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Care UK’s nutrition expert shortlisted for top award

Care UK’s nutrition expert shortlisted for top award

September 22 2016

One of Care UK’s team of nutrition and hydration experts has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award that recognises and celebrates excellence, innovation and education in the field of care catering.

Knee operation gives Diane her green-fingers back

Knee operation gives Diane her green-fingers back

September 21 2016

An accidental twist of the knee left keen gardener and walker Diane Brocklesby in agony but, thanks to keyhole surgery at Care UK's Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre, she's once again enjoying her garden.

Furry friendships for residents at Care UK homes in Suffolk and Sussex

Furry friendships for residents at Care UK homes in Suffolk and Sussex

September 20 2016

Residents at Care UK’s Glastonbury Court and Darlington Court care homes recently welcomed some very special neighbours into their homes as part of the provider’s commitment to activity based care.

Practice Assist shortlisted for prestigious award

Practice Assist shortlisted for prestigious award

September 15 2016

Care UK’s innovative Practice Assist service has been shortlisted in the Improving Care with Technology category at the 2016 HSJ Awards.

Care UK managing director recognised as top leader in care sector

Care UK managing director recognised as top leader in care sector

September 13 2016

Colleagues working for Care UK were delighted to hear that Care Home Professional magazine has selected its Residential Care Services managing director, Andrew Knight, as one of an elite group of the top 44 leaders working in social care across the UK.

CQC finds happy, safe and well-treated patients at Care UK treatment centre

CQC finds happy, safe and well-treated patients at Care UK treatment centre

September 1 2016

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors have rated Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre as ‘good’ on all aspects of care, patient safety and management, following an announced visit to the centre.

Care UK patient urges other men in pain to seek help

Care UK patient urges other men in pain to seek help

August 26 2016

When successful businessman and devoted dad Ian Hooper injured himself caring for his daughter he tried to ignore the pain and avoid surgery.

Mona gets back on her feet thanks to activity based care

Mona gets back on her feet thanks to activity based care

August 25 2016

An 86-year-old woman has wowed friends and family when she started walking again after previously being confined to her wheelchair.

A trio of topping out ceremonies as Care UK and partners celebrate £18m investment in three new homes

A trio of topping out ceremonies as Care UK and partners celebrate £18m investment in three new homes

August 19 2016

Major milestones have been marked on three new care homes being developed by Care UK with topping out ceremonies held at new sites in Sevenoaks, Horsham and Ferndown in Dorset.

New operating table is a national first

New operating table is a national first

August 17 2016

Care UK’s Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth is the first hospital in the country to use a new state-of-the-art Maquet Meera mobile operating table. It replaces one which has seen more than 20,000 major operations.

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