A Big Thank You

AvantecareThe Willows Day Care

Braving the wet and windy weather Lisa Kelynack set off on Sunday 17th September to take part in a sponsored walk raising valuable funds for the Willow day care centre. The walk started from the Willow day care centre to the Ypres Tavern in Sittingbourne and back. The Willow day care centre is a popular day care centre specialising in … Read More

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

New Home Manager at Pilgrims View Care Home

AvantecarePilgrims View Care Home

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Avante Care & Support has recently appointed John Ogbe as the new Home Manager at their care home in Snodland, Pilgrims View. The 41 bedded care home specialises in dementia care and is located in the picturesque village of Snodland. The home has four suites and light and airy bedrooms decorated individually to provide comfort and independence, with colour schemes … 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

Gardening at Parkview Care Home

AvantecareParkview 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

World Challenge Expedition

AvantecareAll care homes, Puddingstone Grange Care Home

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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