Inform Newsletter – June 2015

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Changing and Developing An overview of where we are Our national trade association for not for profit care providers has published a useful report titled ‘Survive or Thrive? – Securing financial sustainability in social care – the provider perspective’ which can be seen at www.nationalcareforum.org.uk. The publication of this report is well timed post-election and provides a constructive summary from … Read More

NCF – Survive or Thrive

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NCF publishes:  Survive or Thrive? Securing financial sustainability in social care –  the provider prospective This new paper from the National Care Forum (NCF) launches a programme of activity focussing on the issue of sustainability in social care (and health care) services, a primary topic of discussion with NCF members and other service providers. It builds on work already being … Read More

National Care Home Open Day

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Avante Care & Support is taking part in the National Care Home Open day on Friday 19th June. The idea behind the open day is to encourage local people to visit care homes in their community and to work together to develop better relationships. This important connection with the community is something that Avante Care & Support believes in and has nurtured good … Read More

Trustee Bob Bushell has been appointed Patron

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Avante Care & Support Trustee, Bob Bushell has been appointed Patron. Bob Bushell joined Avante Care & Support Board of Trustees in March 1994 when the organisation was then known as KCHT. Bobs experience in the care industry was minimal as he had spent all his working life in railway employment, but his experience within the Trade Union movement and … Read More

Berlin Bike Ride Fundraising for Amherst Court

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On the 21st of August 2015, five dedicated bikers from Medway have decided to ride their push bikes over 500 miles to Berlin, to raise money and awareness for people and their families living with dementia at Amherst Court Care Home, Chatham. All funds raised will go towards the homes amenities fund for those living at Amherst Court Care Home. Timothy Wheeler, Daniel Brattle, Patrick Armatage, … Read More

The Alzheimer’s Show

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Avante Care & Support exhibit at the Alzheimer’s Show, London. On Friday 5th and Saturday 6th June Avante Care & Support exhibited at the Alzheimer’s show in London, Olympia. The Alzheimer’s Show London, in association with Alzheimer’s Society, is the UK’s only dedicated exhibition and conference for those affected by dementia. The event ran for two days with first class … Read More

Dementia Awareness Week 2015

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Staff at Avante Care & Support helped raise awareness on dementia last week by taking part in the Alzheimer’s Society national dementia awareness week. The care & support charity based in Faversham who support over 3000 people, many of whom are living with dementia, hosted a variety of small events during the national awareness week through its residential care homes and Head Office. … Read More

Inform Newsletter – May 2015

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Innovating, Adapting and Changing An overview of where we are Key to our success remains our ability to be innovative and adaptable to the changing market conditions presented.  Our success this year in taking on a new younger person’s project in Medway for supported housing I hope will stand us in good stead as we look to develop such specialist … Read More

A 70th wedding anniversary

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Congratulations to Liliana and Bertram who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on the 22nd April 2015. Liliana who is a resident at Northbourne Court care home received a card from the Queen to congratulate her and Bertram on their milestone anniversary. Liliana and Bert met in Naples, Italy, and married in Italy in 1945 just before the end of the … Read More

Northbourne Court Welcomes New Manager

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Avante Care & Support welcomes Simon Doherty as Home Manager at Northbourne Court Care Home, Sidcup. Avante Care & Support, a leading provider of high quality care homes in Kent and South East London, has recently appointment Simon Doherty as Care Home Manager at Northbourne Court, Sidcup. Simon, who took up his role at the end of February, brings with … Read More