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    All Aboard The Rivermere Express

    Although some travel restrictions may still in place for the rest of the world, they have certainly been lifted for the residents at Rivermere as they embarked on their very own trip aboard the Rivermere Express. At the end of April, the in-house automotive pulled into the home to begin its ‘journey’, encouraging the residents…

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    Getting Out and About Again

    In line with government guidelines, local day trips are now back on the cards, and we couldn’t be more pleased to see our residents getting out and about again, exploring their local areas. At Dukes Court, the mystery bus tour made its welcome return, and the lucky residents ventured to the beautiful Castle Ashby Estate.…

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    Avery Talk Newsletter June Issue

    Welcome to the June issue of our newsletter, Avery Talk. In this edition, our homes have been getting busy out in the gardens again, preparing for our Avery in Bloom competition and even celebrating National Bee Day. Sir Captain Moore’s ‘100’ challenge saw many of our staff and residents involved in some creative challenges, including…

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    Dementia Action Week – Day 5: Podcasts

    On Day 5 of Dementia Action Week, we hear from Jo Crossland, Avery’s Head of Dementia Care, in a series of podcasts documenting dementia awareness, covering topics such as personal care, the enriched model of care and supporting residents living with dementia. Click the links below to discover more…        

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    Dementia Action Week – Day 4: Dementia Awareness Webinar

    Join Jo Crossland, Avery’s subject matter expert and Head of Dementia Care to discuss the different forms of dementia, facts and myths and how to support people living with dementia to live life well. Please register for the free Avery Healthcare Dementia Awareness in Support of Dementia Action Week on May 20, 2021, 7:00 PM…

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    Dementia Action Week – Day 3: Cutlery-free Dining

    For Dementia Action Week Day 3, we recognise the importance of treating people living with dementia with dignity and respect in every aspect of their lives, with mealtimes being no exception. Launched at the beginning of the year, Avery Healthcare’s cutlery-free dining initiative makes mealtimes inclusive for all. Working in collaboration with Premier Foods, our…

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    Dementia Action Week – Day 2: ReConnect and Dementia Care

    Our ReConnect Programme is an overarching philosophy of care for residents living with dementia of all types. It is a commitment to serve the needs of every individual within our care. It defines our approach to the care we deliver, our training and recruitment, which serves as a tool to measure our performance in helping…

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    Dementia Action Week – Day 1: Dementia Awareness Webinar

    For Dementia Action Week – Day 1 – join Jo Crossland, Avery’s subject matter expert and Head of Dementia Care to discuss the different forms of dementia, facts and myths and how to support people living with dementia to live life well. Please register for the free Avery Healthcare Dementia Awareness in Support of Dementia…

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    Avery Healthcare Prepares for Dementia Action Week 2021

    Led by The Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Awareness Week, a national event that sees the public coming together to take action to improve the lives of people living with dementia, takes place on 17th – 23rd May 2021. This year, Avery Healthcare is getting involved in a number of ways to help promote good practice in…

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    Avery Healthcare Celebrates International Nurses’ Day

    May 12th marked International Nurses’ Day, a day in which we globally recognise and celebrate the contributions nurses make to society. The ICN – International Council of Nurses (ICN) commemorates this important day each year by choosing a theme to mark the occasion. This year’s theme is A Voice to Lead with the sub-theme: A…

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    Virtually Connecting Our Homes

    Socialising is such an important part of our lives and supports mental health. Our staff have done a fantastic job adapting to the current times and continuing to keep our residents connected, whether virtually or within bubbles. The introduction of video calls has enabled our homes to maintain their friendships with one another. Coming together…

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    Avery Talk Newsletter May Issue

    Welcome to the May edition of Avery Talk, our monthly round-up of all the latest goings-on at Avery. It has been a busy month for our homes, with lots to celebrate, including the Grand National, St. George’s Day and The Queen’s 95th birthday, which meant many of our residents could get back outside to celebrate.…

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