Tag Archives: Care UK

BREAKING NEWS: CMA threatens legal action against Care UK over upfront fees

BREAKING NEWS: CMA threatens legal action against Care UK over upfront fees

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has told Care UK that it must refund over 1,600 residents who were charged as much as £3,000 in upfront fees or face legal action.

MANAGER OF THE MONTH: Katherine Matthews, Perry Manor Care Home, Care UK

Katherine Matthews of Care UK’s ‘outstanding’ rated Perry Manor shares her recipe for success

Care UK to open care home on Kent medical campus

Care UK is to open a new care home being built at Kent Medical Campus in Maidstone.

Care UK celebrates fourth CQC Outstanding rating

Perry Manor care home in Worcestershire has become Care UK’s fourth CQC Outstanding rated service.

EXCLUSIVE: Outstanding Care UK service provides a home from home

A partnership between Care UK and Suffolk County Council (SCC) is beginning to bear fruit with two of its 10 homes now having been rated Outstanding by the CQC.

Care UK opens third care home this year

Mercia Grange in Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands has become the third care home to be opened by Care UK this year.

2018 LEADERS IN CARE: INNOVATORS IN CARE: JON BICKNELL, FOOD AND SERVICES DIRECTOR, CARE UK

Since joining Care UK four years ago, Jon has revolutionised mealtimes in homes across the country, turning the concept of Dignity in Dining into a reality for all, whatever their support or nutritional needs.

2018 LEADERS IN CARE: OPERATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT: RICHARD PEARMAN, PROPERTY SERVICES DIRECTOR, CARE UK

Richard has been responsible for delivering what is widely recognised as the largest new build programme in the care home sector over the past five years.  He leads the team that has opened 36 new homes creating 2,670 new care home places since 2013, and is on track to deliver a further 19 new homes by the end of 2020.  Once opened, these homes will add an extra 1,300 places to Care UK’s 7,400 strong inventory. 

2018 LEADERS IN CARE: CARE QUALITY AND COMPLIANCE: RACHEL GILBERT, CARE, QUALITY AND COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR, CARE UK

Rachel is a registered nurse with over 30 years’ experience in the care sector. Since taking up her current post in 2016, Rachel has been a key player in Care UK’s journey to hold the top ranking for quality in a league table of CQC ratings for the five largest care home providers in England.

2018 LEADERS IN CARE: LEADERS OF TOMORROW: SAAD BAIG, HOME MANAGER, THE BURROUGHS, CARE UK

Saad Baig may be only 26, but he is already Care UK’s youngest home manager and aims to be the company’s youngest regional director before he is 32. From his first experience at the age of 15, caring for his father, to his current position as manager of The Burroughs, he knows that care is where his heart lies.
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