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  • Loxley Park Assisted Living Renee Bryan couple residents marriage registry wedding photograph
    Company News, Loxley Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Our Lives of Vets & Pets

    May’s issue of Grapevine includes an interview with retired veterinary surgeon Bryan Martin and his wife and Renee, two of our most recent residents at Loxley Park. Bryan and Renee came to Sheffield in 1958 when Bryan went into partnership with vet Charles Hallam and became a senior partner in the Hallam & Martin Veterinary Centre on…

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    Welcome Home Magazine Issue 9

    Welcome to the Spring 2019 edition of Welcome Home, Avery Healthcare’s in-house magazine for all of our residents, staff, their families and friends and for everyone involved with our leading care homes and independent living residencies nationwide. All of our homes work hard to celebrate the lives of our residents and to connect them with their past through Life Stories and our sector-leading ReConnect…

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  • Home of the Quarter Hawthorns Aldridge resident shop
    Company News, The Hawthorns Aldridge, Aldridge, West Midlands

    Hawthorns Care Home, Aldridge – Our Home of the Quarter

    Hawthorns Care Home in Aldridge, West Midlands, is passionate about utilising every inch of space in their fabulous home. Under new Home Manager, Kate Gilligan, the home is blossoming this spring with fresh new initiatives, including a resident-led shop, a new volunteering programme and revitalising their rooftop garden. With so much going on, it’s no surprise as to why they have been…

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  • Career transition carer deputy home manager featured
    Company News

    Career Transition

    Transitioning from one role to another requires the development of new skills and capabilities in a short timespan to meet new or increased responsibilities. Avery’s ethos is to actively encourage all its employees to grow their abilities to take on new roles as part of their continuous professional development, supported by comprehensive training programmes, experienced mentors, qualified trainers…

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  • How we connect with Facebook featured
    Company News

    How We Connect with Facebook

    Whether it is family and friends, local organisations or potential customers, we love to use our online channels to connect with our various communities. Social media platforms are, as the title suggests, social; sharing thoughts, feelings and stories online is incredibly important, but the best posts online inspire an emotional reaction and promote a two-way conversation that connects people. Facebook is also…

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    Flipping Great!

    There are great events and dates that all our homes love to celebrate, and they all come up with different and creative Facebook posts to show how they got involved with their residents. A recent example of this was Pancake Day, where our homes made pancake posts in their shroves. Although it crêped up on us quickly, here are…

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    Volunteering at Avery

    Volunteering and giving service is a great British tradition and at Avery we are privileged to have almost 100 Attend volunteers who share their time and talents with residents in our homes. We work closely with Attend, a long-established UK charity that represents over 29,000 volunteers who give their time in health and social care. Attend volunteers receive a high standard…

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  • A La Carte culinary food caribbean catering
    Company News

    Á La Carte!

    Avery Healthcare takes pride in how we support different cultures in our homes, an example being in how we prepare our foods and adapt our menus to meet the cultural needs of specific resident groups, whether they are Afro-Caribbean, Indian, Middle-Eastern or Southern European. We also acknowledge the dietary requirements of different religious groups, such as Hindus, Jews…

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    Going Dutch

    We recently travelled to the Netherlands to experience two care facilities with a very different way of supporting people with dementia. Accompanied by Rachel Bisiker, Project Manager for Estates in Avery, we braved the bright but very cold weather to visit two leading and world-class care locations. De Hogeweyk and Vivium Torendael are known as Dementia Villages where people with moderate…

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