November 15 2011
Care UK welcomes news that healthcare assistants working in hospitals and care homes will have to meet new minimum standards of training, but points out that any minimum standards that are introduced will need to be very robust to deliver the care that patients and residents deserve.
November 4 2011
Dr Alison Rose-Quirie, Care UK's managing director for mental health services, has welcomed the news that the Quality Outcome Framework indicators (QoF) for depression will remain in the newly-published contract for GPs.
November 3 2011
The Guardian newspaper has published an article about the positive experiences of residents living in Care UK's Cragston Court home in Newcastle upon Tyne.
November 3 2011
The dedication, commitment and outstanding efforts of Care UK’s staff in residential homes across the country were acknowledged this week at the 201
November 1 2011
Professional carers will learn this week about a revolutionary new training method which radically increases well-being in people with dementia.On 2nd November, delegates at the National Dementia Congress at the BT Convention Centre, Liverpool, will hear the results of Care UK's pilot study into its new dementia policy. This combines â€˜experiential' training - to let everyone working in a home experience the physical and emotional effects of dementia â€“ with changes to surroundings which benefit people with dementia.
October 28 2011
As Care UK launches a new online resource about its highly regarded eating disorder service, the issue of the effects of eating disorders on the long-term physi
October 26 2011
Care UK's ground-breaking training, which lets our carers â€˜experience' dementia, has been shortlisted for a national Nursing Times Award after the overwhelming success of a nine-month trial.
October 24 2011
On 23 October, the Mail on Sunday included a two-page feature on a pioneering treatment that promises to end the misery of bunions with minimal recovery time, and no obvious scars. Mr Joel Vernois, of Care UK's Sussex Orthopaedic NHS Treatment Centre in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, developed the keyhole surgery technique, which combines the principles of established bunion surgery with other minimally invasive methods.
October 21 2011
Care UK Health & Social Care Newco Limited, the leading health and social care provider, announces that, with effect from 12 October 2011, it has changed its name to Care UK Health & Social Care Investments Limited.
October 20 2011
Congratulations to the six representatives of Care UK's Residential Care Services who have reached the finals of this year's prestigious National Dementia Care Awards. All our finalists are travelling to London today (Friday 21st October) for face-to-face interviews with a panel of judges chosen by the organisers, the 'Journal of Dementia Care'. The winners will be announced on Wednesday 2nd November at the UK Dementia Congress in Liverpool.