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Lucky seven: Avant celebrates anniversary

Lucky seven: Avant celebrates anniversary

Seven could be your lucky number if you are looking for a successful healthcare services franchise: it's now seven years since Sally Graham used her personal experience as a successful care franchisee to start Avant Healthcare Services. Sally started her first care services franchise in 1996 and soon built up a successful business with nine territories...

A chance for all to dance with Age UK

A chance for all to dance with Age UK

Hounslow residents got a chance to dance recently at a wellbeing event put on by local care provider Avant Healthcare and Age UK Hounslow. The 'Bolder not Older' dance session, tailored for older adults by dance company DanceWest, was offered free to Hounslow residents by Age UK Hounslow at Southville Community Centre in Feltham. “Around 90 people...

The risks of dehydration – and tips to avoid it

The risks of dehydration – and tips to avoid it

You don't have to be in the desert to experience dehydration. It's happening every day. Research shows that around a fifth of people in long-term residential care homes are dehydrated, but there are no figures for dehydration within the community, where it is thought to be quite common. Older people, children, babies and people with disabilities are...

Stay active in 2019: How yoga is keeping older people healthy

Stay active in 2019: How yoga is keeping older people healthy

Keeping active is an important part of staying healthy as we grow older. From a walk to the corner shop or seated exercises for those with less mobility, regular exercise is essential for keeping our bodies and minds healthy. Northumbria University are conducting a £1.4m study into the positive effects of yoga on older people with long term health...

Finding out more about the care and support workers at Avant – 

Finding out more about the care and support workers at Avant – 

We love to communicate with our care and support workers and discover the challenges they face and the rewards they get working with with Avant. In this series during carers week www.carersweek.org we speak to a selection of our care and support workers and discuss the challenges they face and how the support of the local community can help. Below is...

Finding out more about the care and support workers at Avant

Finding out more about the care and support workers at Avant

We love to communicate with our care and support workers and discover the challenges they face and the rewards they get working with with Avant. In this series during carers week www.carersweek.org we speak to a selection of our care and support workers and discuss the challenges they face and how the support of the local community can help. Below is...

First franchise awarded in Worcestershire

First franchise awarded in Worcestershire

We are delighted to announce that AHS Franchise Partners Ltd, the franchise arm of Avant Healthcare Services, has awarded its first franchise, Avant Healthcare Services (Worcestershire).    Avant Healthcare Services (Worcestershire) will provide quality social care, support and companionship services to customers across Worcestershire, who...

We are delighted to unveil our new uniform today!

We are delighted to unveil our new uniform today!

We are delighted to unveil our new uniform today, as worn here by one of our employees, Dolly. The new uniform is in official brand colours of pale green and white and has a slightly more modern style and flattering cut. One of the main reasons for having a uniform is to enable customers to quickly and easily recognise their Avant carer when they come to...