New Outlooks

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New Outlooks is a care and support service run by Avante Care & Support, which provides support for adults with learning difficulties to live independent lives. Robert Shufflebotham has been a client of New Outlooks for over 10 years, and seven months ago was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Tracy Moss (Keyworker) and the New Outlooks team invited me along … Read More

Assistant Home Manager Retires

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Sue Smedley, Assistant Home Manager at Puddingstone Grange, retires after 20 years’ service at Avante Care & Support. Sue started as a domestic and has worked her way up through a number of posts across Avante Care & Supports homes to a Care Assistant followed by Assistant Manager. Sue has many fond memories of the residents and staff she has worked with … Read More

New Home Manager at Puddingstone Grange

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Avante Care & Support welcomes Allison Purkiss as new Home Manager at Puddingstone Grange Care Home, Greenwich. Avante Care & Support, a leading provider of high quality care homes in Kent and South East London, has announced the recent appointment of Allison Purkiss as Care Home Manager at Puddingstone Grange, Greenwich. Allison, who took up her new role at the end of … Read More

Incredible Me

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Incredible Me is a pilot programme delivered over 10 sessions which has been specifically developed by Young Healthy Minds in collaboration with the NHS and the Incredible Years parenting team for children aged 4-11 with a pre and post-diagnosis of ASD and/or ADHD, as well as those children who are unable to manage their behaviour generally in a safe way. … Read More

Home carer – Bonnie Huntley

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Home carer – Bonnie Huntley ‘I’ve laughed with people and I’ve cried with them, it’s like every job it has its highs and lows, but I have certainly had more highs than I have had lows and have some fantastic memories of some wonderful people I have cared for’. Bonnie Huntley, Home carer. You only have to switch on the … Read More

Willows Day Care Centre

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Twiddle blankets for active hands at the Willows Day Care Centre. Family members from the Willows Day Care Centre have been busy making twiddle blankets for the clients that use the centre. The blankets are knitted with different types of wool and material and accessorised with zips, buttons, bells and ribbons for the Willows clients to twiddle and hold, most … Read More

Avante Care and Support make ‘Time for a Cuppa’

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Staff from Avante Care and Support made ‘Time for a Cuppa’ on Friday 6th March, to raise precious funds to support the much needed Admiral Nurses across the UK. Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who provide families with an understanding of dementia and give them the tools and skills to deal with challenges effectively, whilst also providing psychological support to help … Read More

Inform February Newsletter

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Collaborative working with the East Kent NHS Trust “During February we have commenced our first pilot with the NHS for step down beds at our care home, Bridge Haven.  This is a high profile opportunity for Avante Care & Support given the acute pressures felt by hospitals at the present time.  In offering 10 placements these will be for people ready … Read More

St David’s Day at Bridge Haven

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A Welsh celebration at Bridge Haven care home, Bridge, near Canterbury. On Tuesday 17th February residents at Bridge Haven gathered with the Activity Coordinators, to plan how they would like to celebrate St David’s day on the 1st March. It was decided the celebrations were to be held in the residents very own ‘Snug’ pub which has become a popular hot … Read More

Wonderful care received at Court Regis

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‘We would like to acknowledge the wonderful care my uncle received at Court Regis care home, Sittingbourne’. To find out more about Court Regis Care Home please call us on 01795 423485  or email enquiry@avantecare.org.uk. We look forward to hearing from you and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.