A serenade with a difference at Amherst Court

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A serenade with a difference at Amherst Court With care homes now under isolation for the safety of the residents and staff, with non-essential visits stopped and social distancing in place, it has been a time for rethinking how care homes ensure residents are still entertained and interacting with each other. Staff at Amherst Court care home in Chatham have … Read More

Avante and the UK Coronavirus outbreak

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Avante and the UK Coronavirus outbreak We are aware of the range of concerns relatives will have about Coronavirus and the measures we are taking to minimise the risks to your loved ones. With immediate effect we are restricting the care homes to essential visitors only; this means relatives will not be able to visit unless there is a special … Read More

Amherst Court residents visit Dancing on Ice

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Amherst Court residents visit Dancing on Ice During September last year, residents from Amherst Court care home were taken to the local ice rink to skate away the morning. Dynamic and forward thinking Home Manager, Ashley Haydon, had arranged the spontaneous visit following a comment made from resident Doris, who told Ashley, she had never ice skated before. And so, … Read More

Chaucer House moves forward with Avante Care & Support

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Chaucer House moves forward with Avante Care & Support Avante Care & Support is delighted to announce the addition of Chaucer House, a stunning care home in Canterbury, to its care home portfolio. The modern purpose built nursing and dementia care home located on Littlebourne Road in Canterbury was acquired on 9 March and becomes the 10th home in the … Read More

Thank you Riverdale Court Care Home

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Thank you Riverdale Court Care Home The Care Quality Commission recently rated Riverdale Court as ‘Outstanding’ in well-led and the family of one resident from Riverdale Court who have experienced the home’s outstanding leadership wanted to share what a care home can offer and the support they have received. “We were keen to make Mums room as lovely as possible … Read More

Amherst Court Care Home taking reminiscence to new heights

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Residents have enjoyed a number of trips over the River Thames as some have visited, lived or worked in London previously and have been able to see where they used to live or work. Others just love looking at the views of London. Residents and staff are able to point out historical landmarks, buildings and places of interest which have … Read More

Puddingstone Grange retains Good CQC rating

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Located in Plumstead, Puddingstone Grange care home provides care and support for older people and those living with dementia or requiring nursing care. The Care Quality Commission inspectors rated the home ‘Good’ across all five key areas of inspection which assess whether the service is safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led. The published report was based on an unannounced inspection … Read More

Riverdale Court celebrate Chinese New Year

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Activities on the day included a Tai-Chi session with May from Studio Kowloon who is an award winning performer of the famous Chinese martial art. May demonstrated Tai-Chi to residents and staff which is known for defence training as well as for its health benefits and meditation. There was a great deal of interest generated with many residents taking part … Read More

New café at Northbourne Court

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Wednesday 4 December saw the official opening of the new café at Northbourne Court care home. The home welcomed a number of guests alongside residents and family members to celebrate the café opening.  Guests included newly elected local MP James Brokenshire and the contractors who were involved in repositioning the café from the first floor to the ground floor reception … Read More

Season of Goodwill

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It’s been the season of goodwill for staff at Avante Care & Support’s Head Office in Faversham. Generous and kind staff chose to donate items to the Faversham Food Bank this year rather than buying a secret Santa gift for each other. Jacqui Morris, Director of Quality said, ‘Colleagues suggested that we do something different this year rather than buy … Read More