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Prestigious national award for Victoria

Prestigious national award for Victoria

May 29 2015

Victoria Kurrein, Care UK’s regional service manager for HMP Grendon and Springhill, has received a prestigious Butler Trust commendation from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Patron of The Butler Trust, at a ceremony held in St James’s Palace.

Care UK selected to run Southampton NHS Treatment Centre

Care UK selected to run Southampton NHS Treatment Centre

May 27 2015

Southampton NHS Treatment Centre, which operates from the Royal South Hants Hospital, will continue to be run by Care UK until October 2020.

 Walks with Hawks a flyaway success at Cheltenham care home

Walks with Hawks a flyaway success at Cheltenham care home

May 26 2015

A host of feathered friends flew into Sandfields, when the care home hosted a fun event in association with Walks with Hawks.

Care UK confirms acquisition of learning disability services by Lifeways

Care UK confirms acquisition of learning disability services by Lifeways

May 18 2015

Care UK has today confirmed that its services to support people with learning disabilities are to be acquired by Lifeways, the specialist care provider which already offers specialist support services to over 4,750 people with complex needs.

Hip surgery: one of the most commonly carried out surgical procedures

Hip surgery: one of the most commonly carried out surgical procedures

May 13 2015

Hip surgery, either total or partial replacement or resurfacing, is one of the most commonly carried out surgical procedures. Roman Miller, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Care UK’s Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre, explains.

Celebrating International Nurses Day

Celebrating International Nurses Day

May 12 2015

Nurses, patients and residents at Care UK hospitals and care homes nationwide have today celebrated International Nurses Day.

A night of fun, awards and glamour for Lancashire people with learning disabilities

A night of fun, awards and glamour for Lancashire people with learning disabilities

May 11 2015

People with learning disabilities from across Lancashire gathered together recently for a ball and to present awards to support workers who have given outstanding support and to service users who achieved successes, personally and in education.

Plymouth independent sector NHS treatment centre celebrates 10 years of caring

Plymouth independent sector NHS treatment centre celebrates 10 years of caring

May 8 2015

Care UK is proud to announce that one of the first independent sector treatment centres set up by the government of the time to cut NHS waiting lists has just celebrated its 10th anniversary.

Care UK mental health services to be acquired by Partnerships in Care

Care UK mental health services to be acquired by Partnerships in Care

May 5 2015

Care UK has today confirmed that its mental health services are to be acquired by Partnerships in Care, the specialist mental health provider, on 1 June. Care UK currently operates 20 services supporting NHS commissioners to meet mental health needs.

Dementia guide helps family carers get good to go

Dementia guide helps family carers get good to go

April 28 2015

With more than two million people in the UK predicted to be living with dementia by 2051, one of the UK’s largest providers of residential care, Care UK, has published Good to Go – a guide to overcoming the challenges of getting out and about, aimed at transforming the experiences of those caring for loved ones living with dementia.

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