Wear it Orange

AvantecarePress Release

Head office staff at Avante Care & Support in Faversham, Kent, pulled out all the stops with wearing orange clothing, in aid of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which is supported by Oasis Domestic Abuse service, based in Thanet.  Jacqui Morris, Avante Care & Supports Director of Quality has been a Board member for Oasis … Read More

Government Spending Review

AvantecareCare & Support, Press Release

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The future is all about the November Government Spending Review This morning Radio 4 news carried the headline on the consequences of the national living wage on the care sector.  An articulate speaker quite rightly said all eyes will be on the November Public Sector Review and made perhaps the most vivid point, this is not about paid workers having … Read More

Learning and Development at Avante Care & Support

AvantecareCare & Support, Press Release

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Learning and Development at Avante Care & Support Following the Cavendish report and the subsequent legislation changes, the health and social care sector needed to re-focus it’s approach to the training of it’s workforce. In 2014/15 Avante Care & Support transformed the induction of all new care home staff so that all attend a pre – employment, induction programme, which … Read More

Adding some Oomph!

AvantecareCare & Support, Press Release, Puddingstone Grange Care Home

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Avante Care & Support adds some Oomph! to their exercise classes Avante Care & Support has recently invited Oomph! (Our Organisation Makes People Happy!) to train and support staff across Avante Care & Support’s care homes.  The training is built around inclusive exercise and activity classes designed specifically to improve the physical mobility, social interaction and mental stimulation of residents, … Read More

Ever thought about caring as a career?

AvantecareCare & Support, Press Release

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Ever thought about caring as a career? Avante  e team at Avante Care &ndCare & Support believe in providing care and support services that put people first and only recruit people to join the team who are passionate about making a difference to the lives of those who use their services, by contributing to their health, happiness and well-being. Everything … Read More

NCF – Survive or Thrive

AvantecareCare & Support, Press Release

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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

AvantecareCare & Support, Press Release

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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

AvantecarePress Release

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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

Dementia Awareness Week 2015

AvantecareCare & Support, Fundraising, Press Release

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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