A leading Staffordshire care home group is delighted to announce that stage and TV actress and media personality Sherrie Hewson has been appointed as its Ambassador. The Avery Group of care homes, with communities in Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Rugeley, Stafford, Lichfield and Cannock, are really excited to have such a popular celebrity supporting its work and offering.
Passionately concerned about the senior adult social sector, Sherrie is very interested in the Avery quality approach to care and standards delivered in resident services. She sees Avery as being at the forefront of best practice in the sector and wants to support the importance and meaning behind good care and services and get involved with what Avery do. Conscious that “We are all going there” in her terms regarding later life, she is now a prominent voice in the quest for better care for those needing support as they become older. She was therefore keen to get behind the Avery model and message.
Sherrie is currently one of the key characters in Benidorm on ITV, as character Joyce Temple-Savage, which is now touring UK theatres as a stage show. Amongst many career highlights she appeared for 14 years on Loose Women, in Coronation Street as Maureen Webster, as Lesley Meredith in Emmerdale, spent ten years on the Russ Abbot Show, appeared on Crossroads, In Loving Memory and Z Cars, with roles in the Carry On Behind and Carry On Laughing films too.
Avery has received many awards and commendations from independent assessment for the quality of its care and resident services, both as a company, for individual homes and for individual members of staff who excel in their field. Great emphasis is placed upon standards and to lead the sector in every way, from staff training to care for those living with dementia to restaurant quality dining and balanced nutrition. It has a class-leading Well-being Programme that importantly has measurement tools embedded, enabling evidenced progress to be recorded as focus is placed upon the health of the residents for their mind, body and soul.
The Avery homes in Staffordshire provide high quality care residential and dementia care, with some providing nursing care and care for those with more complex needs. Its simple all-inclusive model, however much care a resident needs, means that there are no hidden extras and budgeting is clear and easy. For more information on any of the Staffordshire services search ‘Avery Care Staffs’ on-line or take a look at daily life on any of the homes’ Facebook pages.
For the best in care in Staffordshire look no further than the Avery group of homes in the county. Avery are a company that invests heavily in on-going staff training, to ensure that knowledge, competency and expertise are continually enhanced, so that the residents receive the highest quality of care and support.
Both individual staff and the company have won training awards in 2017, evidencing the progress and achievement of the internal training programmes that the company provides. From a bespoke Apprenticeship in Care, Care Certificate, NCF to Level 5, nurse revalidation, and market-leading Advanced Senior Carer Course now validated by City & Guilds; Avery is pushing forward to ensure that the quality of all its services is underpinned by the best trained staff in the sector.
There are homes in Stafford, Newcastle under Lyme, Stoke on Trent, Cannock, Rugeley and Lichfield, all delivering the best in care. There’s always a warm welcome from a friendly community and it’s truly all-inclusive with a clear single weekly fee, no matter how much care you need. There are three nutritionally planned restaurant quality meals a day with table service and menu choices, freshly prepared and using locally-sourced ingredients; refreshments throughout the day include hot and cold drinks, juices, fresh fruit and home baked cakes and biscuits. All of the homes are well equipped, with en-suite bedrooms, smaller more intimate lounges and dining rooms, and gardens to enjoy the outdoors. Some even have cafés, cinema rooms and hair salons.
Avery has a sector-leading Well-being programme to support resident mind, body and soul; dedicated Well-being staff provide a daily calendar of activities and entertainment, arranging visiting groups to bring interests in to the homes. This includes visiting pets and animals of all types, and even children from the local school, all of which have been found to have a beneficial effect for those in care or living with dementia. Each home also has its own minibus to take residents on regular outings to places of interest. Importantly, the Avery Well-being Programme includes measurement and outcomes, to evidence resident progress in the way they enjoy life.
To be well looked after, around the clock, in a safe and secure environment, by the best staff in the sector, and enjoying a supportive and active lifestyle, look no further than an Avery home.
Search ‘Avery Care Staffordshire’ to find the home nearest to you.
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