July 11 2013
A new pilot scheme to make Care UK’s residential homes more environmentally friendly has been launched. The scheme has seen a number of homes in the North East and one in Slough sign up to investigate ways to reduce their environmental impact and carbon footprint.
July 10 2013
The Department of Health today published a review investigating ways to ensure people accessing health and social care services are treated with compassion by care professionals.
July 9 2013
Research into post-operative patient care, carried out at the North East London NHS Treatment Centre, has won a gold award at the British Association of Day Surgery’s (BADS) annual scientific meeting in Southport.
July 8 2013
Planning approval has been granted by St Edmundsbury Borough Council for the development in Haverhill of a new state-of-the-art care home for older people, and a wellbeing centre which will offer day care clubs and activities for older people who live independently in the wider community.
July 1 2013
Care UK has published a free new guide to help families caring for a loved one living with dementia.
June 27 2013
Care UK chief executive Mike Parish has welcomed Chancellor George Osborne’s surprise announcement of a £3 billion fund to join up health and social care services for older people but regrets the fact that the country’s older people will have to wait until 2015 for it to start.
June 26 2013
As news bulletins continue to run stories about the percentage of people waiting for more than four hours to be seen in A & E departments across the country, one Dagenham health clinic is bucking the trend for long waiting times for its walk-in centre patients.
June 21 2013
Swinging back to the 40s brought songs and celebrations to Care UK’s Colne View care home in Halstead, Essex, as more than 200 guests celebrated the home&
June 17 2013
Afternoon tea, film showings, gardening and armchair exercise are all underway as the first residents settle in at Care UK’s Cairdean House, Colinton’s brand new care home.
June 12 2013
Care UK’s head of dementia care, Maizie Mears-Owen, was amongst a delegation of visitors to a unique care community in Holland for a meeting to increase shared learning amongst specialists in dementia care.