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  • Lavender Lodge, Farnborough, Hampshire

    Lavender Lodge Celebrates CQC Result

    Lavender Lodge Care Home in Farnborough has scored ‘Good Overall’ with an ‘Outstanding’ in the Well-Led category by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) at a recent unannounced inspection. The CQC grades the services delivered in care homes in five categories (Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsive and Well-led) and adjudged that Lavender Lodge and its staff scored…

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  • Alder House, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

    The Voice of Dementia

    Alder House Care Home resident, Barbara Hawksworth, lives with dementia, but is very aware of her condition. A former teacher, Barbara is very articulate, aware that she is a changed person, but knows that she is not ill in the accepted physical sense. She wanted to share her perspective on living with dementia, and when…

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  • Clare Court, Birmingham, Birmingham

    Vintage Mannequin Challenge

    Age is no barrier to joining in the fun at Clare Court Care Home! Turn back the hands of time with our vintage inspired Mannequin Challenge, as our residents and staff have gone all the way back to 1928! Listen for the “Stop”, “Now Boogie Woogie!”. Our Mannequin Challenge is set to the ragtime sounds…

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  • Acer Court, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

    100-year-old Jean Becomes Facebook Queen

    Social media isn’t just for the younger generations, as residents and staff at Acer Court Care Home in Nottingham recently discovered. An innocent enough request for 100 Facebook likes on behalf of resident Jean Aram, in celebration of her 100th birthday, quickly became a viral sensation. Jean’s birthday managed to reach out to over 3…

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  • Cliftonville

    Resident Graham Horton Shares His RAF Stories

    Everyone has a story to tell and at Avery we think that the act of sharing these memories is an important aspect of anyone’s well-being, whether they are in a care setting or not. We actively encourage our residents to share in their memories with staff and we encourage staff to take the time out…

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  • Winners of the Christmas Cake Bake Off Competition 2016

    After the success from last year, we held our second ever Christmas Cake Competition here at Avery Healthcare. The competition ran across all 45  homes, showcasing the residents’ creative baking flare and teamwork. This year we received so many wonderful entries that we had to extend our awards to include a fourth and fifth place,…

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    Birchwood Grange

    Centenarians Tell Their Story

    Our very own Emilia from Birchwood Grange contributed to this small video project that Avery Healthcare were proud to support. The video captures the thoughts, and celebrates the lives of three centenarians. The video is both thoughtful and uplifting but dont take our word for it…watch it for yourself.  

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  • Avery Wins Residential Care Provider of the Year in LaingBuisson Awards

    In a fantastic year of recognition for all of our staff in all of our homes, Avery has scooped a second prestigious award for 2016, and is Residential Care Provider of the Year in the November LaingBuisson Awards. LaingBuisson is the leading healthcare market intelligence provider, having served clients for over 30 years with insights,…

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    Avery Healthcare Raise Over £6,000 For Macmillan

    Northampton-based care home operator Avery Healthcare Group were pleased to be able to present a cheque of over £6,600 to Macmillan Cancer Support after a major fundraising effort at the Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning on the 30th September. All of Avery’s 47 locations nationwide supported the event, and sold a huge number of cakes and…

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  • Priory Court, Stamford, Lincolnshire

    Celebrating Staff at Priory Court

    Here at Avery Healthcare we are always aware that our hardworking and compassionate staff provide an excellent level of care to our residents in every one of our homes. Sarah Longstaff, Senior Care Assistant at Priory Court Care Home, is no exception to this. Sarah has been at Priory Court for 15 years, proving herself…

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