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Helping to bridge the gap in support for family carers planning dementia-friendly activities

Helping to bridge the gap in support for family carers planning dementia-friendly activities

August 27 2015

A new survey has revealed that 70 per cent of family carers who support loved ones or friends living with dementia face challenges when taking trips out.

Patients give favourable assessments to treatment centres

Patients give favourable assessments to treatment centres

August 21 2015

Care UK NHS treatment centres have performed well in the annual Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment inspections.

Dementia doesn’t have to mean the end of holidays

Dementia doesn’t have to mean the end of holidays

August 17 2015

Care UK colleagues and people with experience of dementia in their family have worked together to produce a free booklet to help others plan holidays and trips away this summer.

Nurse saves the life of patient who thought she was suffering from back strain

Nurse saves the life of patient who thought she was suffering from back strain

August 11 2015

When nurse Jayne Fairbrother saw a patient with back ache walk into her surgery earlier this year, little did she know that her training, years of experience and instinct would end up saving that persons’ life.

Suffolk and Norfolk see multi-million pound investment in new care homes

Suffolk and Norfolk see multi-million pound investment in new care homes

August 4 2015

July saw a trio of new, state-of-the-art homes added to Care UK’s portfolio of care homes in East Anglia.

Care UK refutes unsubstantiated ITV allegations regarding NHS Ealing Urgent Care Centre

Care UK refutes unsubstantiated ITV allegations regarding NHS Ealing Urgent Care Centre

July 23 2015

Care UK responds to the allegations made during ITV's Exposure programme which was broadcast on Wednesday 22 July.

Care UK partners with Eye Music Trust to bring therapeutic experiences to care home residents

Care UK partners with Eye Music Trust to bring therapeutic experiences to care home residents

July 13 2015

Care UK has teamed up with performance charity Eye Music Trust to bring therapeutic workshops using colour, light and music to more of its care homes in Greater London.

Care Home Open Day a resounding success as Care UK homes develop relationships across the generations

Care Home Open Day a resounding success as Care UK homes develop relationships across the generations

July 6 2015

Thousands of care homes across the UK recently took part in Care Home Open Day, the annual initiative aimed at challenging perceptions of care homes, connecting residents with even more people in their community, and developing relationships across the generations.

New report identifies four key principles to encourage the efficient use of urgent care resources

New report identifies four key principles to encourage the efficient use of urgent care resources

July 3 2015

Strong leadership, clear lines of accountability, increased patient involvement and a partnership approach to working are crucial to efficient and effective out of hours healthcare, according to a new report published by the Urgent Care Commission.

Care home showcases residents’ art skills in new gallery

Care home showcases residents’ art skills in new gallery

July 1 2015

A professional artist’s work with care home residents living with dementia has had such positive results that their Epsom care home has opened its own gallery to display their work.

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