, 2020

Bristol’s newest care home has been officially opened by the Bristol Bears’ mascot, Brizzley Bear.


Care UK celebrates the best of British birds

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Over 50 Care UK care homes across the UK are gearing up to take part in some avian-themed activities to celebrate the best of British birds this January.


Godalming care home receives ‘Outstanding’ praise – for second time in a row!

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A care home in Godalming has been commended for delivering ‘Outstanding’ care by a government inspector.


Horsham care home residents take a trip out of this world with virtual reality

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

A care home in Horsham is treating residents to special trips all over the world, thanks to virtual reality.


Christmas visits when your loved one has dementia

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

When spending precious time over the Christmas period with relatives living with dementia, little and often could be the way to happiness for all according to a Care UK expert.


Don't slope me now - 92-year-old care home resident goes skiing for the first time

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Think extreme sports aren’t for ninety year olds? Think again. A 92-year-old care home resident has fulfilled his wish to go skiing for the first time, just a couple of months before his 93rd birthday.


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