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  • Company News

    Department of Health Visits Grove Park and Birchwood Grange

    The Department of Health (DoH) continues to seek insights into health and social care services and recently visited two Avery Healthcare homes as part of their Connecting Programme research. The Connecting Programme was launched in 2014 to provide the Department’s staff with on-going perspectives into working in health and social care, to improve their understanding…

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  • Avon Valley Grand Opening with Sherrie Hewson
    Company News, Avon Valley, Bristol, Bristol

    Avon Valley Officially Opens its Doors!

    On the 15th October, staff, residents and friends of Avon Valley Care Home in Bristol gathered together to celebrate our Grand Opening. Avery Healthcare Director Ian Matthews and Chief Operating Officer Sharon Winfield attended the event, as well as Avery Ambassador, stage and TV actress Sherrie Hewson. Our special guests were shown around our magnificent…

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  • Avery Park Care Home in Kettering scheduled to open in Autumn 2020
    Company News, Avery Park, Kettering, Northamptonshire

    Avery Park on Schedule to Open in 2020

    The former site of Satra House on Rockingham Road, Kettering, has been demolished in preparation for Avery Healthcare’s new three-building care and retirement village. Avery Park Care Community will occupy the land previously owned by SATRA, an international product research, testing and supply chain quality provider. SATRA moved to the Kettering site in 1940 after…

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  • Derby Heights retain double CAP Award
    Company News, Derby Heights, Derby, Derbyshire

    Derby Heights at the double!

    We are delighted to announce that, in collaboration with the Continuous Advancement Programme (CAP) Awards, Derby Heights Care Home in Littleover, Derby has received a Double Gold Award, for both Catering and Housekeeping for a second consecutive year! Simon Lawrence, Group Culinary Manager at Avery Healthcare who operate Derby Heights, has supported the team at the home…

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  • Avery raise £10,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support
    Company News

    Avery Healthcare raise £10,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support!

    We are incredibly proud to announce that on Friday 27th September, all of our 56 Avery homes, four Hawthorns Retirement Communities and our Group Support Centre fundraised for Macmillan Cancer Support by hosting their own coffee mornings, and together have raised £10,000! Even though we have constantly increased our fundraising efforts for Macmillan (in 2016…

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  • Simon Lawrence and team at Veg For Life Finals
    Company News

    Two wins for Avery at the Vegetarians for Life Awards

    Avery Healthcare is delighted to announce that three of its chefs have recently been recognised for their hard work in the 2019 Finals for the Excellence in Vegetarian Care Catering. The finals were held at the Houses of Parliament on 17th October. The purpose of the Vegetarians for Life awards ceremony is to celebrate excellence…

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  • Acacia Lodge staff and residents celebrate CQC Outstanding
    Company News

    Twice As Outstanding!

    Avery Healthcare Group is truly delighted to announce their first two ‘Outstanding’ assessments from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for its Acacia Lodge Care Home in Manchester and its Ashurst Mews Care Home in Northampton. Acacia Lodge was the first home in the Avery portfolio to achieve the Outstanding Overall rating from the CQC; their…

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  • In the Pink and Purple
    Company News

    In the Pink and Purple!

    Singing, chatter and giggles are always found in our care homes, especially when our Well-being Teams are involved. Dressed in their iconic bright pink or purple uniforms, our enthusiastic Well-being and Activity Co-ordinators (W&As) do an incredible job of ensuring our residents’ happiness. We caught up with some of our dedicated W&As to find out more about what they do. Back to School W&A…

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    Company News

    Welcome Home Magazine Issue 11

    Welcome to this landmark edition of Avery’s Welcome Home magazine. As you will have seen on the front cover, this issue recognises and celebrates our first home to be rated as overall Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Many congratulations to Joanna Roberts and her team for such a fantastic result at Acacia Lodge in Manchester! The CQC has been busy visiting many of…

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