Court Regis coffee morning

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Court Regis have sent us some wonderful photos from their Coffee Morning that took place on the 6th June. Fleur, Activities Coordinator, said, ‘We had Gordon Henderson, MP, come and view the Home and have a coffee with us as part of our Dementia Awareness, as unfortunately, he was unable to visit during the actual Dementia Awareness Week. He was … Read More

Medway Council award funding to Stepahead Support

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Stepahead Support has recently been awarded funding by Medway Council to deliver housing support for young people aged 16 – 25 years who are in supported accommodation. Stepahead will support Medway’s vision for Housing Support “To improve the quality of life of vulnerable socially excluded people living in the borough through the delivery of preventative housing support services and to … Read More

Barclays staff ‘muck in’ at local care home garden

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Amherst Court in Chatham, held the opening of their Sensory Garden last Friday and 15 volunteers from the local Barclays Bank branch helped to create the ‘community’ project. The idea of the garden being to make a space where residents could sit and have a variety of things to look at, as well as triggering other senses like smell with … Read More

Barclays Bank staff help support Amherst Court care home

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This Friday, 16th May, sees volunteers from Barclays Bank roll up their shirt sleeves and help in the gardens of Amherst Court care home in Chatham, Kent. This specialist home for Dementia-related conditions, part of Avante Care and Support, has been working for some time towards this project.  So they are delighted to welcome 16 members of staff from Barclays Bank to … Read More

Avante Community Support chosen as a preferred partner for Kent County Council

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Avante Community Support is successful in Kent County Council’s recent tender for Home Care Services. Avante Partnership is delighted with this news as we are passionate and committed to delivering person centred care, recognising that everyone is unique and will have different needs and requirements.  Our Home Care services provide compassionate personal care and support services for people living within … Read More

KCC award Stepahead Support funding to local ‘Youth Projects’

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KCC award funding to Stepahead Support for local ‘Youth Projects’. Stepahead Support has recently been awarded funding by KCC to deliver youth projects in rural areas of Shepway, Maidstone and Thanet for 2 years. Activities will be provided for 11 to 19 years olds that meet the Youth Work Principles including personal development, relationship building, resilience building, overcoming personal challenges, peer integration, challenging … Read More

24 Peaks in 24 Hours

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Dementia UK & Avante Partnership – Fundraising Event 13th June – 15th June 2014 24 Peaks in 24 Hours! with Richard Macintyre This exciting challenge I am undertaking in June 2014 will have me trekking up and down 24 peaks in the Lake District in a mere 24 hours. The Lake District is home to some of the most rugged … Read More

Appointment of Interim Managing Director

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Avante Partnership has appointed Mark Lloyd, as the interim Managing Director of Avante Partnership following the recent departure of our former Chief Executive Cedric Frederick. Peter Smallridge, Chairman of the Board of Avante, comments:- “We are delighted Mark has accepted this opportunity to lead Avante given his wealth of senior management experience in social care.   Mark who recently joined Avante … Read More

Chief Executive leaves to explore new opportunities and challenges

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“Peter Smallridge, Chairman of Avante Partnership says that the organisation is making changes to its management and governance as it strives to address the key issues facing the care industry in Kent and in London. Cedric Frederick, the Chief Executive, is leaving to explore new opportunities to further his career and Avante will now take the opportunity to restructure its … Read More

Local care homes scores highly in national survey of residents

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The nationwide survey, called Your Care Rating, is designed to give residents a voice, putting their care at the heart of understanding more about how well care homes perform. The Your Care Rating survey results are also a vital tool for families when they are choosing a care home for a loved one, giving them direct feedback on the views … Read More