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Team behind £6m Banbury care home celebrates ‘topping out’

Team behind £6m Banbury care home celebrates ‘topping out’

April 26 2017

The team behind a new £6 million care home in Banbury celebrated its ‘topping out’ ceremony with help from a special guest.

Care UK teams set a new record for their fundraising for Children in Need

Care UK teams set a new record for their fundraising for Children in Need

April 10 2017

Care UK teams across the country have broken their own fundraising record for the most recent Children in Need campaign, with news that their efforts have been topped up with a £2,000 match-funding cheque from the charitable donation scheme the provider offers.

Eight Care UK care homes win approval of national care inspectors

Eight Care UK care homes win approval of national care inspectors

March 31 2017

A national care watchdog has given eight Care UK care homes the seal of approval.

Care UK nominated for ‘Best Care Home Group’

Care UK nominated for ‘Best Care Home Group’

March 27 2017

Care UK is celebrating having been nominated for Overall Best Care Home Group, while five care homes have also been shortlisted across a number of categories for national care awards.

Sight-saving surgery sees art teacher driving around Australia

Sight-saving surgery sees art teacher driving around Australia

March 17 2017

A woman who was diagnosed with an eye condition that can rob patients of their sight is back teaching arts and craft classes in Crayford following surgery at a Care UK NHS treatment centre.

111 Online pilot offers Suffolk patients a new way to access non-emergency care

111 Online pilot offers Suffolk patients a new way to access non-emergency care

March 14 2017

An online version of the NHS 111 service is being trialled across Suffolk as part of a study into how technology can improve patient access to non-emergency healthcare.

Ferndown Manor marks its opening with donation to local school

Ferndown Manor marks its opening with donation to local school

March 2 2017

Care UK's new Ferndown Manor care home in Dorset opened on Monday 27 February. To commemorate this milestone the team has donated £250 to local pupils at Ferndown First Primary School after they created artwork especially for the home.

Two new knees get keen golfer Peter back on the green

Two new knees get keen golfer Peter back on the green

February 28 2017

Years of pain from his knees meant that Peter Moyle, 71, from Oakdale near Blackwood, reached the point where he could barely walk – getting in the way of his part-time job as a school premises manager and his love of golf.

 Knees are the news at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

Knees are the news at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

February 23 2017

A national measure of how independent healthcare providers of NHS treatments are performing has identified Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre as best in the country for knee replacements. The hospital was also placed 8th in the country for hip replacements 

Renaissance in reading aloud could bring benefits for older people.

Renaissance in reading aloud could bring benefits for older people.

February 22 2017

Care UK’s expert on caring for people with dementia is encouraging families and friends to consider reading aloud as an activity that can bring therapeutic benefits to older people.

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