• Live your life, not the disorder

    Care UK Eating Disorder Services have been helping people to recover from eating disorders for over 20 years. What makes us unique is our ability to treat a wide range of eating disorders - even the most complex and long lasting - as well as people of different ages.

  • Live your life, not the disorder

    We provide in-depth and expert care and support in comfortable, homely surroundings in quiet residential areas, helping the people we care for to recover from their eating disorder in a warm and welcoming setting.

  • Live your life, not the disorder

    Our teams provide an extremely wide range of expertise. Their experience, combined with our models of treatment, means that we can give every person we work with a package of treatment and care that's as individual as they are.

Rhodes Farm

Rhodes Farm

Treatment for acute eating disorders for ages 6-19

Althea Park House & Ashleigh House

Althea Park House & Ashleigh House

Treatment for severe and enduring eating disorders for adolescents and young adults


My thoughts about recovery

April 23, 2014 | Posted in During treatment Eating disorders Getting treatment Opinions/issues Personal stories Recovery Sufferers

Scarlet, a young person from our Althea Park House service in Stroud, shares her thoughts, hopes and fears about recovery. There is something so powerful about searching for solutions. Finally, there is an answer to your problems. Finally, they might cease to torment you. Finally, you will be free. Hope is a powerful thing: it’s […]


Does my child have an eating disorder?

April 9, 2014 | Posted in Advice/tips Families/carers Getting treatment Personal stories Signs & symptoms

Katherine Matthews looks at why you should trust your instincts about your child’s health.

Making word impossible possible

Moving on from full time treatment

March 26, 2014 | Posted in Eating disorders Personal stories Recovery Sufferers

To mark Beat’s Eating Disorder Awareness Week, February 24th to March 2nd, one of the young people who has been receiving treatment at Althea Park House talks about her experience of moving on from full time treatment. Moving on from full time care is a major struggle. It’s something I’ve longed for ever since admission, […]

Self harm awareness day

Self harm and eating disorders: the different faces of self injury

February 28, 2014 | Posted in Associated conditions Eating disorders Treatment approaches

On international Self Injury Awareness Day, Alison Hudson, manager of Care UK’s self harm services at Newcombe Lodge and Bisley Lodge in Stroud, looks at the similarities and differences between self harm and eating disorders. Self harm and eating disorders are, in many ways, two sides of the same coin. They’re both forms of self […]

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 24, 2014 | Posted in Eating disorders Getting treatment Types of eating disorder

February 24th to March 2nd is Eating Disorder Awareness Week, run by Beat to raise awareness of eating disorders. To mark the occasion James King, Senior Practitioner at Althea Park House, one of our ED services in Stroud, looks at the challenges of recovery from an eating disorder. Recovery is such an interesting word. It […]