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Duo of topping out ceremonies bring two new care homes closer to completion

Duo of topping out ceremonies bring two new care homes closer to completion

July 3 2019

Two of the eight new Care UK homes due to open in the next 12 months reached important milestones in their construction calendars last week.

HMP Featherstone and HMP Dartmoor finalists in the HSJ Patient Safety Awards

HMP Featherstone and HMP Dartmoor finalists in the HSJ Patient Safety Awards

July 2 2019

The Health Service Journal (HSJ) Patient Safety Award recognise the hard-working teams and individuals who are dedicated to helping patients across the cou

Fear of year-long wait led John to pay for knee replacement

Fear of year-long wait led John to pay for knee replacement

June 28 2019

When John Beaumont, 71 from Barnstaple, reached the point when the pain in his knee meant he could barely walk, he was worried that news of a year to 18-month w

Care UK picks up four national awards for quality

Care UK picks up four national awards for quality

June 28 2019

Care UK team members will be walking tall this week after winning four different awards at the social care equivalent of the Oscars.

Over 100 Care UK homes getting creative this week

Over 100 Care UK homes getting creative this week

June 27 2019

Care UK is opening the doors to its care homes to celebrate Care Home Open Day this week.

West Midlands prisons lead the way in using tech to improve patient health

West Midlands prisons lead the way in using tech to improve patient health

June 20 2019

Prisoners across the West Midlands have been benefiting from a technological health innovation that gives them access to great health support without leaving th

Get creative with Dorset care homes this Care Home Open Day

Get creative with Dorset care homes this Care Home Open Day

June 17 2019

Two care homes in Dorset are inviting local people to join in their family-friendly celebrations for Care Home Open Day.

Care UK’s national fundraiser focuses the organisation on health, fitness and wellbeing

Care UK’s national fundraiser focuses the organisation on health, fitness and wellbeing

June 12 2019

Hundreds of Care UK’s care home team members, residents and their relatives have come together in a nationwide fundraising programme based around cycling and fitness to raise over £41,000 for three national charities. 

Skydiving for mental health

Skydiving for mental health

May 22 2019

A marketing coordinator for Primary Care at Care UK Health Care in Reading is set to skydive from a plane 10,000 feet up to raise money for Mind, the mental health charity.

Riots in the cinemas and teenagers dancing in clubs until 2am - older people remember the birth of the rock ‘n’ roll in 1954

Riots in the cinemas and teenagers dancing in clubs until 2am - older people remember the birth of the rock ‘n’ roll in 1954

May 17 2019

To mark 65 years since rock ‘n’ roll anthem ‘Rock Around the Clock’ was first released, a group of older people have been reminding us all just how much that record changed the face of British society.

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