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 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.
A care team in Horndean is asking people in the local community to help hug an entire care home.
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.
A care home in Worcester is joining a nationwide initiative to promote singing for older people.
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.
Care UK teams and residents have found ways to join communities across the country in commemorating Remembrance Day.
Care UK’s James Clear has received one of the highest accolades in care catering – the National Association of Care Caters’ special achievement award.
Care UK colleagues are celebrating their successes after taking three of the top slots in a national ‘Poems in a Pandemic’ competition for carers.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
September brings a new competition for residents in Care UK’s homes, and the teams that support them, to get creative in the kitchen.
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.
A resident at a care home in Sale enjoyed a special visit from a local stables.
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.
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 has welcomed the Nursing & Midwifery Council’s acknowledgement of the huge role care home teams have played during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.