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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.
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London based adoption support agency, Family Futures, will host a conference on Friday 15th November exploring the recent neuro-scientific research evidencing the impact of developmental trauma on children’s development.
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Care UK has been named as the top organisation in the prestigious 2013 Laing’s Healthcare 20 – a list set up three years ago to throw a spotlight on the work of the most interesting and exciting organisations currently working in UK healthcare.
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Laughter is known for its therapeutic benefits and Care UK colleagues, service users and their families and friends are tapping into its mood improving power to mark World Mental Health Day and help break down stigma surrounding mental health issues.
165 views, By Care UK
A Portsmouth GP practice and walk-in centre has been recognised for its positive impact in the community by being named as a finalist in the Best of Health Awards 2013, organised by Portsmouth newspaper, The News.
274 views, By Care UK
The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) recently presented Care UK with an award recognising the organisation’s commitment to automatic enrolment in workplace pensions.
332 views, By Care UK
Ensuring clean, hygienic and well-maintained hospitals which preserve patients’ dignity, privacy and wellbeing is the aim of a new national hospital environment inspection initiative which puts patients at the heart of the process.
175 views, By Mucky Races
On Sunday 6th October, race organisers, Mucky Races are welcoming hundreds of brave runners to their latest and toughest mud running race, The Gauntlet Part 2 in Essex.
184 views, By Care UK
Coffee mornings and afternoon teas in Care UK nursing and care homes across the country have raised funds for Dementia UK and a cheque for £2,835 was presented to the charity by residents at Echelforde Care Home in Ashford.
171 views, By Happy Hen Treats
Essex businessman Malcolm Johnston invented Chicken Pickings®, a premium feed supplement for backyard chickens.
212 views, By Care UK
People keen to see behind the scenes at a popular NHS treatment centre are being invited to an open day on Sunday 29th September, where visitors can also receive a free health assessment checking BMI, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
157 views, By Care UK
A Rochdale health centre is maintaining its reputation for innovation by helping local people to receive their treatment in half the time it takes at other services in the area.
172 views, By Care UK
Ipswich resident Vilma Harding, born in the Edwardian era in 1905, celebrates her 108th birthday today with cake, flowers and a visit from the Mayor of Ipswich, Councillor Hamil Clarke.
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Four generations of one family came together at Bowes House at the weekend. Mary Laxton was delighted to see her mother, a resident at Bowes House, daughter and grandchildren all in one place enjoying a barbecue and entertainment.
366 views, By LightScribe Software
LightScribe Software, a one-stop-shop for all LightScribe help and advice from somebody who has been using the technology for over 7 years, has announced the official launch of their newly created website, http://lightscribesoftware.org.
188 views, By Care UK
Nestling beside Britain’s busiest railway station, Clapham Junction Health Centre is home to one of the most innovative, patient-friendly NHS facilities found in London.
236 views, By Care UK
Britten Court has been chosen as the winning name for a new care home to be built in Lowestoft, after the community put forward name suggestions in a competition.
259 views, By Care UK
Residents at Care UK’s Clara Court in Maidenhead are among those in 17 care homes in the area to benefit from government funding to create dementia-friendly environments.
322 views, By Care UK
The team at Riverbank in Hull is celebrating its first birthday and feedback from a recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection, which praised the dedication of colleagues and the quality of facilities available to people.
172 views, By Care UK
A new oral surgery service at Eccleshill NHS Treatment Centre in Bradford promises to cut waiting times and reduce pain for people needing treatment for serious dental problems.
220 views, By Care UK
Children at Broadstone Middle School have drawn on Poole Pottery for inspiration in naming the suites and coffee shop at a new Care UK home which will provide award-winning care and facilities for up to 80 older people in the area.
338 views, By Discover Basilicata
This August, the Italian region of Basilicata will open its highly anticipated ‘Flight of the Eagle’ Zipwire in Pollino National Park, set to become one of Europe's must visit experiences.
113 views, By Unique Public Relations
Essex’s premier wedding venue, Braxted Park, is opening its gates on Sunday 8th September to allow future brides and grooms to see first-hand its unique grounds and stunning buildings and speak to its highly experienced team of wedding...
265 views, By Physio@home
Physio@Home Ltd. has created a new website that clients and potential clients can use to find information, ask questions, and contact their physiotherapists.
408 views, By Care UK
Physiotherapists at a musculoskeletal service based in High Wycombe offering NHS patients short waiting times and convenient access to treatment are celebrating a two year service anniversary and patient milestone.
237 views, By Care UK
Health and social care organisation Care UK has donated £2,188 to charity to help the fight against cancer.
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People in Devon and Cornwall needing cataract surgery can now visit Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre following the opening of an ophthalmology clinic at the Care UK-run service in Plymouth.
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Swinging back to the 40s brought songs and celebrations to Care UK’s Colne View home in Halstead, Essex, as more than 200 guests celebrated the home’s first birthday.
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Framlingham care home, Mills Meadow, has been recognised for its excellent use of communications with residents at the Suffolk Going the Extra Mile (GEM) awards organised by Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board.
385 views, By Care UK
The Department of Health yesterday published a review investigating ways to ensure people accessing health and social care services are treated with compassion by care professionals.
350 views, By Care UK
Research into post-operative patient care, carried out at the North East London NHS Treatment Centre, has won a gold award at the British Association of Day Surgery’s (BADS) annual scientific meeting in Southport.
186 views, By Care UK
Planning approval has been granted for the development in Haverhill of a new state-of-the-art care home for older people, and a wellbeing centre which will offer day clubs and activities for older people who live independently in the wider community.
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A new pilot scheme to make Care UK’s residential homes more environmentally friendly has been launched.
225 views, By Care UK
As news bulletins continue to run stories about the percentage of people waiting for more than four hours to be seen in A&E departments in the UK, a Dagenham health clinic is bucking the trend for long waiting times for its walk-in centre patients.
345 views, By Care UK
Care UK has published a free new guide to help families caring for a loved one living with dementia.
100 views, By TrackCompare.co.uk
New Telematics Systems ‘designed to tackle climate change’ Cars, vans and lorries should be equipped with the latest telematics systems to fight climate change, says tracking specialist.
294 views, By Care UK
Mike Parish has welcomed Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement of a £3 billion fund to join up health and social care services for older people but regrets the fact that the country’s older people will have to wait until 2015 for it to start.
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Cerebral palsy has long been defined as the presence of a physical disability due to neurological conditions. Simply put, people suffering form cerebral palsy usually show signs early on.
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Afternoon tea, film showings, gardening and armchair exercise are all underway as the first residents settle in at Care UK’s Cairdean House, Colinton’s brand new care home.
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Care UK’s head of dementia care, Maizie Mears-Owen, was amongst a delegation of visitors to a unique care community in Holland for a meeting to increase shared learning amongst specialists in dementia care.
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Magicians, a harpist and a jazz musician took part in a day of celebration at the opening of Bowes House care home in Hailsham.
431 views, By Care UK
Bromley’s Mayor Councillor Michael Turner cut a ceremonial ribbon at the official opening of Orpington’s newest care home, Foxbridge House.
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Independent healthcare provider Care UK is now running offender health services at HMP Isle of Wight.
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Motor industry and road safety professionals from a wide range of sectors are being advised to act now in order to reserve their place for the next TyreSafe industry briefing which will be held on Thursday 18th July.
144 views, By TrackCompare.co.uk
Police operation finds 65% of lorry drivers not wearing seat belt
285 views, By TrackCompare.co.uk
The number of people who fall asleep while driving could be dramatically reduced – thanks to telematics. Over the past 12 months as many as one in 10 drivers has nodded off, according to research by LV= car insurance.
230 views, By Care UK
Care UK homes around the country are gearing up to invite visitors to join them for the first National Care Home Open Day.
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The team at Southampton NHS Treatment Centre has today announced a number of changes at the centre which are designed to improve the patient experience for people living with dementia.
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Care UK and Suffolk County Council have marked the beginning of a county-wide programme of investment in new care homes and wellbeing centres with a ceremony on site at the first development to get underway at Aster Road in Chantry, Ipswich.
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A state-of-the-art new care home for older people and a wellbeing centre which will offer day care clubs and activities for older people who live independently in the community have been granted planning approval by Suffolk Coastal District Council.
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