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Care home sparks conversations with university students

Care home sparks conversations with university students

January 5 2017

The University of Essex has teamed up with a local care home to support speech and language therapy students in their studies.

Generous Care UK colleagues help to spread some festive cheer

Generous Care UK colleagues help to spread some festive cheer

December 29 2016

North East London NHS Treatment Centre has recently looked like Santa’s North Pole grotto as the generous Care UK team collected gifts and toys for under privileged children in Essex.

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.

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