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Carer wins second dignity award for her dedication to residents

Carer wins second dignity award for her dedication to residents

November 19 2013

Dennah Patterson, a senior care assistant at Care UK’s Lennox House care home in Islington, has won her second award of the year for her passion and commitment to dignity in care.

Suffolk communities help name new care homes

Suffolk communities help name new care homes

November 14 2013

Communities across Suffolk have had their thinking caps on to help name the new care homes that are part of Care UK’s £60 million investment plan in partnership with Suffolk County Council.

Top national dementia award recognises commitment of care home team

Top national dementia award recognises commitment of care home team

November 12 2013

Care UK’s Tall Trees care home in Colchester has won a national award for the outstanding work of its care team who help residents with dementia lead fulfilling lives.

Doncaster Council selects Care UK as partner to run supported living service

Doncaster Council selects Care UK as partner to run supported living service

November 7 2013

Care UK has taken over responsibility for a learning disability service commissioned by Doncaster Council which supports over 130 people.

Care UK invests in new dementia service at Ascot care home

Care UK invests in new dementia service at Ascot care home

November 4 2013

Plenty of natural daylight, well trained carers and little touches designed to minimise confusion are just some of the features in a new residential suite for that has just opened at Care UK’s Larkland House in Ascot for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Night of Halloween fun for Care UK service users

Night of Halloween fun for Care UK service users

November 1 2013

Ghosts, ghouls, witches and wizards swooped on a Castleford dance floor on Wednesday night for a spooktacular Halloween party at Xscape Yorkshire. The event – which Care UK organised with people with learning disabilities – saw around 250 people don scary costumes to mark the creepiest night of the year.

Care UK supports National Infection Control Week

Care UK supports National Infection Control Week

October 31 2013

Every October, National Infection Control Week aims to spread best practice amongst professionals in healthcare and educate the public in the importance of good hygiene in hospitals – and across the country Care UK treatment centres joined in and made learning fun.

School pupils taken back in time during visits to Southampton NHS Treatment Centre

School pupils taken back in time during visits to Southampton NHS Treatment Centre

October 24 2013

History has been brought to life for pupils at a Southampton infant school learning about how modern hospitals compare to the Victorian-era. Over three days 90 children from Maytree Nursery and Infant School visited Southampton NHS Treatment Centre to learn about nurse and heroine Mary Seacole, the history of Royal South Hants Hospital and how brushing teeth and washing hands help keep germs at bay.

Heritage award recognises preservation project at new Care UK home

Heritage award recognises preservation project at new Care UK home

October 23 2013

The history of Hailsham is preserved within the walls of a new care home and the efforts that went into the build, which turned into a conservation project, were recognised when a heritage award was presented by the town council.

Care UK wins places in national dementia and care finals

Care UK wins places in national dementia and care finals

October 18 2013

Six creative and compassionate Care UK carers, who have reached the final round in two prestigious national care competitions, met with judges in London today (Friday 18th October).

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