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

Winifred Celebrated her 100th Birthday

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Amherst Court resident Winifred, affectionately known as Win, received her letter from the Queen the morning of her birthday which she commented with a big smile on her face “I wasn’t expecting that!”, this has now been put up on display in her room to remind Win of her birthday celebrations. The birthday celebrations took place during the afternoon when … Read More

Dementia Awareness Week

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Avante Care & Support, a residential dementia and home care and support provider based in Faversham, Kent, joined together at lunchtime today to help raise valuable funds for dementia awareness and to support the Alzheimer’s Society in their fight against dementia. As part of Dementia Awareness week which started on Sunday 15th May through to Saturday 21st May 2016, Avante … Read More

Gardening at Parkview Care Home

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On Wednesday the 4th May landscaping company Burley’s arrived with a truck full of plants at Parkview care home to be planted in the new raised flower beds that have recently been installed. The garden at Parkview has undertaken a mini makeover to make the area more appealing for residents to want to get involved with gardening and outdoor activities. … Read More

Exciting New Opportunities

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Charlotte Taylor has recently been promoted as Home Manager at Riverdale Court, Welling, which is all credit to her and her hardworking ‘can do’ attitude. Charlotte has worked at Avante Care & Support since 2011, working her way up through the ranks from Carer, Team Leader and then onto a development opportunity for a Suite Manager role. At Parkview care … Read More

Activities at Bridge Haven

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Bridge Haven Care Home

Thanks to proactive staff member, Tim, residents at Bridge Haven Care Home enjoyed an afternoon of live music. All staff at Bridge Haven familiarise themselves with the Care Plans of each resident to ensure person centred care and to have a better understanding of the residents hobbies and interests. After reading resident John’s care plan, Tim learnt that John had … Read More

Boots, Chaps and Cowboy Hats

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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 the party, residents set about making banners and painting pictures to decorate the Calypso Café where the party was going to be held. Residents at Amherst Court also planned their own Country and Western themed … Read More

Going Down Under

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Court Regis Residents took the time to write about themselves including their interests, their background and information on their families. They then gathered the postcards with Tina to be posted out. Tina wrote a short synopsis on each resident for staff at Palm Lake care home so they could share the postcards to other like-minded people and enjoy reading up … Read More

World Challenge Expedition

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On Sunday the 20th March Puddingstone Grange care home in Plumstead hosted a High Tea fundraising event to support students from Townley Grammar School who are training for The World Challenge Expedition; volunteering for one month at an orphanage in Mongolia and completing a 10 day trek. Townley Grammar School girls approached Home Manager Allison Purkiss back in November to … Read More