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Foundation grants bring pleasure to young and old alike

Foundation grants bring pleasure to young and old alike

June 22 2015

Music and arts activities delight people at both ends of the age spectrum, and Care UK’s wellbeing foundation grants are giving both young and old the chance to enjoy themselves and try new activities alongside their friends.

Communities invited to celebrate Care Home Open Day

Communities invited to celebrate Care Home Open Day

June 18 2015

Care UK homes across the country have been busy planning their celebrations to mark this year’s Care Home Open Day on 19 June. The annual event sees thousands of care homes open their doors to the general public to showcase what quality homes are really about.

Care UK re-appointed to help prisoners at HMP Chelmsford manage their own wellbeing

Care UK re-appointed to help prisoners at HMP Chelmsford manage their own wellbeing

June 17 2015

NHS England has again chosen independent sector health and social care provider Care UK to run offender healthcare at HMP Chelmsford under a five year contract.

Care home resident publishes new book of poems for children

Care home resident publishes new book of poems for children

June 12 2015

Jean Chesterman, a resident at Care UK’s Kingsfield care home, has published a new book of poems for children under her pseudonym of Jean Kenward.

Talented care home residents and day club members recognised in national poetry competition

Talented care home residents and day club members recognised in national poetry competition

June 5 2015

Care home residents and day club members across the country are celebrating after being commended for their creativity in a nature-inspired national poetry competition organised by Care UK.

Care UK completes portfolio refocus with sale of domiciliary care services to Mears Group

Care UK completes portfolio refocus with sale of domiciliary care services to Mears Group

June 1 2015

Care UK has today confirmed the sale of its domiciliary care services, supporting around 13,000 people in their own homes, to Mears Group.

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.

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