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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).

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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). 

Murrayside scoops national award

Monday, August 5, 2019

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

It’s all in the name: Hythe pupils lend a helping hand to Carpathia Grange

Monday, August 5, 2019

A local primary school has named the suites at a brand new care home in Hythe.

Team behind multi-million pound Invicta Court care home celebrates ‘topping out’

Friday, August 2, 2019

A multi-million pound Maidstone care home has marked its latest construction milestone with the help of a special guest.

The Mayor of Maidstone, Councillor Marion Ring, joined the Care UK team and representatives from development partner Westlin and construction partners, Lawrence Baker, for a ‘topping out’ ceremony at the new care home on Gidds Pond Way.

Top marks: Hollins Park celebrates ‘Outstanding’ result following inspection

Friday, August 2, 2019

A national care watchdog has given Hollins Park care home its seal of approval, with relatives and residents praising its kind and compassionate team members. 

Broadwater Lodge wins national award

Monday, July 29, 2019

Broadwater Lodge is celebrating after winning the ‘Best for Garden and Outdoor Space’ category at a national care award ceremony. 

Sweet dreams are made of these - Lauder Lodge chef cooks up a storm in national competition

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Lauder Lodge is celebrating after a team member received a national award for their dessert-making skills.

American choir sings its way to Murrayside

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Murrayside welcomed some transatlantic visitors for a special musical performance.

Top marks: Mercia Grange celebrates ‘Outstanding’ result following inspection

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

A national care watchdog has given Mercia Grange its seal of approval, with relatives and residents praising its kind and compassionate team members. 

Darlington Court residents’ stories in the limelight for dementia-friendly theatre project

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Residents at Darlington Court saw their life stories take centre stage during a theatre project with a local school.

Ferndown Manor wins national award

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Ferndown Manor is celebrating after winning the ‘Best for Nutrition, Food and Dining Experience’ category at a national award ceremony. 


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