Falls awareness week at Amherst Court

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Amherst Court care home in Chatham, Kent, owned and operated by Avante Care and Support, has hosted its own falls awareness week to educate and raise awareness of the impact of falling and how to reduce falls. Falls can take a serious toll on an older person’s quality of life and independence. Staff at Amherst Court hosted a falls awareness … Read More

Our Philosophy of Care – the Eden Alternative

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Our Philosophy of Care is the Eden Alternative which is based on the core belief that ageing should be a continued stage of development and growth, rather than a period of decline. Studies show that implementation of the Eden Alternative is a powerful tool for improving quality of life and quality of care for those living in care homes. Also, … Read More

Making wishes come true at Northbourne Court

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One example is resident Bridget who is such an animal lover that she wished for a cuddle with different fluffy animals. Staff at the home set off straight away to fulfil the wish by contacting an animal company called ‘Wild Science’ and asked whether they could help make it happen. That very afternoon Bridget and other residents were given an … Read More

We all feel like we’ve got our mum back

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Amherst Court care home owned and managed by Avante Care & Support based in Chatham, Kent, is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. Amherst Court has become a hub of activity and engagement with the residents all lead by the forward thinking staff team. Residents are encouraged to thrive as best they can whilst living at Amherst Court and … Read More

Congratulations Riverdale Court

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Riverdale Court care home in Welling, has been recognised and awarded at the London Borough of Bexley’s Caring at its Best Awards. The award is for recognition of commitment and dedication to care and support of vulnerable adults in Bexley. The award ceremony took place on Friday where staff from Riverdale Court were presented with the prestigious award. Riverdale Court … Read More

Happy Holidays with Amherst Court

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Amherst Court care home based in Chatham, Kent, is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. Amherst Court has become a hub of activity and engagement with the residents all lead by the forward thinking staff team. Recently residents Julia, Paul, Edna and Brian were supported by staff to take a four day holiday to Leysdown, Sheerness at Warden Springs … Read More

The Sparkle Awards 2019

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Avante Care & Support, a not-for profit care organisation, hosted their first Sparkle award ceremony celebrating, recognising and rewarding the excellent work that goes on across Avante.   There were 16 award categories including Registered Manager, Volunteer, Home Carer and Ancillary awards. The ceremony took place at the Marriott Hotel in Bexleyheath with over 140 staff members, Trustees and residents … Read More

Team Avante take on the 10k challenge

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On Sunday 22 September hundreds of keen runners flocked to the Abbey School in Faversham to take part in the annual 10k charity run, raising valuable funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. The Faversham 10k route is set in the picturesque countryside and is the perfect event for runners of all abilities.  Team Avante were fantastic with all members of … Read More

Rail Rempod at Riverdale Court

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Home Manager, Nicolas Kee Mew commented, “We were thrilled James could join us for the official opening of our rail carriage. We have had our eye on the Rempod for some time as we have many residents at Riverdale Court who used to commute to work by train. We felt that a rail carriage would be a great way to … Read More