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If wishes were horses – Leatherhead resident’s wish comes true

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

A resident at a care home in Leatherhead saw her wish to spend time with her favourite animals come true.


Eye care home welcomes French visitors to celebrate 30 years of twinning

Friday, November 29, 2019

A care home in Eye welcomed French visitors to celebrate 30 years of the town’s twinning partnership.


Care UK Director named as UK’s top leader of the future

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Prodigious talent and knack for excelling in leadership so much that he has been promoted three times in three years has been recognised nationally as a Care UK director has been named as the UK’s leader of the future in a prestigious national award.


Work starts on multi-million pound Sarisbury Green care home

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Care UK with development and construction partners, Brymor and Aecom, have celebrated the start of work on a new £8.5m care home in Sarisbury Green.


Puppy love: Stratford-upon-Avon care home laps up guide-dog visit

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

A care home in Stratford-upon-Avon had a paw-some visit to a local guide dog training centre. Residents at Care UK’s Ambleside were recently reunited with familiar furry friends, after spending an afternoon at the Guide Dogs for the Blind training centre in Leamington Spa.


Hip and happening: Care homes in harmony on International Peace Day

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Two care homes in the region joined forces on International Peace Day (21 September 2019) to host a 1960s-themed ‘peace party’.


Top health and safety award goes to Care UK for protecting residents and colleagues

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Care UK Residential Care Service has won the Best Practice Award judged and presented by the National Association of Safety and Health in Care Services (NASHiC).


Care UK picks up three nominations for top Leaders in Care awards

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Care UK has won through to the finals of three categories in a national award scheme designed to recognise leaders and visionaries in social care.

The awards, organised by Care Home Professional and Home Care Insight magazines, have seen Care UK shortlisted in the major category of Care  Provider of the Year. Judges shortlisted the organisation for its commitment to supporting its 10,000 residents to lead fulfilling lives, while employing and training an additional 3,000 staff in new homes over the last seven years.


Wheely nice surprise for Stroud care home Scarlet House

Thursday, October 3, 2019

A care home in Stroud enjoyed a surprise visit from a cyclist on a 580-mile charity ride.


A commitment to dignity, choice and great food sees double Care UK shortlisting

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Two Care UK teams have been shortlisted for National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Awards for their commitment to ensuring care home residents have dignity, choice and great food. 


Living the high life – Davers Court organises flying visit for local 100-year-old

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

A resident from a Bury St Edmunds care home took to the skies for the second time to inspire others and celebrate her 100th birthday. Last year, Olwyn Hopkins, a resident at Care UK’s Davers Court, on Shakers Lane, was surprised by the team with the opportunity to fly in a glider plane, something she had not done in over 80 years. 


“I do” – Leatherhead couple celebrates 68 years of marriage

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Milner House helped a resident to mark a special milestone.


Vive la France: Kingston Vale care home crosses channel for art

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

A care home in Kingston Vale has taken a trip across the channel to Ardres, in northern France, to enjoy an afternoon of landscape painting.


House of fun: Residents see stars thanks to Newbury care home

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Four lucky residents at a Newbury care home saw their wishes come true recently, after each experiencing a day to remember.


Kenilworth care home makes medieval wish come true for 93-year-old resident

Friday, September 6, 2019

A Kenilworth care home surprised a 93-year-old resident with a trip down memory lane to one of her favourite places.


Oh, they do like to be beside the seaside! Richmond care home creates indoor beach

Friday, August 30, 2019

Residents at a Richmond care home enjoyed a trip to the ‘seaside’ recently, after team members transformed the home for a special ‘seaside day’.


‘Round of a-paws’ for Smyth Lodge's new canine relations manager

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Smyth Lodge has officially welcomed a new team member – and he’s set to be a paw-some hit with residents and colleagues alike.


Try is the limit: Sherwood Grange makes wish come true

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Sherwood Grange has made a dream come true for two residents, by organising a trip to Twickenham stadium to watch a rugby match.


A wheel winner: Chandler Court gets residents back on their bikes

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Chandler Court is set to help residents re-live the thrill of cycling again, after winning a specially-adapted bike.


It’s all in the name – local woman names Maidstone’s newest care home

Friday, August 23, 2019

A local lady has won a competition to name a brand new care home in Maidstone.    


Hole in one! Murrayside supports local golfer’s dream

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Murrayside is going above par by sponsoring a professional golfer. 


Wish come true – 71-year-old reunited with her favourite animals

Monday, August 19, 2019

A 71-year-old Mill View resident saw her wish to spend time with her favourite animals come true after donkey’s years.


Care home pen pals meet for first time on International Friendship Day

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Pen pals from two care homes in the region met for the very first time on International Friendship Day (30 July 2019). 


Special arrival: Highmarket House delivers blankets to babies

Thursday, August 15, 2019

New-born babies in Banbury are being kept cosy and warm, thanks to a donation of hand-knitted hats and blankets by residents at Highmarket House. 


Murrayside scoops national award

Monday, August 5, 2019

Murrayside is celebrating after a team member was awarded a national accolade. 


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