A Visit to the Seaside

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Amherst Court residents and staff recently went on a trip to the sunny Folkestone harbour! ‘We took a lovely trip down to Folkestone harbour on the 23rd September.  This was a wish of Malcolm Wilson, to return to Folkestone, as he used to spend many days out there with his family.  Dennis also had many fond memories that he shared with us … Read More

Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning!

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Avante Staff At De Gelsey House Take Part In World’s Biggest Coffee Morning! Corinna would like to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who has contributed to the Coffee Morning this morning – she has done a fantastic job of organising everything and is very grateful for everyone’s support. In total we have raised £119.33 for Macmillan Cancer Support!! Congratulations … Read More

Ben Nevis Midnight Challenge

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Last Friday Activity Co-ordinator, Fleur Parratt completed the Ben Nevis Midnight Challenge to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. Climbers begin the challenge in the early hours of the night by torch and moonlight with the sole aim of reaching the top of Ben Nevis. The challenge is tough with long dark hours made harder due to the lack of sunlight, … Read More

Homeleigh Care Home – Summer Fete

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Homeleigh, our Care Home based in Erith, will be holding a Summer Fete on the 13th September from 1 pm – 4 pm! Why not pop along and see what the Home can offer you!   To find out more about Homeleigh and the Summer Fete please call on 01322 339691 Avenue Road, Erith, Kent DA8 3AU

Inform Newsletter – August Issue

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Message from Mark Lloyd, Managing Director Considerable positive activity continues to take place across all our services in the delivery of day to day services and I am extremely encouraged by the many examples of good practice and commitment I hear and see from our workforce in providing care and support.    

Rural Youth Service – Table Tennis

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Rural Youth Service Table Tennis at Lyminge Village Hall Friday 15th August 6pm – 8pm For ages 11 – 15 year olds and 16 – 25 year olds Coaching by former Junior No.2 in London. Free entry with refreshments provided Please contact Dean if you are interested on 01795 597432

Kent Police helping to realise the dreams of residents

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A grant from Kent Police will help realise the dreams of residents at a Kent care home. Amherst Court Care Home has been awarded £500 from the Chief Constable’s Property Fund for its “Wishing Well Appeal Fund”. The Wishing Well grants resident’s wishes, maybe to visit places from their youth, go to the theatre for example, or to revisit an … Read More

Young Healthy Minds

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Young Healthy Minds is a newly commissioned early intervention service, commissioned by Kent County Council to deliver emotional well being support to children and young people aged 4-18. It has now been operating since September 2012 across Kent. The service is being delivered by a consortium of organisations including KCFN, Family Action, CXK(formerly Connexions), Stepahead Support and Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU). In addition to direct support … Read More

24 Peaks in 24 hours Dementia Challenge

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[imageframe lightbox=”no” style=”bottomshadow” bordercolor=”#ffffff” bordersize=”2px” stylecolor=”” align=”right” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″][/imageframe]Saturday 14th June saw the start of Richard Macintyre and 12 other fundraisers begin their 24 Peaks in 24 Hours Dementia Challenge raising the profile and money for dementia. All monies raised will be donated to Dementia UK and go towards Avante Partnership’s Admiral Nursing Services. ”We got up at 3.45am … Read More

Inform Staff Newsletter – July Issue

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Inform Staff Newsletter The first issue of our new monthly Staff Newsletter with events, news and updates from across the organisation. View the full newsletter by following the button below. July Issue 1 Comments from Mark LLoyd Our Managing Director “A tremendous amount of positive events are occurring for Avante as we move into the summer. For those of you look … Read More