November 7 2013
Care UK has taken over responsibility for a learning disability service commissioned by Doncaster Council which supports over 130 people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
October 17 2013
Residents at Care UK’s Silversprings care home in Thorrington will be taking to the greens as a new golf course, designed and built by Clacton-on-Sea Golf Club, is officially opened.
October 14 2013
Care UK had just published its first ever health and social care magazine for the Yorkshire and Humberside region. Known as Care Matters, it will be issued twice a year and is distributed free of charge through Care UK outlets in the area as well as an on-line version which can be downloaded at the click of a button.
October 11 2013
Ventress Hall care home in Darlington is one of a number of care homes participating in a two-year pilot scheme that could be a UK first, as GPs in the town are to carry out weekly ward-rounds in local care homes.