Inform Newsletter – January 2017

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It is a great pleasure to be able to write to you as the new Managing Director of Avante Care & Support. I joined Avante on 3 January from Greensleeves Care, a Charity that owns and operates 20 care homes for older people across the South, East and Midlands. Before that I was with Mission Care who ran six homes … Read More

Christmas Cake Competition at Amherst Court

AvantecareAmherst Court Care Home

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Residents at Amherst Court have been making decorating their own Christmas cakes and chocolate Logs to take part in the Christmas Cake Competition! Last Tuesday we prepared for the competition between the two floors by heading out and choosing the decorations to go with the cakes we were baking. Resident Carol was helping us to choose a colour scheme for … Read More

Christmas Tree Decorations

AvantecareAmherst Court Care Home

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“Last week we went shopping looking for lights and baubles for our new outdoor Christmas tree. We went over to Homebase, where we looked around at all the decorations and ornaments. Elsie said ‘So many of them sing now, it’s wonderful’. Once we chose our lights, it was a group decision on the baubles with Minnie saying ‘The more colours … Read More

Happy 100th Birthday to Phyllis

AvantecareAmherst Court Care Home

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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

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

AvantecareAmherst Court Care Home

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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