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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 Smyth Lodge

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.

Unravelling the past – Sidcup care home residents revisit favourite hobbies

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Unravelling the past – Sidcup care home residents revisit favourite hobbies

Residents at a care home in Sidcup have been revisiting their favourite hobbies and shared their skills with the younger generation.

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...

TV star from the 1980s urges older people and care home residents to boost their activity levels

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TV star from the 1980s urges older people and care home residents to boost their activity levels

Residents in Care UK homes have been taking part in some unusual forms of exercise as part of a seasonal get fit campaign featuring The Green Goddess.

Food for thought – local care home helps Sidcup community to remain healthy

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Food for thought – local care home helps Sidcup community to remain healthy

A Sidcup care home is serving up advice to support older people in the community this month.

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.

Let’s get physical – Sidcup care home gets fit with the Green Goddess

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Let’s get physical – Sidcup care home gets fit with the Green Goddess

A care home in Sidcup has taken part in a very special exercise class taught by 1980s fitness star, the Green Goddess.

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….