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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.


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.


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.


Eye care home rated ‘Outstanding’ by national care inspectors

Monday, March 2, 2020

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


All aboard at Stroud care home

Thursday, February 27, 2020

There were certainly no leaves or delays on the line when residents enjoyed a trip on a specially installed railway carriage at a Stroud care home.


Care UK goes head to head with cruise and racing car companies in national awards

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Care UK has become the only care home provider in the country to be shortlisted in any of the three categories of the UK Employee Experience Awards.


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.


Mayor helps to open town’s newest care home

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Ashford’s newest care home has been officially opened by the Mayor of Ashford, Councillor Jenny Webb.


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.


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