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Nutrition & hydration expert shortlisted for top care catering award

Nutrition & hydration expert shortlisted for top care catering award

One of Care UK’s team of nutrition and hydration experts has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award that recognises and celebrates excellence, innovation and education in the field of care catering.   James Clear, Care UK’s hotel services manager, has been shortlisted by the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) in the Catering Manager […]

16th September 2016 | By | Reply More
New gardening club at Cheadle care home lets residents get ‘Green Fingers’

New gardening club at Cheadle care home lets residents get ‘Green Fingers’

The team at Care UK’s Abney Court care home in Cheadle has celebrated the launch of its new gardening club with a visit to the local Wilmslow Garden Centre.   During their visit, members of the new ‘Green Fingers’ gardening club planned which plants will work best for a brand new dedicated orchard, that arrived […]

25th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Milestone in care home £18 million investment story

Milestone in care home £18 million investment story

Major milestones have just been marked on three brand new care homes being developed by Care UK with topping out ceremonies held at a trio of new homes in Sevenoaks, Horsham and Ferndown in Dorset.  In Sevenoaks, the Mayor, Andrew Eyre, joined Care UK Chief Executive Mike Parish and representatives from construction partner, Lawrence Baker, […]

18th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Suffolk and Norfolk care home residents inspired to go for gold!

Suffolk and Norfolk care home residents inspired to go for gold!

Eleven care homes across Suffolk and Norfolk recently joined together for a fun sports day inspired by the Rio 2016 Olympic Games which start today.   The sports day, hosted at Mills Meadow care home in Framlingham, saw the 11 homes compete against each other in games such as the egg and spoon race, an […]

5th August 2016 | By | Reply More
It’s a record!  106 homes taking part in Care Home Open Day.

It’s a record! 106 homes taking part in Care Home Open Day.

Thousands of people are expected through the doors of Care UK care homes this week, as 106 of its 113 care homes across the country join in the celebrations for National Care Home Open Day. Homes up and down the country will be inviting local people along for a free family-friendly event in support of […]

16th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home residents go back to school to teach children about dementia

Care home residents go back to school to teach children about dementia

Residents from Care UK’s Cavell Court care home in Norwich visited pupils at Cringleford CE VA Primary School for a creative session to teach the youngsters what it’s like to live with dementia.   The chairman of Cringleford Parish Council, Malcom Wagstaff, also joined in the lesson which is part of The Archie Project, a regional initiative, […]

16th May 2016 | By | Reply More
Classic car dream comes true for Care UK resident

Classic car dream comes true for Care UK resident

89 year-old Mills Meadow care home resident Liz Austin’s dreams came true, as she took her first ride in a classic Austin Seven car. The Care UK team arranged a special visit from the Norfolk Austin Seven Club, who drove a fleet of 10 cars dating from the 1920s and 1930s to the home for […]

11th May 2016 | By | Reply More
Caring coordinator scoops top accolade at national awards

Caring coordinator scoops top accolade at national awards

A compassionate Activities Coordinator, who uses exercise and activity to motivate residents at Sandfields care home, Cheltenham, has received a national award for his efforts.              David Ible, from Gloucester Quays, was voted the Activities Coordinator of the Year at the annual Residential Care Services (RCS) Stars Awards.  The awards, held by the […]

18th March 2016 | By | Reply More
Construction of Banbury care home restarts

Construction of Banbury care home restarts

Work has restarted on building a beautiful new care home in Banbury, after a delay caused by the original construction company that was responsible for building the home going into administration last summer.   Care UK, which will own and operate the new care home, has appointed specialist developer Castleoak as the new construction company. […]

26th February 2016 | By | Reply More
Manager’s mission to make Sandfields the home of choice for Cheltenham

Manager’s mission to make Sandfields the home of choice for Cheltenham

A nurse with over thirty years’ experience working with the oldest and the youngest in our society has taken the helm at Sandfields care home in Cheltenham.         Deanna Lane, spent decades working as a nurse and midwife, then as a care home trainer and manager before taking on the role of home manager […]

20th January 2016 | By | Reply More
New chef brings fine dining to Cheltenham care home this Christmas

New chef brings fine dining to Cheltenham care home this Christmas

Sandfields care home in Cheltenham is bringing the fine dining experience to its residents, with the appointment of chef David Morgan, who has cooked for the likes of Gordon Ramsay and Rick Stein.          David has worked in kitchens for nearly 20 years, assuming the role of head chef for the last decade.  His impressive […]

24th December 2015 | By | Reply More
Care home chef scoops national award

Care home chef scoops national award

A professional chef from Perry Manor care home in Worcester is celebrating after being crowned Chef of the Year at Care UK’s annual Residential Care Services Stars Awards ceremony.   Head chef Peter McGregor beat off stiff competition from chefs at 114 care homes nationwide to be presented with the prestigious accolade.   Peter won […]

18th December 2015 | By | Reply More
Care UK Kingston upon Thames care home celebrates topping out

Care UK Kingston upon Thames care home celebrates topping out

Care UK has moved a step closer to delivering a new multi-million pound care home in Kingston upon Thames, with a topping out ceremony held on site to mark the latest construction milestone. The Mayor of Kingston, Roy Arora, joined with the team from Care UK, to place the final tile on the roof of […]

16th December 2015 | By | Reply More
1000th care home bed to be delivered by Castleoak for Care UK

1000th care home bed to be delivered by Castleoak for Care UK

Specialist construction partner Castleoak and Care UK have celebrated the start of work on a new £6m care home in Horsham, West Sussex, that will see the delivery of the 1000th care home bed by Castleoak for Care UK. The new care home will feature 82 en-suite bedrooms and has been sensitively designed to provide […]

23rd November 2015 | By | Reply More
Ed Sheeran visits Suffolk care home

Ed Sheeran visits Suffolk care home

Residents and colleagues at Mills Meadow care home in Framlingham in Suffolk received a special visit this week when Ed Sheeran popped in to cut the ribbon to the home’s new ‘Sheeran Suite’, which will provide nursing care for older people.   Ed Sheeran, who grew up in Framlingham, was happy to sit and chat […]

21st October 2015 | By | Reply More
A grand launch for new Norfolk Care UK home

A grand launch for new Norfolk Care UK home

The Care UK team at Cringleford’s newest care home, Cavell Court, joined with members of the local community and a host of VIPs for a grand launch to celebrate the home’s official opening.   Lady Philippa Dannatt of Keswick, former High Sheriff of Norfolk, was invited to perform the ceremonial ribbon cutting; while The Cavell […]

30th September 2015 | By | Reply More
103-year-old resident opens antiques fair at Care UK home

103-year-old resident opens antiques fair at Care UK home

103-year-old Bowes House care home resident Alice Shill was given the honour of cutting the ribbon and declaring the antiques and collectables fair at the home officially open on Friday 21 August.   Alongside Alice, the team at Bowes House welcomed members of the local community into the home where local antiques expert Peter Kupfermann […]

9th September 2015 | By | Reply More
multi-million pound investment in new care homes for Suffolk and Norfolk

multi-million pound investment in new care homes for Suffolk and Norfolk

July saw a trio of new, state-of-the-art homes added to Care UK’s portfolio of care homes in East Anglia.   The first residents arrived at Cavell Court – a new home in Norwich which, when full, will provide comfortable, high quality care for up to 80 older people. In addition, two more homes in Haverhill […]

7th August 2015 | By | Reply More
Care UK partners with Eye Music Trust to bring therapeutic experiences to care home residents

Care UK partners with Eye Music Trust to bring therapeutic experiences to care home residents

Care UK partners with Eye Music Trust to bring therapeutic experiences to care home residents   Care UK has teamed up with performance charity Eye Music Trust to bring therapeutic workshops using colour, light and music to more of its care homes in Greater London.   The partnership should enable Eye Music Trust to raise […]

3rd August 2015 | By | Reply More
Hot weather advice for older people

Hot weather advice for older people

With much of the country basking in a heatwave,  it is a good time to remember that not everyone enjoys the high temperatures. In fact for some people hot weather can be dangerous, triggering breathing problems, heat exhaustion and dehydration. This can be particularly true for some older people or those with certain health conditions […]

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