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Boost for dementia communities in Windsor and Maidenhead

Boost for dementia communities in Windsor and Maidenhead

August 15 2013

Residents at Care UK’s Clara Court in Maidenhead are among those in 17 care homes in the area to benefit from government funding to create dementia-friendly environments.

Riverbank celebrates first birthday and praise from national care regulator

Riverbank celebrates first birthday and praise from national care regulator

August 14 2013

The team at Riverbank residential complex care recovery centre in Hull is celebrating its first birthday and feedback from a recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection, which praised the dedication of colleagues and the quality of facilities available to people living with mental health conditions.

New Yorkshire NHS oral surgery service cuts waiting times for local people

New Yorkshire NHS oral surgery service cuts waiting times for local people

August 7 2013

A new oral surgery service at Eccleshill NHS Treatment Centre in Bradford promises to cut waiting times and reduce pain for people needing treatment for serious dental problems.

Poole children draw on local history for new care home names

Poole children draw on local history for new care home names

July 29 2013

Children at Broadstone Middle School have drawn on Poole Pottery for inspiration in naming the suites and coffee shop at a new Care UK home which will provide award-winning care and facilities for up to 80 older people in the area.

Buckinghamshire physiotherapists celebrate service anniversary and patient milestone

Buckinghamshire physiotherapists celebrate service anniversary and patient milestone

July 25 2013

Physiotherapists at a musculoskeletal service based in High Wycombe offering NHS patients short waiting times and convenient access to treatment are celebrating a two year service anniversary and patient milestone.

Caring colleagues help to raise charity cash

Caring colleagues help to raise charity cash

July 24 2013

Health and social care organisation Care UK has donated £2,188 to charity to help the fight against cancer. Nearly 11,000 Care UK colleagues helped to raise the money by participating in a nationwide employee satisfaction survey.

Care UK sets sight on new ophthalmology service in Plymouth

Care UK sets sight on new ophthalmology service in Plymouth

July 18 2013

People in Devon and Cornwall needing cataract surgery can now visit Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre following the opening of an ophthalmology clinic at the Care UK-run service in Plymouth.

Mills Meadow care home shines at the Suffolk GEM awards

Mills Meadow care home shines at the Suffolk GEM awards

July 12 2013

Framlingham care home, Mills Meadow, has been recognised for its excellent use of communications with residents at the Suffolk Going the Extra Mile (GEM) awards organised by Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board.

Environmental awareness programme gets underway at Care UK homes

Environmental awareness programme gets underway at Care UK homes

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.

Care UK responds to review on national standards for health and social care workers

Care UK responds to review on national standards for health and social care workers

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.

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