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Care home residents reminisce about the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s wedding

Care home residents reminisce about the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s wedding

November 20 2017

Care home residents across the UK are celebrating the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s platinum wedding anniversary by sharing their own memories of that special day, 70 years ago. 

Care UK wellbeing foundation donates £10,000 to carers’ charity

Care UK wellbeing foundation donates £10,000 to carers’ charity

November 3 2017

A care home in Kingston invited representatives from a charity, dedicated to supporting carers, to the home to launch an exciting new partnership – with a £10,000 donation.

Whitby Dene resident takes to the skies for her 96th birthday

Whitby Dene resident takes to the skies for her 96th birthday

November 2 2017

A resident at Whitby Dene got in the pilot seat as part of a surprise trip to celebrate her birthday. 

Southampton children learn about infection control and how to stay healthy

Southampton children learn about infection control and how to stay healthy

November 1 2017

Ninety children from Maytree Nursery and Infants School recently joined the team at Southampton NHS Treatment Centre to learn about hygiene as part of National Infection Control Week.

Sandfields takes a walk on the wild side

Sandfields takes a walk on the wild side

October 24 2017

Residents at Sandfields care home took a walk on the wild side when they were given the opportunity to get up close and personal with some furry friends.

First hospital stay in 50 years means more fun with grandchildren for Stephen

First hospital stay in 50 years means more fun with grandchildren for Stephen

October 16 2017

At age 55 Stephen Howarth, a manual and robotic welder from Crewkerne, is comparatively young to have had his left hip replaced. Yet problems with osteoarthritis since his teens meant he had to have the operation sooner rather than later.

Care UK chefs cook up a storm in national competition

Care UK chefs cook up a storm in national competition

October 13 2017

Four care home chefs are set to battle it out in the final of Care UK’s Chef of the Year competition. 

New hip gets national top 10 swimmer back in competition

New hip gets national top 10 swimmer back in competition

October 10 2017

Vicki Buck from Looe is a national level swimmer who has not let a total hip replacement get in the way of her competitive swimming.

Team behind £6.7 million Bromsgrove care home celebrates ‘topping out’

Team behind £6.7 million Bromsgrove care home celebrates ‘topping out’

October 10 2017

A £6.7 million Bromsgrove care home has marked its latest construction milestone with a ‘topping out’ ceremony. 

Open air festival comes to Appleby House and raises £1,600 for a local charity

Open air festival comes to Appleby House and raises £1,600 for a local charity

October 4 2017

Residents at Appleby House were joined by over 100 members of the local community for the care home’s first ever open air music festival.

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