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

Melody for Me at Bridge Haven

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Bridge Haven care home have recently been visited from students at the Simon Langton Grammar school in Canterbury to undertake a project called Melody for Me. The project involves students performing a wide range of music to residents, involving them in singing and activity games, whilst building important friendships and relationships. Melody for Me was born from research by a … Read More

Bringing generations together

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Sarah Canavan, Owner of Lingotot Bexley, is passionate about the benefits of language learning for all ages and has been excited to launch Lingotot Generations at Riverdale Court care home.   There has been a great deal of research looking into the benefits of language learning for both younger and older minds, including vast evidence which suggests that learning a new skill … Read More

Bringing the community to Northbourne Court

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Last week clients from The Willow Day Care Centre enjoyed an afternoon movie and a portion of fish and chips at the Criterion cinema at Bluetown, Sheerness. Clients at The Willow Day Care are always at the centre of decision making for day trips out to places of interest and an afternoon at the cinema has always been a popular … Read More

Happy Memories

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We often go to Sheerness seafront, a place where Wendy and her husband would often visit after a long day at work, a place where they would walk together along the seafront and just talk. Wendy now has dementia and since her diagnosis she finds it more difficult to interact with loved ones and friends. Wendy’s husband and I felt … Read More

Macmillan Cancer Support

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The Home Care and Support team invited their clients who they care for and support, their relatives and other local community members to join in the coffee morning. The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer. Last year alone the charity raised over £27 million. Event organiser Kayleigh Barker said, ‘Over 35 people joined … Read More

Support and companionship

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The Home care and support service provides a range of services which include support with shopping, walking the dog through to personal care and medication assistance. A recent cinema trip with a home carer and client is a perfect example of the support that can be provided at Avante Care & Support. Vera who uses the home care and support … Read More

Pilgrims View welcomes Executive Director of Filos Community Services

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As advocates of the Eden Alternative, Avante Care & Support was asked to meet with Dr Foo Executive Director of Filos Community Services, based in Singapore, to show how Implementation of the Eden Alternative is a powerful tool for improving the quality of life and quality of care for those living in care homes. Filos Community Services runs services for … Read More

Pilgrims View care home shortlisted for the Kent Care Awards

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Staff from Pilgrims View care home in Snodland, have recently been shortlisted for the 2018 Kent Care Awards. Three staff including Home Manager John Ogbe and Joan, a resident at Pilgrims View, spent the afternoon with a panel of judges at the Ashford International hotel on Thursday 21 June.

Bridging the generations

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On Wednesday 4 July Bridge Haven care home welcomed three little visitors from a local playschool. Magpies, a village community charity run playschool based in Boughton, Kent, took three of their children along to Bridge Haven care home to meet with residents and staff for the morning.