A big thank you to Kent Police

AvantecareThe Willows Day Care

The Willow Day Care Centre, based in Milton Regis, Sittingbourne, regularly have Kent Police Officers visit the centre whilst they are going through their training programme. During their time at the Willow Day Care the Officers gain some understanding of dementia, the different types, and how it can affect those living with it and their carers. After spending their community … Read More

Avante Staff Bank (ASB) are moving offices

AvantecareASB, Avante Staff Bank

Avante Staff Bank (ASB) is the internal staff bank for Avante Care & Support, recruiting a wide range of skilled employees to work within its residential care homes across Kent and South East London. The bank staff provide cover for staff vacancies for both planned and unplanned shortfalls in staffing. With Avante Care & Support having its own team of … Read More

Avante Care & Support welcomes Peter Horn to the Board of Trustees

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In May this year Peter Horn joined Avante Care & Supports Board of Trustees. Avante Care & Support is a registered Charity providing Care & Support across Kent, Bexley and Greenwich. Like all charities there is a Board of Non-Executive Trustees that oversee the organisations charitable aims, objectives and the strategic management of the business. Peter Smallridge, CBE, is the … Read More

They are more like my friends rather than carers

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Kath Barker aged 88, has been using Avante Home Care and Support services for over 25 years now. Her late husband Norman was also cared for by the Home Care team before moving into Northbourne Court Care Home in Sidcup. Norman who was living with dementia, sadly died in December 2011, but Kath still talks fondly of the staff that … Read More

Sometimes it’s the simple things that go a long away

AvantecareRiverdale Court Care Home

Annette Kelly, Activities Coordinator at Riverdale Court, Care Home, spends a lot of her time understanding what the interests and hobbies are for the residents at Riverdale Court in Welling. There are a lot of keen gardeners at the care home and many have spoken about their large well-kept gardens and trees they used to have and the time they … Read More

Mission to Mele-Muku 2017

AvantecareBridge Haven care home

Mary joined Avante Care & Support as Home Manager at Bridge Haven in December 2016. Mary has always wanted to take part in a mission so in May 2017 she set off for her first Mission in Nigeria which was arranged and supported by her local church the Endtime Evangelical Church based in Chatham, Kent. Below is Marys story on … Read More

The Big Bake Off at Bridge Haven Care Home

AvantecareBridge Haven care home, Care & Support

Staff and residents at Bridge Haven care home, situated in the picturesque village of Bridge near Canterbury, held their annual Bake Off last Sunday 25th June. The home which specialises in dementia care through residential care, day care and respite care, has held a bake off event every year for the last four years. Bridge Havens Bake Off has always … Read More

National Care Home Open Day

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“As Care Home Open Day’s emphasis is on the importance of connecting with local communities, developing lasting relationships and encouraging intergenerational rapport, the theme for this year will be “Friendship” and as part of this year’s event, we will be celebrating Care Home Open Day in conjunction with The Big Lunch.” – National Care Home Open Day To find out … Read More