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Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre receives national food award

Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre receives national food award

February 5 2016

The team at the Care UK-run Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre in Somerset has been celebrating this week after hearing that they are the first hospital in the South West to be awarded a Gold Soil Association Food for Life Catering Mark.

Care home residents join in with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

Care home residents join in with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

January 27 2016

Residents at more than 30 care homes across the country run by Care UK are polishing their binoculars and sharpening their pencils ready to take part in this year’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch for the second year running.

Why breakfast is important for older people

Why breakfast is important for older people

January 22 2016

A chef who specialises in nutrition for people living in care homes is using National Breakfast Week to remind older people of the importance to the first meal in the day for promoting wellbeing and health.

Dedication and accurate planning puts Care UK top of the NHS 111 tables

Dedication and accurate planning puts Care UK top of the NHS 111 tables

January 19 2016

Exceptional planning and a total dedication to patient wellbeing have led Care UK to dominate the national winter NHS 111 performance tables so far this year.

Care UK achieves ISO accreditation for data security

Care UK achieves ISO accreditation for data security

January 13 2016

Independent sector health and social care organisation Care UK has achieved the ISO 27001:2013 standard for information security management.

Essex Fire Service helps boost care home fire safety nationwide

Essex Fire Service helps boost care home fire safety nationwide

January 11 2016

Care UK has started 2016 with a new arrangement in place to ensure the highest possible standard of fire safety in its homes.

Children’s author urges patients to consider travelling for treatment

Children’s author urges patients to consider travelling for treatment

December 31 2015

An Isle of Wight author who travelled to Southampton to undergo a complete hip replacement is urging patients not to fear the journey as the results and co-ordinated care are exceptional.

93-year old care home resident waltzes to victory in national exercise competition

93-year old care home resident waltzes to victory in national exercise competition

December 30 2015

Ken Williamson, a 93-year old resident at Care UK’s Appleby House care home in Epsom, has won the ‘Oomph! Factor’ award for his impressive exercise regime.

Warmth and dedication shine through at Care UK RCS Stars Awards

Warmth and dedication shine through at Care UK RCS Stars Awards

December 29 2015

Warmth, compassion and a truly personal approach were common factors in many of the Care UK Residential Care Services (RCS) Stars Awards presented at Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire, by managing director Andrew Knight.

Santa runs and cycling challenges help fund good causes

Santa runs and cycling challenges help fund good causes

December 21 2015

Charities around the country are more than £30,000 better off this year, thanks to kind-hearted colleagues working for independent health and social care provider Care UK.

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