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Avante Care & Support, the Kent based social care charity has entered into partnership with Medway Community Healthcare (MCH) to offer new services from the ‘Outstanding’ CQC accredited Amherst Court in Chatham.  The partnership will see the Charity continuing to offer dementia focused registered care services as well as providing, with MCH, specialist beds for short term placements for people … Read More

Using CQC Inspection Reports to Find the Right Home

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Mumsnet teamed up with CQC to encourage mumsnetters to use CQC inspection reports when choosing care for a loved one and to spread awareness of this year’s Care Home Open day on 17 June. Mumsnet sent a mumsnetter who is currently investigating Care Homes to Amherst Court to vlog her journey. Share this Post

How to be an Outstanding care home provider

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Not enough is written to celebrate the importance and value of registered care for older people in our society. Most of us, given the choice would not wish to end our final days within registered care away from our home and family members, recognising even the best of homes are still perceived as institutions. However, over the past decade we … Read More

Inform Newsletter July

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All of our Care Homes have been inspected under the new CQC arrangements, with only our Bexley domiciliary care service remaining. Our overall grades reflect well on Avante Care & Support and our approach to quality through our mock inspection team who work so closely with all our home and branch managers. Without a doubt we are now stronger and … Read More

New Home Manager at Pilgrims View Care Home

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Avante Care & Support has recently appointed John Ogbe as the new Home Manager at their care home in Snodland, Pilgrims View. The 41 bedded care home specialises in dementia care and is located in the picturesque village of Snodland. The home has four suites and light and airy bedrooms decorated individually to provide comfort and independence, with colour schemes … Read More

Happy 100th Birthday to Phyllis

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Her telegram from the Queen arrived in the morning which Phyllis had said was “very special”.  Her friends and family arrived late morning to help celebrate her birthday with her and one of her friends had also made her a beautiful cake. Before retirement Phyllis had shared with staff at the care home based in Chatham, that she was the Secretary to … Read More

Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

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The event was held by “The Not Forgotten Association” (NFA) for ex-servicemen and women and was attended by HRH The Duke of York and his daughters, Princess Beatrice of York and Princess Eugenie of York, who chatted to so many guests, delighting them with their keen interest. The charity’s first Royal Patron, HRH The Princess Mary, established the tradition of … Read More

Inform Newsletter May 2016

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Avante Care & Support enjoys a good reputation as a care and support provider of choice, reflective of the values of our Charity, as well as the dedication and hard work of all our staff. On Friday 8th April Amherst Court held a Country and Western themed party at the dementia care home in Chatham, Kent. A few days before … Read More

New General Manager at Amherst Court

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Avante Care & Support welcomes Lorraine Eastmead who has recently joined the charitable organisation as General Manager at Amherst Court in Chatham. Lorraine has been a Nurse for over 35 years, working for 15 of the years as a District Nurse gaining valuable skills to support people in their homes, whether it be to administer medication or to work holistically … Read More