Songs of Praise visit Sheppey

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On Sunday 13 January Songs of Praise, presented by Aled Jones, will be featuring their recent visit to the Isle of Sheppey where they visited the Oasis Academy Dementia café. The 47-year-old, famous for singing Walking in the Air as a teenage chorister, spent a day on the Isle of Sheppey with a TV crew from the BBC. For the episode, due to air on the 13 January, Aled visited Blue Town’s Criterion Theatre and Heritage Centre and the Oasis Academy’s award-winning dementia café.

Communities where everyone has a vibrant and fulfilling life

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Riverdale Court care home in Welling provides care and support for those living with dementia. The home has a welcoming atmosphere where residents enjoy activities, go on outings and make friends with other residents and staff. At the heart of Riverdale Court is their Philosophy of Care, the Eden Alternative, where staff encourage social interaction, engagement, and work towards the eradication of loneliness, helplessness and boredom.

The Annual Christmas Charity Raffle 2018

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On Monday 17th December, Avante Care & Support Head Office Staff at De Gelsey House, Faversham, held their annual Christmas Charity Raffle, with all proceeds raised going towards the Avante Care & Support charitable fund.

Impact Report 2018

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Welcome to our Impact Report. This year we have made great progress in making this Vision a reality for the people we care for across our care homes and home care services.

Bev Farren – Home Care and Support carer

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‘I have three children, now all grown up, but I’ve always chosen work that fits around my family so that I am able to balance being a mum as well as being able to work,’ said Bev. Bev had often seen carers in and around Bexley wearing Avante Care & Support uniforms. Then, she noticed an advert in the local … Read More

Melody for Me at Bridge Haven

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Bridge Haven care home have recently been visited from students at the Simon Langton Grammar school in Canterbury to undertake a project called Melody for Me. The project involves students performing a wide range of music to residents, involving them in singing and activity games, whilst building important friendships and relationships. Melody for Me was born from research by a … Read More

Recruitment Open Day in Bexley

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Avante Care & Support is looking for home care workers to deliver care in people’s homes Bexley. Please come along to our open day and find out more about this rewarding and worthwhile career opportunity. Benefits include Thursday 22nd November, 1pm to 7pm Hurst Community Centre, Hurst Road, Bexley, DA5 3LH

Bringing generations together

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Sarah Canavan, Owner of Lingotot Bexley, is passionate about the benefits of language learning for all ages and has been excited to launch Lingotot Generations at Riverdale Court care home.   There has been a great deal of research looking into the benefits of language learning for both younger and older minds, including vast evidence which suggests that learning a new skill … Read More

Bringing the community to Northbourne Court

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Last week clients from The Willow Day Care Centre enjoyed an afternoon movie and a portion of fish and chips at the Criterion cinema at Bluetown, Sheerness. Clients at The Willow Day Care are always at the centre of decision making for day trips out to places of interest and an afternoon at the cinema has always been a popular … Read More

Happy Memories

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We often go to Sheerness seafront, a place where Wendy and her husband would often visit after a long day at work, a place where they would walk together along the seafront and just talk. Wendy now has dementia and since her diagnosis she finds it more difficult to interact with loved ones and friends. Wendy’s husband and I felt … Read More