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Flags go up in honour of Alice’s 102nd birthday

Flags go up in honour of Alice’s 102nd birthday

January 21 2014

102-year-old Alice Shill spent many hours of overtime making flags for national ceremonial events during her working life but this week the bunting went up in a Hailsham care home in her honour.

New care home to open in St Ives

New care home to open in St Ives

January 20 2014

A new, state-of-the-art care home offering high quality residential, dementia and nursing care is to open in St Ives, Cambridgeshire and to celebrate the occasion pupils from a nearby primary school were invited by Care UK to name two of the homes’ suites.

Care home team celebrates top marks in NVQ and CQC assessments

Care home team celebrates top marks in NVQ and CQC assessments

January 17 2014

There were celebrations at Care UK’s Jubilee House as colleagues passed exams, the final phase of a two-year refurbishment programme completed and a national watchdog gave the home its seal of approval.

New £6m care home to create over 100 jobs

New £6m care home to create over 100 jobs

January 14 2014

Care UK is putting the finishing touches to a new £6 million state-of-the-art care home which is expected to create around 120 new jobs.

Mayor presents awards at Care UK home

Mayor presents awards at Care UK home

January 10 2014

The Mayor of Surrey joined residents at Care UK’s Whitebourne care home in Frimley for a party to present carers with awards for their long service and dedication to the community.

Suffolk communities invited to name new care homes in Stowmarket and Eye

Suffolk communities invited to name new care homes in Stowmarket and Eye

January 10 2014

Care UK is inviting people living in Stowmarket and Eye in Suffolk to name the new care homes and wellbeing centres in their communities.Work on the new develop

A mobile benefit: Care UK HR team launches online portal to give nurses, carers and remote workers easy access to employee reward scheme

A mobile benefit: Care UK HR team launches online portal to give nurses, carers and remote workers easy access to employee reward scheme

January 6 2014

A new employee benefits portal is helping people at independent health and social care provider Care UK to save money and easily find useful information about discounts and services by using their own smartphones, tablets and computers.

Green light for ninth new Suffolk care home

Green light for ninth new Suffolk care home

December 24 2013

A new state-of-the-art care home and wellbeing centre in Eye which will help create a community health village for the town has been granted planning approval by Mid-Suffolk District Council. The development is the ninth of ten new homes to receive approval, which are being built as part of Care UK’s £60 million investment into older people’s care in Suffolk.

A royal name chosen for new Ipswich care home

A royal name chosen for new Ipswich care home

December 19 2013

The new care home being built in the Ravenswood area of Ipswich is to be named after His Royal Highness Prince George, following a competition launched by Care UK in August.

Buying last minute Christmas gifts for someone who has dementia

Buying last minute Christmas gifts for someone who has dementia

December 18 2013

Buying the perfect present is a challenge at any time, but what do you buy a loved one for Christmas who has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia?

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