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Communities young and old benefit from Care UK wellbeing foundation awards

Communities young and old benefit from Care UK wellbeing foundation awards

May 21 2015

Communities across the country are continuing to benefit from grants awarded by the Care UK wellbeing foundation. The theme for grants this year is to support local groups and charities that increase the wellbeing of people through arts-based projects.

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.

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.

Eye service managers from Plymouth to Rochdale say ‘no need for NHS patients to pay for cataract surgery’

Eye service managers from Plymouth to Rochdale say ‘no need for NHS patients to pay for cataract surgery’

April 27 2015

Managers of NHS services from Plymouth and Rochdale want local people to know that the recent suggestion that NHS patients should self-fund cataract surgery to beat long waiting lists is misleading and unnecessary in many parts of England.

The NHS and Care UK join forces to create a very effective service in Aberdeen

The NHS and Care UK join forces to create a very effective service in Aberdeen

April 24 2015

A Care UK service in Aberdeen has been praised by inspectors from the Care Inspectorate, who described the support offered to residents as ‘extremely effective’.

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in national top 10 for friends and family test

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in national top 10 for friends and family test

April 21 2015

Care UK’s Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre has entered the national top 10 and has been identified as top in the Plymouth area for the friends and family test, according to the latest figures from the NHS Confederation.

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