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

Celebrity TV Chef Rosemary Shrager judges ‘Bake Off’ at Court Regis Care Home

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‘Nutrition and Hydration Week’ took place last week and to support this staff from Avante Care and Support care homes from around Kent took part in a ‘Bake Off’ competition with Celebrity Chef Rosemary Shrager judging the event. Avante Partnership, along with many other care providers across England held afternoon tea parties to help raise awareness for the importance of … Read More

Local care home Chef shortlisted for National care cook competition

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A Chef from a local Kent care home ‘Court Regis’ in Sittingbourne, has been shortlisted to go through to a South East Region Cook off, for the ‘National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Care Cook Competition 2014’. Avante became members of the NACC last March having seen the publicity for Care Cook of the Year and thinking how great it … Read More

Avante Newsletter Winter Spring 2014

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Avante News Winter Spring 2014 Avante Partnership’s latest Newsletter offering the latest stories and events throughout our organsiation, including Avante Care & Support, Avante Community Support and Stepahead Support. [issuupress tag=”” viewer=”mini” titlebar=”false” vmode=”” ctitle=”Pick a PDF file to read” height=”240″ bgcolor=”FFFFFF”]

The Avante Choir

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Do you feel a bit flat after the Christmas period? Looking for something new and exciting to be part of? Avante Partnership is creating its very own choir for 2014 and we would like you to join in. You’ll be attending friendly, social, weekly rehearsals singing popular music run by local Choir leader, Sarah Devlin. This is a fun activity … Read More

Emily Celebrates her 100th Birthday

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Riverdale Court care home

It’s 100 years and counting for Emily Christmas, who is a resident at Avante’s Care and Support care home, “Riverdale Court” in Welling.  Born on the 4th of January 1914, Emily has lived through two World Wars and seen four Monarchs on the Throne. Emily was born in Bethnal Green and whilst watching ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ the … Read More

A Personal Perspective

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With our Avante care services meeting the challenge to care for older people with Dementia type conditions in our care homes, it’s nice to hear a relative perspective on how good care practice is being delivered at one of our care homes, Bridge Haven in Bridge, a village just outside Canterbury. “I think everyone who has watched as dementia takes … Read More

Read All About It!

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Pilgrims View care (4)

At Avante Care and Support we believe all our residents are special and each one often has an interesting story to tell.  This was exactly the case when staff at Pilgrims View, Snodland were surprised to find one of their residents, Anne Bentley had written a book which had been published! Over 30 years ago, Anne (nee Olsen) was living … Read More

Amherst Court Trip to London RAF Museum

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Residents from Amherst Court care home, Chatham, were recently taken on a nostalgic outing to the RAF Museum in London. The four gentlemen, Donald, Dudley, Geoffrey and Ken, were escorted on the trip by Dawn Christopher, Activities Co-ordinator, they all thoroughly enjoyed the day out, which included getting up close to many historic and ground-breaking aircraft. Ken had previously worked … Read More