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Cygnet Joyce Parker Hospital was officially opened by Darren Parker, Joyce's husband.

NEW MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE HONOURS LATE SUPPORT WORKER

A new mental health service for children and young people, named in memory of health care support worker Joyce Parker, has been officially opened in Coventry by her family. Cygnet Health...
Staff and residents at Bowbridge Court care home in Newark have been delighted to unveil the traditional British railway station, featuring facilities such as a bench seating area, classic luggage with a porter’s trolley and even bespoke decorations and signs to really get the feel of being track-side on the platform.

RESIDENTS ARE ALL ABOARD CARE HOME RAILWAY STATION

A care home has opened its own replica train station for residents to enjoy. Staff and residents at Bowbridge Court care home in Newark have been delighted to unveil the traditional British...
Residents at RMBI Care Co. Home Prince Edward Duke of Kent Court enjoying the new Stisted Safari.

ESSEX CARE HOME RESIDENTS GO WILD ON SAFARI

Residents at RMBI Care Co. Home Prince Edward Duke of Kent Court in Stisted, Essex, have been having a wild time this week, enjoying a safari in the Home’s grounds.  Prior to the...
Belong resident Kate, 70, cycling for gold.

LOCKED DOWN CARE VILLAGES CYCLE OVER 1,500 MILES

Locked down residents at Belong have been going for gold by travelling the world on their bikes — all from the comfort of their care villages. With the help of their support workers,...
Last year, Care UK held a life drawing event as part of its Big Draw Festival 2019.

CARE UK TO SPONSOR THE BIG DRAW FESTIVAL 2020

Care UK is the official health and social care sponsor of The Big Draw Festival 2020, which this year is themed: The Big Green Draw: A Climate of Change.  For the second year running, Care...
Robin Smith had lived at Northleigh residential home since 1986, and was a popular resident.

CARE HOME CELEBRATES LIFE OF RESIDENT OF 34 YEARS

Staff at a care home in Kettering have been celebrating the life of the UK’s oldest man with Down’s syndrome, who passed away on 27th September, just weeks before his 79th birthday. ...
Greenacres' ‘Secret Night Garden’.

ALAN TITCHMARSH CROWNS CARE HOME GARDEN COMPETITION WINNER

A Holmfirth care home has been crowned the winner of a national gardening competition by none other than Alan Titchmarsh himself.  Greenacres care home was named the 2020 National Winner of...
The Duchess of Cornwall joined Gyles Brandreth to support the #PoetryTogether2020 campaign. .

DUCHESS OF CORNWALL SUPPORTS INTERGENERATIONAL #POETRYTOGETHER2020 CAMPAIGN

A national online campaign launched by Gyles Brandreth to bring young and old together to share the joy of poems has been boosted by a Royal recital. The Duchess of Cornwall, a strong advocate of...
A care home resident from Sheffield has raised almost £1700 for charity in just one day.

CARE HOME RESIDENT RAISES NEARLY £1700 FOR CHARITY

A care home resident from Sheffield has raised almost £1700 for charity in just one day. Caroline, from Exemplar Health Care’s Willowbeck care home, raised the astonishing amount by...
Tracy Murray before the shave.

WIGSTON CARE HOME COLLEAGUE BRAVES THE SHAVE FOR CHARITY

A brave care home employee has had her hair shaved to raise money for charity, in honour of her late father.  Tracy Murray, a member of the housekeeping team at HC One’s Cedar Court...

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