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  • Avery Healthcare; Advanced Senior Carers Programme; 2017; awards; celebrating staff; staff training; recruitment; staff development;

    Success all round for Avery Healthcare Employees

    May 2017 saw the latest dedicated Avery Healthcare employees graduating with flying colours from the Advanced Senior Carers Programme. Our talented employees walked away with certificates presented by CEO John Strowbridge at a high-profile luncheon at The Kettering Park Hotel in Northamptonshire. The Advanced Senior Carers Programme delivers highly trained lead carers that provide enhanced…

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  • Aire View, Leeds, West Yorkshire

    Aire View score ‘Good’ in recent CQC Inspection

    We were very proud to announce that Avery Healthcare’s Aire View Care Home has scored ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) at a recent unannounced inspection. The CQC are the independent regulator of health and social care in England. They ensure that health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality…

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  • Kingsmere Retirement and Care Home Wimbledon Grand Opening
    Kingsmere, Wimbledon, Greater London

    Kingsmere’s Grand Opening

    Broadcaster and Journalist Angela Rippon CBE, Ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Society, was our special guest at our Grand Opening on Saturday 1st April at Kingsmere Retirement and Care Home in Wimbledon. Angela cut the ribbon to officially open our home and commented: “Kingsmere is a wonderful home; just look around at the support the home…

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  • Aerial Images of our care homes

    Our Care Home Portfolio From the Air – Just Don’t Look Down!

    We are all used to seeing our care homes up close but have you ever wondered what they are like from above? Drone based photography certainly presents them in a new light, especially when the home has its very own rooftop garden & bowling green….or enjoys an adjoining lake…or woodland…or open, expansive common land. Grove…

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  • Avery Healthcare Fundraising for Dementia UK

    Avery Healthcare raises £3,207.57 for Dementia UK

    Staff and residents at all of the Avery care home across the country were very proud to support the Dementia UK charity this month through their ‘Time for a Cuppa 2017’ events which raised a total of £3,207 for the charity.  Activities within the homes featured many different activities including cake competitions and sales, raffles…

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  • Avery clear up at the Qube Learning Awards

    At Avery Healthcare, we were proud to have so many candidates up for awards at the Qube Learning Award this year in recognition of all their hard work. Established in 1999, Qube Learning is a training provider specialising in vocational qualifications, core skills and short courses. Qube currently work with hundreds of employers across the…

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  • Staff Training

    Avery Partners with Virtual College to Deliver Flexible Staff Training

    Avery Healthcare is proud to announce that it has committed to working with award winning training provider Virtual College on a project that will deliver the e-learning component of its Aspire training programme. Aspire is delivered to over 3,000 members of staff across 44 sites and recognises the importance of a blended learning approach that…

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  • Birchwood Grange, Greater London

    Birchwood Grange Celebrates ‘Outstanding’ Care Accolade

    Birchwood Grange Care Home in Kenton, Harrow is delighted to have received an overall rating of ‘Good’ from the care industries regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The recent unannounced inspection marked the home as ‘Outstanding’ in the category for Care, and Good in the remaining four categories for Safety, Effectiveness, Responsiveness and Leadership. Birchwood…

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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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