Pilgrims View care home shortlisted for the Kent Care Awards

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Joan had been involved at the very start of the award process when staff included her with the written entry form, she was thrilled when staff invited her to join them to meet the judging panel and share her experience and time at Pilgrims View. Staff commented, ‘Joan had a wonderful time and loved having her photo being taken. After … Read More

Pilgrims View welcomes Executive Director of Filos Community Services

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As advocates of the Eden Alternative, Avante Care & Support was asked to meet with Dr Foo Executive Director of Filos Community Services, based in Singapore, to show how Implementation of the Eden Alternative is a powerful tool for improving the quality of life and quality of care for those living in care homes. Filos Community Services runs services for … Read More

Musik Matters at Amherst Court Care Home

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Avante Care & Support knows that music is incredibly important to older people, because people of all ages have a real connection to music. It enhances memories, and it can help with calmness and relaxation. Musik Matters is an organisation that is dedicated to providing music therapy and sensory stimulation to individuals living in residential care and Avante Care & … Read More

Amherst Court retains Outstanding rating

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CQC inspectors were particularly impressed by the home’s leadership and the home’s responsiveness to residents’ needs.  Care is delivered in line with Avante Care & Support’s vision of ‘Communities where everyone has a vibrant and fulfilling life’. Inspectors spoke to residents, relatives, staff members and health and social care professionals. Comments from residents included, “I love it here, this is … Read More

Recruitment Open Day – Home Care and Support

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We are looking for home care workers to deliver care into people’s homes across Swale. Please come along to our open day and see what caring as a career has to offer. You must be able to drive and have your own transport for this role. We offer: Our home care and support service provides care to privately funded, Local … Read More

Riverdale Court Summer Fete Success

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On Saturday 28 July Riverdale Court care home held its annual summer fete. It was a huge success and raised an amazing £851 for the home’s amenity fund, which is for the benefit of residents.

Care Workers Charity

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The Care Workers Charity says, ‘There are over 1.5 million care workers in the UK, contributing to one of Britain’s largest workforces, and caring for some of the most vulnerable people in our society. The Care Workers Charity is here to help current, former and retired workers on their rainy day. Avante Care & Supports Home Care team delivers care … Read More

Good CQC Report for Bridge Haven

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Located in Conyngham Lane, Bridge, Bridge Haven provides care and support for those living with dementia. CQC inspectors gave the home a ‘Good’ rating in all of the five key areas of inspection which assesses whether the service is safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led. The CQC report states that the people they had spoken with told them they had … Read More

Building confidence and friendships

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Joan Gregory has been a resident at Court Regis care home in Sittingbourne, for almost a year. When she first arrived she was a very quiet and withdrawn lady. Although Joan would sometimes join in with activities at the home she usually kept herself to herself. Activity Coordinator Emma Ansley noticed the more Joan joined in with the activities at … Read More

Pilgrims View care home shortlisted for the Kent Care Awards

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Staff from Pilgrims View care home in Snodland, have recently been shortlisted for the 2018 Kent Care Awards. Three staff including Home Manager John Ogbe and Joan, a resident at Pilgrims View, spent the afternoon with a panel of judges at the Ashford International hotel on Thursday 21 June.