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Pupils from St. Matthew’s Church of England Primary School in Stroud were called upon to lend a helping hand to their new neighbours when they were invited to take part in a competition to name the suites at Care UK’s new £8 million care home.
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36 practical ways in which improvement, innovation and integration can deliver better ways of working are described in a new publication About Us - 36 steps towards better care released this week by Care UK.
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Children from Perry Wood primary school in Worcester joined with a host of VIP guests and the Care UK team at Perry Manor on Charles Hastings Way to mark the care home’s official opening.
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Castleford RUFC’s Willowbridge Lane ground was packed recently as young and old gathered for the first disability sports day.
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Patients undergoing surgery across Britain are set to benefit from a new training initiative devised by experts at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre in Bristol.
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The Minor Injury Unit (MIU) at the Royal South Hants Hospital is set to be run by a new care provider following a recent procurement process.
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A new end of life suite that will see Care UK providing specialist care for dying prisoners has been officially opened at HMP Holme House.
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Care UK’s Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has donated four anaesthetic machines to a medical development charity that will help charities and hospitals in Africa to carry out surgery more safely and effectively.
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An initiative has been launched at HMP Brixton to deliver healthcare to prisoners using telemedicine, reducing the need for offenders to go to hospital to see a consultant or nurse.
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The independent sector’s role in supporting the NHS was the subject up for discussion at the HEALTH+CARE conference in London (25-26 June).
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NHS England is considering going out to tender for inpatient child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) to overcome the problem of vulnerable young people being cared for many miles from their homes and families.
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A professional dancer has praised a Chesterfield treatment centre for repairing his damaged knee so he will be able to take his place in the forthcoming West End production of Matilda.
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Care UK, the leading independent provider of health and social care services, has invested £9.2million to develop a new state-of-the-art care home in Cheadle.
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Care UK’s £60 million investment plan to help transform older people’s care in Suffolk in a partnership with Suffolk County Council has reached a major milestone with the official unveiling of Mildenhall Lodge.
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Professional dancer, Ian Waite, best known for his involvement in BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, led the celebrations at the glittering grand launch of Newbury’s newest care home, Winchcombe Place.
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A new report published this week suggests that the two issues of affordability and quality mean that the NHS will have to make major changes to the way the majority of NHS hospitals and GP practices operate over the next decade.
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Essex based leading health and social care provider Care UK has been selected as a partner organisation to provide more than 9,500 hours of social care to older and disabled people in Nottinghamshire - tripling its current work in the county.
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Four young people from HMYOI Deerbolt in County Durham are the ‘stars’ of a new DVD which will be used to discourage others from becoming victims of drug and alcohol abuse.
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Independent sector health and social care provider Care UK has begun construction of a new £7.5 million care home being developed at the heart of Cringleford in Norfolk. Upon completion the new 80-bed home is set to create 100 jobs.
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As the 2014 World Cup gets underway, a bumper summer of top sporting events may be the key to unlocking memories and improving communication with people living with dementia, according to experts at leading social care provider Care UK.
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A national charity based in York, which helps seriously ill and disabled children through the use of therapeutic music, has received a special commendation and donation from Care UK, the UK’s leading health and social care provider.
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A Care UK nurse has chosen National Diabetes Week (June 8-14) to launch an educational blog to help reverse the spiralling increase in diabetes.
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A partnership of national charities is calling for people to join forces during Carers Week (9-15 June) to help improve the lives of those who provide unpaid care to their family and friends.
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An independent sector health and social care provider is on track to achieve ambitious growth plans that have already created around 870 jobs.
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Care UK, the leading health and social care provider, has partnered with Manchester Camerata to carry out research into the effects of music therapy on people living with dementia.
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29 May was World Digestive Health Day, an event that aims to raise public awareness of prevention and therapy relating to digestive problems.
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With so much negative coverage surrounding dementia, it’s hardly surprising that the condition has become, for many, the modern bogeyman – for the over 50s it has developed into a larger source of concern than cancer.
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Independent health and social care provider Care UK has appointed Rachael Corser as its new director of nursing and clinical services.
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Care UK will be taking a key role at this year’s Alzheimer’s Show on May 16 and 17 by sponsoring the exhibitor workshop, launching a new dementia guide and welcoming people to its interactive sessions at London’s Olympia.
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As the diagnosis and treatment of people living with dementia continues to be pushed higher up the national agenda, carers, experts and families of people living with dementia have come together to create a vital guide for everyday interaction.
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A project to improve end-of-life care for prisoners at HMP Isle of Wight has been shortlisted for two top national awards.
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A new £8 million care home is on track to create up to 100 jobs when the 86-bed building opens its doors to residents in June.
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Music and art was the order of the day when Mezzo Soprano Laura Wright dropped by at the Orchard Centre to help celebrate the launch of the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation and partnership with Nordoff Robbins, the UK’s leading music therapy charity.
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Across the country thousands of patients are set to benefit from a new mobile app that gives them instant access to Care UK physiotherapy services as well as allowing them to manage their post-operative appointments and recovery more effectively.
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Disabled and older people receiving care in their own home received an early Easter treat on Wednesday 16 April when some of Care UK’s community services team and members of the Intel Corporation distributed Easter hampers around Swindon.
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Primary school children joined a host of VIP guests to mark the official opening of Care UK’s Field Lodge care home in St. Ives.
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Around 3,000 delegates from more than 80 countries gathered in Paris to hear about ground-breaking work at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre in Bristol which boosts patients’ active involvement in their recovery from knee replacement operations.
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Care UK will develop a national pilot to test new ways for patients to access their local GP services, with an improved mix of longer face to face appointments and telephone and online consultations.
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Winchcombe Place, a new state-of-the-art care home in Berkshire, has welcomed its excited first residents. Care UK has also announced the appointment of Michelle Sides as manager at the £8 million home, which is on track to create 100 new jobs.
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With 11 eggs on a traditional simnel or apostle cake in mind, the specialist dementia team at Care UK has come up with 11 ways to make the most of the Easter holiday when you are caring for a loved one who has dementia.
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Two thirds of adults worry about the future care of their parents, yet most refuse to discuss the topic with them, and even less have made any plans, new research has revealed.
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Care UK’s £60 million investment to provide better care for older people in Suffolk has taken a big step forward, with planning permission granted for all ten new care home and wellbeing centre developments.
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A caring support worker from Reading, who overcame his own health and personal challenges to help others, has been recognised with a national award.
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A healthcare assistant working at The Junction Health Centre in Clapham has been named sexual health professional of the year. Tinu Oluwole scooped the top national prize during an award ceremony in London for the Brook 2014 UK Sexual Health Awards.
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The next generation of health professionals is being given a helping hand across Greater Manchester by an independent provider of health and social care services.
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Pupils from Cedars Park Community Primary School in Stowmarket have helped mark the beginning of construction work on Care UK’s new care home and wellbeing centre in the town.
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A healthcare assistant working at The Junction Health Centre in Clapham has been shortlisted for a top national award.
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NHS 111 – the freephone service people need to call for health advice or urgent healthcare information – celebrates its first birthday in Suffolk this month.
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As the UK continues to experience the devastating effects of extreme weather conditions, award-winning business continuity specialists Vocal say recent events have highlighted the importance of incident planning and communications strategies.
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Life-long charity supporter Peter Longstaff is asking people across the north east to help him beat his 2013 record stamp-collecting total to raise funds for the Great North Air Ambulance.
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