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From trips out to making wishes come true, holding events with the community, to birthdays and celebrations in the home, no two days are the same at Skylark House

The royal treatment – Local care home residents celebrate the Platinum Jubilee in style

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The royal treatment – Local care home residents celebrate the Platinum Jubilee in style

Residents at two local care homes have been enjoying Platinum Jubilee celebrations fit for a queen.

Care UK calls for more recognition for the work nurses do in care homes

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Care UK calls for more recognition for the work nurses do in care homes

As International Nurses Day dawns, Care UK’s most senior nurse, Rachel Gilbert has called on everyone to remember that nurses don’t just do an amazing job in...

Educating the nation – Care UK launches guide to create dementia-friendly community

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Educating the nation – Care UK launches guide to create dementia-friendly community

Care UK is launching a free guide to support people whose loved ones have been diagnosed with dementia ahead of Dementia Action Week.

High tech solution to improve recruitment success in care homes shortlisted for a national award

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High tech solution to improve recruitment success in care homes shortlisted for a national award

Care UK will go head-to-head with household names like Adobe and Coca-Cola in May, in a bid to win a prestigious national award set up to find those...

Horsham care home resident celebrates 100th birthday with a ‘£3.5 million performance’

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Horsham care home resident celebrates 100th birthday with a ‘£3.5 million performance’

A resident at a care home in Horsham celebrated her 100th birthday with a special performance by one of the UK’s leading violinists.

Care UK picks up double shortlisting in national catering awards

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Care UK picks up double shortlisting in national catering awards

Chefs and catering teams working for Colchester-based Care UK have been shortlisted in two categories of the Public Sector Catering Awards.

A whisk-y business! Horsham care home residents get into the spirit with pop-up speakeasy

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A whisk-y business! Horsham care home residents get into the spirit with pop-up speakeasy

Residents at a care home in Horsham enjoyed their favourite beverages at a pop-up 1920s speakeasy hosted by a local cocktail bar.

‘Never go to bed on an argument!’ Horsham care home residents share Valentine’s Day advice

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‘Never go to bed on an argument!’ Horsham care home residents share Valentine’s Day advice

Married residents at a care home in Horsham have been sharing their secrets to a long-lasting marriage as part of their Valentine’s themed celebrations.

Time to bust a few myths about social care apprentices

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Time to bust a few myths about social care apprentices

Lean back in your chair and visualise an apprentice working for a care home provider….