Avant Healthcare puts on its dancing shoes

Avant Healthcare franchise
Avant Healthcare We find out exactly what makes our customers tick, a truly different caring approach.

Quality homecare with a multi-territory business model, and guidance from a highly successful ex-franchisee

Request information
Read more
Published on

Avant Healthcare hosted a fun event which saw elderly people put on their dancing shoes and have a boogie.

Avant Healthcare teamed up with Age UK to give older people in the Hounslow area a chance to revisit their youth with a fun dance event. The Bolder, Not Older wellbeing event was organised by healthcare franchise Avant Healthcare in partnership with Age UKs Hounslow office and the fun session brought together vulnerable and lonely older people from across the community.

Designed by DanceWest with the needs and restrictions of older people in mind, the event covered dance styles including swing, jazz, mambo and even flamenco. Refreshments and raffle prizes were provided by Avant Healthcare. Five managers volunteered their time to organise and run the incredible event, which saw them whipping up baked goods and sandwiches for their guests.

Danielle Daines, Branch Manager at Avant Healthcare Hounslow, said that the managers enjoyed lending a hand, reporting that they said they loved [volunteering] and are keen to do it again. Amy added:

Around 90 people came along and many joined the Bolder, Not Older dancers. There was lots of laughter and people from all over Hounslow met each other. It was a healthy way to have a lot of fun.

Hansa Darbar, from Age UK Hounslow, explained why the event was so important.

So many people could relate to the music and many danced and sang along with tunes that they remembered. We know music and dancing are beneficial for physical and mental fitness, especially for older people, so this was good for wellbeing and tied in with our overall aim to combat loneliness and isolation in the Hounslow community.

She added that Age UK and Avant Healthcare are in the process of raising funds to host another dance session.

Other recent news
Did you enjoy this article? Please rate this article
Be the first to rate this article
These articles may interest you

How to Choose a Hair, Beauty or Cosmetics Business That's Right for You

You know youd like to start a business in the hair, beauty and cosmetics industry [...]


CHOOSING A FRANCHISE

Must-Attend Events and Conferences: Hair, Beauty, and Cosmetics Industry 2020

Events and conferences are a great way for businesses in the beauty and cosmetics [...]


EVENTS AND MEETINGS

What to Look for When Hiring Employees for Your Hair, Beauty or Cosmetics Business

Hiring the right employees can be difficult thats why weve created this guide [...]


FOCUS ON BUSINESS SECTORS

7 Tips for Marketing Your Hair, Beauty or Cosmetics Business

If youre running a hair, beauty or cosmetics business, youre going to want to [...]


FOCUS ON BUSINESS SECTORS

How to Choose a Sports, Fitness, or Gym Franchise That's Right for You

Perhaps you know youre interested in starting a business in the fitness sector, [...]


FOCUS ON BUSINESS SECTORS

0 Comments

post a comment

The Comment will be public. If your are interested by this Franchise, please fill out your personnal details on the request information form.

Characters remaining: 250