Court Regis maintains its place on the Eden UK Register

AvantecareCare & Support, Court Regis Care Home

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

Parkview receives Eden Alternative accreditation

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Parkview care home in the London Borough of Bexley, have recently renewed their commitment to implementing the Eden Alternative philosophy. The home has been presented with an ‘Eden Tree’ plaque and certificate in recognition of being included on the Eden Alternative UK Register of Homes.    The Eden Alternative is based on the core belief that ageing should be a … Read More

New Chair of Trustees

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Avante Care & Support is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Jackie Churchward-Cardiff, as its new Chair of Trustees. Jackie succeeds Peter Smallridge CBE at the Kent based regional charity that provides care and support to over 1,000 people through its dementia care homes and Home Care & Support service. Jackie has extensive experience of healthcare in both the … Read More

Court Regis Care Home raise over £800

AvantecareCourt Regis Care Home

On Saturday 2nd December the seasonal festivities started at Court Regis Care Home with residents, family members and staff, joining together and supporting the homes annual Christmas fete.        The annual fete has been held at the home for over 5 years and every year it has gained more and more momentum, support and interest. The weeks leading up to … Read More

Parkview ‘Staycation’

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Residents at Parkview Care Home in Bexleyheath have recently enjoyed a two week summer holiday without the need to pack a suitcase or board a plane, the holiday was brought to them. Saturday 12th August saw the start of the summer ‘staycation’ where Activities Coordinator Jo Thompson had arranged for areas of the home to be converted into a beach … Read More

Christmas Cake Competition at Amherst Court

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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

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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