Bev Farren – Home Care and Support carer

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‘I have three children, now all grown up, but I’ve always chosen work that fits around my family so that I am able to balance being a mum as well as being able to work,’ said Bev. Bev had often seen carers in and around Bexley wearing Avante Care & Support uniforms. Then, she noticed an advert in the local … Read More

Do you understand Power of Attorney?

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We are hosting an open evening at Court Regis care home on 23rd October 4.30PM – 6.30PM. There will be an advisor who will go through all you need to know on Lasting Power of Attorney and to answer any questions you may have. Our team of care experts will also be there to answer any questions you may have … 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

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 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.

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