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How work placements can bring long-term career benefits

How work placements can bring long-term career benefits

February 22 2018

As he takes on responsibility for an 84-strong team serving two local NHS treatment centres, Care UK’s Mike Burnett provides convincing proof of the benefits to students and organisations of work placement schemes. 

Have you herd about the alpacas visiting care homes?

Have you herd about the alpacas visiting care homes?

February 19 2018

Residents in care homes across the country are being joined by furry new friends as alpacas are proving to be excellent – and therapeutic – visitors.

Care UK Healthcare in the running for national award

Care UK Healthcare in the running for national award

February 19 2018

Care UK Healthcare is one of four finalists in its category at the Health Investor Awards 2018.

£5m Oxfordshire care home to create more than 70 new jobs

£5m Oxfordshire care home to create more than 70 new jobs

February 14 2018

Building work has begun on another new, state-of-the-art Care UK home. The £5 million development in Witney will create 78 new jobs and is expected to welcome its first residents in March 2019.

100-year-old care home resident becomes the face of Channel 4 in celebration of votes for women

100-year-old care home resident becomes the face of Channel 4 in celebration of votes for women

February 13 2018

A 100-year-old lady from Halstead in Essex is one of three centenarians featured in a series of clips on Channel 4 to commemorate 100 years since women won the right to vote.

Work starts on multi-million pound Witney care home

Work starts on multi-million pound Witney care home

February 13 2018

Work has begun on a new £5 million care home which will provide quality care for older people in Witney. 

Hospital raises £2,200 for Jeremiah’s Journey

Hospital raises £2,200 for Jeremiah’s Journey

February 12 2018

Patients, visitors and team members at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre have raised £2,200 for local children's charity Jeremiah's Journey.

Work starts on new multi-million pound Hampshire care home

Work starts on new multi-million pound Hampshire care home

February 8 2018

Work has begun on a new £5.5 million care home which will provide quality care for older people in Hythe, near Southampton.

Suffolk care home achieves outstanding rating

Suffolk care home achieves outstanding rating

February 7 2018

A canine relations manager, a pub and a twilight club for residents who can’t sleep are just some of the ingredients that have led to Care UK’s Mildenhall Lodge care home being rated as ‘outstanding’ by the CQC.

Swapping waiting lists means a new hip faster for Leslie

Swapping waiting lists means a new hip faster for Leslie

February 2 2018

If you have been told you will wait more than 18 weeks for treatment, you can choose to swap to a shorter list. Leslie from North Devon did just that.

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