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  • Sandra and Eunice Featured
    Company News, South Lodge, Leicester

    Friendships in Care

    At Avery, we pride ourselves in celebrating the wonderful friends and companions made within our homes, and residents Sandra and Eunice at South Lodge Care Home, in Leicester, are just one example of this. Now, it’s more important than ever to remain positive, keeping active and socialising to rid the winter blues and loneliness. Sandra,…

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    Avery Talk Newsletter January Issue

    Welcome to the January edition of Avery Talk, our monthly round-up of all the latest goings-on at Avery. Highlights this month include success at the Vegetarian for Life Awards, the development of our new Cutlery-Free Dining guide, and the return of Big Event Days this year, supporting three fantastic charities: The Alzheimer’s Society, The Care…

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    Avery Healthcare Vaccine & Visiting Update

    The below details the latest update on vaccinations and visiting at Avery Healthcare with the national lockdown underway. We are very excited about the COVID-19 vaccine being rolled out in Avery care homes across the country, which will hopefully lend itself to getting some way back to a normal way of living. Due to the…

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  • The Care Home Show Featured
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    ‘Never a dull moment’: Sharon Winfield speaks with The Care Home Presenter, Simon Parker

    Avery Healthcare’s Chief Operating Officer, Sharon Winfield, recently spoke with Simon Parker, presenter of The Care Home Show, established in 2016 to deliver coaching services to the owners and leaders of care home businesses. During the interview, Sharon touches upon Avery’s foundation; it’s ‘challenging but exciting’ growth over the years and the importance of establishing…

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  • Droitwich Mews Featured
    Company News, Poets Mews, Clevedon

    Poets Mews Receives CQC Inspection Report

    Poets Mews Care Home, in Clevedon, has recently received an inspection report by the care home regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). During the inspection, the CQC found no breaches of regulation or concern, and when asked, residents said they were happy with their care and provided positive comments about the staff. Mathan Balasubramaniyan, Home…

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    Company News, South Lodge, Leicester, Leicestershire

    South Lodge Spreads Community Cheer with Christmas Activities

    The team at South Lodge Care Home have been busy keeping their Leicestershire community active this festive season by distributing Christmas activity countdown packs. Designed originally for residents of the home by Avery’s Head of Well-being and Activities, Zahid Kahn, the Christmas activity countdowns are jam-packed with festive fun activities, from arts and crafts, Christmas…

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  • Christmas Message From Sherrie Hewson Featured
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    Christmas Message from Sherrie Hewson

    Avery’s ambassador, Sherrie Hewson, has visited many of our homes and has enjoyed meeting many of our residents. Since she has been unable to visit this year, she has made a short video from her home to send her best wishes. Click to see what she had to say.

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    Avery Goes Christmas ‘Card-less’ for Charity

    Traditionally, Avery produces bespoke Christmas cards to send to relatives, professional contacts, and suppliers. For 2020, we have instead opted to make donations to several charities; Mind, Age UK, The Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia UK, and Friends of the Elderly. Like many others, these vitally essential charities have suffered financial challenges as a result of the…

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  • Well-being Featured
    Company News

    Zahid Khan on Beating the Winter Blues

    As head of Well-being for Avery Healthcare, my job is to support a programme of person-centred activities that nurtures every residents’ needs and preferences. I think I have one of the best, most rewarding roles. The coronavirus pandemic has posed a great challenge for all of us this year, particularly so for residents in care…

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  • Topaz Machine Featured
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    Avery Care Homes Equipped with Topaz Machines

    We are pleased to share the news that all Avery homes are now equipped with Topaz Machines ready for when we can allow visiting into the homes. The system hosts two units, one larger which dispenses hand sanitiser to visitors upon arrival and exit; it also provides an important messaging display screen to advise visitors…

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