August 19 2016
Major milestones have been marked on three new care homes being developed by Care UK with topping out ceremonies held at new sites in Sevenoaks, Horsham and Ferndown in Dorset.
August 17 2016
Care UK’s Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth is the first hospital in the country to use a new state-of-the-art Maquet Meera mobile operating table. It replaces one which has seen more than 20,000 major operations.
August 6 2016
Katy Hughes, home manager at Care UK’s Mildenhall Lodge, has reached the final of this year’s Suffolk Care Awards in the motivational leadership category.
August 5 2016
Eleven care homes across Suffolk and Norfolk recently joined together for a fun sports day inspired by the Rio 2016 Olympic Games which start today.
July 29 2016
A national measurement which grades patients’ health improvement following an operation has rated Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre top in the area for knee replacements.
July 26 2016
A Care UK nurse is urging people to look out for older friends, relatives and neighbours who might be suffering as a result of the hot weather. And a helping hand has been extended to family carers with top tips for keeping loved ones hydrated as the mercury rises.
July 25 2016
Ian Mackintosh, founder member of the Stroudwater Textile Trust, historian and lecturer, was given the honour of unveiling a wall hanging created by residents at Scarlet House with help from community artist Anna Thornhill.
July 21 2016
Susann Hayes, a nurse at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth, recently returned to nursing after a career break to raise her family. It’s been such a success she wholeheartedly recommends it to others in a similar situation.
July 19 2016
When you have a record number of care homes taking part in Care Home Open Day it seems only right that the occasion should be recorded for all to see. With this in mind, Care UK set out to record as many of its 106 Care Home Open Day events as possible and this has now been unveiled as a new film launched this week.
July 14 2016
Maxine Woodgate from Street, Somerset was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 18 years ago. She and her husband Pete have lived with the condition all these years, so when Max’s knee became so bad that she couldn’t get about it made life very difficult.