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Creative care home residents celebrate success in national poetry writing competition

Creative care home residents celebrate success in national poetry writing competition

July 31 2018

Residents at care homes in Cheshire, Dorset, and Worcestershire are celebrating after learning their entries to a national poetry writing competition have been selected as the best in the country.

Steering the wheel: a 92-year-old Whitby Dene resident learns how to drive for the first time

Steering the wheel: a 92-year-old Whitby Dene resident learns how to drive for the first time

July 23 2018

A resident at Whitby Dene is on the road to success as she’s finally fulfilled her lifelong dream to drive. 

Care UK supports London Pride

Care UK supports London Pride

July 19 2018

Twenty-five Care UK team members paraded down the streets of London to show their support to London Pride as part of the care home group’s policy of equality and diversity.

"New knee saved my dance school"

"New knee saved my dance school"

July 17 2018

Delays in knee surgery meant that national champion ballroom dancer Bob almost lost his dance school, but all is now well thanks to a knee replacement at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre.

New charity for bereaved parents receives £3,000 boost

New charity for bereaved parents receives £3,000 boost

July 12 2018

Fundraising efforts by the team at St. Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre and a £1,000 donation from the Care UK wellbeing foundation has helped to kick-start a newly-formed charity to support bereaved parents in Hampshire.

Lion-hearted Care UK adventurer hands over cheque to the Colchester based Rob George Foundation

Lion-hearted Care UK adventurer hands over cheque to the Colchester based Rob George Foundation

July 11 2018

A Care UK regional facilities manager, praised by colleagues for his determination in ensuring residents’ wellbeing, today presented money he raised – by racing in a 300 mile Arctic Ultra race in temperatures as low as minus 54 degrees – to a charity supporting young people.

‘Outstanding’ – national watchdog rates Cleves Place

‘Outstanding’ – national watchdog rates Cleves Place

July 10 2018

Cleves Place has been awarded an ‘outstanding’ rating by the national care watchdog – with residents and relatives praising its remarkably caring and attentive team members.

East Midlands nurse celebrates 37 years of caring and 70 years of the NHS

East Midlands nurse celebrates 37 years of caring and 70 years of the NHS

July 3 2018

For more than half the lifetime of the NHS Elaine Bodle, head of nursing at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre, has been caring for patients in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, and now she and colleagues at the centre are celebrating the health service’s 70th anniversary.

Care UK scoops wins in three categories at national awards ceremony

Care UK scoops wins in three categories at national awards ceremony

July 2 2018

An award scheme attracting entries from all over the country has seen Care UK win trophies for three of the most important categories.

“New knee has given me back my life”

“New knee has given me back my life”

June 26 2018

Patient Edna Wright contracted polio in her right leg when she was three – so when she started to experience pain in her left knee she was worried about her mobility. A complex and successful knee replacement now sees Edna back on her feet

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