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

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

Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

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The event was held by “The Not Forgotten Association” (NFA) for ex-servicemen and women and was attended by HRH The Duke of York and his daughters, Princess Beatrice of York and Princess Eugenie of York, who chatted to so many guests, delighting them with their keen interest. The charity’s first Royal Patron, HRH The Princess Mary, established the tradition of … 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

Going Down Under

AvantecareCourt Regis Care Home

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Court Regis Residents took the time to write about themselves including their interests, their background and information on their families. They then gathered the postcards with Tina to be posted out. Tina wrote a short synopsis on each resident for staff at Palm Lake care home so they could share the postcards to other like-minded people and enjoy reading up … 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

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

AvantecareAmherst Court Care Home, Care & Support, Northbourne Court Care Home

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Staff at Northbourne Court celebrated St Patricks day in style with many residents dressing up whilst others made Irish flags for waving, during the Irish music that played throughout the day at the 120 bedded dementia care home in Sidcup. The day was incorporated with Nutrition and Hydration week with entertainment by Andrew Charalambous who sang a variety of Irish … Read More