Bridge Haven included on the Eden Registry

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The evaluation went well with staff demonstrating how they are working to the principles of Eden Alternative through their care delivery. The assessor commented on what she was impressed with and spoke with staff, residents and visitors during her visit to fully assess everyone’s views on embedding the Eden Philosophy within the home. Staff were positive about starting their Eden … Read More

Supporting Norah’s independence

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Before moving into the home Norah was already familiar with Riverdale Court as her husband had moved in two years previously. Norah would travel to the home every day to visit him – nothing would come between Norah and her visits, although it could take up a large part of her day.  Norah is an independent lady for whom age … Read More

Riverdale Court celebrate Chinese New Year

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Staff and residents at Riverdale Court joined together last Tuesday to celebrate the New Year with a day packed full of Chinese themed activities including music, craft decorations such as lantern and dragon making not to mention the vast array of Chinese cuisine on offer for residents to sample. Other activities included Chinese horoscope and practising Chinese calligraphy. Nicolas Kee Mew, … Read More

Big Fun days with Bell Decorating Group

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Since May the support from Bell Decorating Group has continued and they have had a busy year working with residents across Avante Care & Supports care homes and developing great customer relationships with staff.   Bell Decorating Group’s Community Engagement Coordinator Victoria along with one of Avante Care & Supports care home Activity Co-ordinators Emma, worked together during 2018 to deliver … Read More

Songs of Praise visit Sheppey

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On Sunday 13 January Songs of Praise, presented by Aled Jones, will be featuring their recent visit to the Isle of Sheppey where they visited the Oasis Academy Dementia café. The 47-year-old, famous for singing Walking in the Air as a teenage chorister, spent a day on the Isle of Sheppey with a TV crew from the BBC. For the episode, due to air on the 13 January, Aled visited Blue Town’s Criterion Theatre and Heritage Centre and the Oasis Academy’s award-winning dementia café.

Communities where everyone has a vibrant and fulfilling life

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Riverdale Court care home in Welling provides care and support for those living with dementia. The home has a welcoming atmosphere where residents enjoy activities, go on outings and make friends with other residents and staff. At the heart of Riverdale Court is their Philosophy of Care, the Eden Alternative, where staff encourage social interaction, engagement, and work towards the eradication of loneliness, helplessness and boredom.

The Annual Christmas Charity Raffle 2018

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On Monday 17th December, Avante Care & Support Head Office Staff at De Gelsey House, Faversham, held their annual Christmas Charity Raffle, with all proceeds raised going towards the Avante Care & Support charitable fund.

Impact Report 2018

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Welcome to our Impact Report. This year we have made great progress in making this Vision a reality for the people we care for across our care homes and home care services.

Bev Farren – Home Care and Support carer

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‘I have three children, now all grown up, but I’ve always chosen work that fits around my family so that I am able to balance being a mum as well as being able to work,’ said Bev. Bev had often seen carers in and around Bexley wearing Avante Care & Support uniforms. Then, she noticed an advert in the local … Read More

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