Weybourne included on the Eden Registry

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The Eden Alternative is a philosophy of care based on the core belief that ageing should be a continued stage of development and growth, rather than a period of decline.   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 … Read More

Northbourne Court included on the Eden Registry

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The Eden Alternative is a philosophy of care based on the core belief that ageing should be a continued stage of development and growth, rather than a period of decline.   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 … Read More

All care homes Eden Accredited

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The Eden Alternative is a philosophy of care based on the core belief that ageing should be a continued stage of development and growth, rather than a period of decline.   Northbourne Court in Sidcup and Weybourne in Abbey Wood both received their Eden Accreditation last week joining Avante’s seven other homes on the Eden Register. The Accreditation is recognition that … Read More

Amherst Court’s 50 mile sponsored walk

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Ashley Haydon, Home Manager at Amherst Court said, ‘The Saxon Shore Way is a long distance path that traces the South East coast as it was in Roman times. It starts in Gravesend and finishes 163 miles later in Hastings. We have chosen the route as it passes through many areas of significance for our residents, most of whom have … Read More

Your Care Rating 2019

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The results, launched 25th March 2019, show Puddingstone Grange home was given an Overall Performance Rating (OPR) score of 937 out of 1,000 by residents, which is excellent in comparison to the national averages of 882 for residents, and last year’s score of 897. The home also achieved a score of 900 by their family members and friends, exceeding the … Read More

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.