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Care UK chef scoops national award

Care UK chef scoops national award

December 23 2016

A care home chef is celebrating after winning a national accolade at the Care UK Chef of the Year competition, which is held annually and recognises the best culinary talent in more than 100 Care UK homes around the country.

Elsie, 95, and Tony, 75, surprise everyone by announcing their engagement

Elsie, 95, and Tony, 75, surprise everyone by announcing their engagement

December 22 2016

Elsie, 95, and Tony, 75, who are both residents at Care UK’s Broadwater Lodge care home, surprised everyone by announcing their engagement and then agreeing to share it with the nation via a BBC News film.

Will Adams NHS Treatment Centre rated ‘good’ across the board

Will Adams NHS Treatment Centre rated ‘good’ across the board

December 21 2016

Care UK’s Will Adams NHS Treatment Centre in Kent has been rated ‘good’ across the board by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following a recent inspection by t

Care UK celebrates its brightest stars at annual awards ceremony

Care UK celebrates its brightest stars at annual awards ceremony

December 20 2016

Colleagues at more than 100 Care UK homes competed nationally in the annual Residential Care Services Stars Awards which recognise and reward excellence among the company’s 7,500 employees.

Advice on how to stay fit and healthy this winter

Advice on how to stay fit and healthy this winter

December 19 2016

With winter officially here, we are all presented with fresh challenges for staying fit and healthy during the colder months that lie ahead.

Bristol NHS 111 service highly praised in national quality audit

Bristol NHS 111 service highly praised in national quality audit

December 13 2016

Care UK’s Bristol NHS 111 contact centre has been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in an inspection which looked at how safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led the service is. 

It’s all in a name: Sevenoaks pupils lend a helping hand to Care UK

It’s all in a name: Sevenoaks pupils lend a helping hand to Care UK

December 8 2016

Pupils from Lady Boswell Church of England Primary School were called upon to lend a helping hand to their new neighbours when they were invited to take part in competition to name the five suites at Care UK’s new care home, Weald Heights.​

Lincoln’s bionic man celebrates being on the move again

Lincoln’s bionic man celebrates being on the move again

December 7 2016

With two new hips, knees and surgery just about to take place on his shoulder, Guy Gibbs may sound like Lincoln’s own bionic man, but the former nurse and lifelong keep fit devotee is just grateful to be on the road to recovery after years of debilitating pain.

Suffolk NHS 111 service receives high praise

Suffolk NHS 111 service receives high praise

December 6 2016

The Care UK team which runs the NHS 111 service across Suffolk has been highly praised in a national quality audit, with its leadership classed as ‘outstanding’.

Work starts on new £6.7m Care UK home

Work starts on new £6.7m Care UK home

November 30 2016

Care UK and specialist construction partner Stepnell have celebrated the start of work on a new £6.7 million care home in Bromsgrove. When complete, the purpose-built home will provide full time residential, nursing and specialist dementia care for up to 81 older people.

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