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.
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
‘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
On Wednesday 30th May Avante Care & Support proudly presented the Big Fun Day at Faversham Recreation Ground, welcoming over 1500 visitors that attended throughout the day. The Big Fun Day was made up of various stalls that included Sweet Nostalgia Fudge, GKR Karate, Two Little Bears, Kesson Physiotherapy, Edible Cultures, ‘Toddy and Jo’ and many more.
On Thursday 11th January Amherst Court care home in Chatham was reaccredited as an Eden Alternative home. The Manager at the home is an Eden Associate and the Care Manager has been an Eden Associate for over nine years. The Eden Alternative is based on the core belief that ageing should be a continued stage of development and growth, … Read More
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
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
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
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
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