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

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.

The Annual Christmas Charity Raffle 2018

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On Monday 17th December, Avante Care & Support Head Office Staff at De Gelsey House, Faversham, held their annual Christmas Charity Raffle, with all proceeds raised going towards the Avante Care & Support charitable fund.

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

A trip to the flicks for The Willow Day Care Centre

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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

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.

Weybourne Care Home Celebrate

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Weybourne care home, located in Abbey Wood, has recently completed a refurbishment which has transformed interior and exterior areas of the home. The interior of the home has been modernised creating a fresh, bright and welcoming environment for residents and families to enjoy. The exterior has undergone a complete remodelling which has seen the old 1960’s flat roof replaced by … Read More