Melody for Me at Bridge Haven

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Bridge Haven care home have recently been visited from students at the Simon Langton Grammar school in Canterbury to undertake a project called Melody for Me. The project involves students performing a wide range of music to residents, involving them in singing and activity games, whilst building important friendships and relationships. Melody for Me was born from research by a … Read More

A trip to the flicks for The Willow Day Care Centre

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Last week clients from The Willow Day Care Centre enjoyed an afternoon movie and a portion of fish and chips at the Criterion cinema at Bluetown, Sheerness. Clients at The Willow Day Care are always at the centre of decision making for day trips out to places of interest and an afternoon at the cinema has always been a popular … Read More

Pilgrims View care home shortlisted for the Kent Care Awards

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Staff from Pilgrims View care home in Snodland, have recently been shortlisted for the 2018 Kent Care Awards. Three staff including Home Manager John Ogbe and Joan, a resident at Pilgrims View, spent the afternoon with a panel of judges at the Ashford International hotel on Thursday 21 June.

Bridging the generations

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On Wednesday 4 July Bridge Haven care home welcomed three little visitors from a local playschool. Magpies, a village community charity run playschool based in Boughton, Kent, took three of their children along to Bridge Haven care home to meet with residents and staff for the morning.

Weybourne Care Home Celebrate

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Weybourne care home, located in Abbey Wood, has recently completed a refurbishment which has transformed interior and exterior areas of the home. The interior of the home has been modernised creating a fresh, bright and welcoming environment for residents and families to enjoy. The exterior has undergone a complete remodelling which has seen the old 1960’s flat roof replaced by … Read More

Awarded Top 20 home care provider in London

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There are 1,137 home care providers in London. Avante Home Care & Support, a registered charity, has two branches of home care, one in Bexley covering the whole of the London Borough of Bexley and one in Kent providing services in Sittingbourne, Sheerness and Faversham. Avante Home Care & Support service provides care to privately funded, Local Authority and NHS … Read More

Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace 2018

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The event was hosted by HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the Not Forgotten Association, who welcomed over 2,500 guests from over 120 military organisations to Buckingham Palace for the Garden Party. The Royal Family has a long-standing association with the charity which was established in 1920, ‘To provide comfort, cheer and entertainment for the wounded ex-servicemen still in hospital … Read More

Pet interaction for Parkview residents

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‘We have a few pets at the home including cats, goldfish and guinea pigs and we were all really keen to introduce another pet to join the family. When Jo started to bring Rosie into the home she was so popular with our residents it made sense to see if we could look at other options with this. Rosie is … Read More

Court Regis maintains its place on the Eden UK Register

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Court Regis care home in Milton Regis, Sittingbourne, was reaccredited as an Eden alternative home on Wednesday 10th January 2018. Many of the staff, including the Home Manager, Emma Hodges and her Assistant Manager, Tracey Creasey, are certified Eden Associates.  The Eden Alternative is based on the core belief that ageing should be a continued stage of development and growth, … Read More

New Year Honours for Carolyn McVittie

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On 1st January 2018 Carolyn McVittie, received an MBE for her dedicated work managing Avante Care & Support’s young people and families support service Stepahead Support. Carolyn joined Avante Care & Support in 2001.  She started as a Keyworker at ‘Breakthrough’ managing a caseload of young people and families, supporting them to achieve positive outcomes in their lives. In 2004 … Read More