Introducing Our Above And Beyond Award
We have an incredible team here at our home and have recently introduced an award to recognise some of the everyday things that make a huge difference.
Our first award went to thank and recognise Care Assistant Lisa, who kindly offered to stay late and cover an extra shift at last minute where a...
Life At The Island
We have a range of engaging activities for our residents to enjoy and recently spent some time baking & making cakes.
Our residents spent time measuring, weighing, mixing and preparing ingredients before the cakes were popped into the oven in preparation for icing.
Each resident then iced...
Celebrating 30 Years At Our Summer Party!
We recently welcomed the community, friends and family members to our home as we celebrated 30 years of care in style!
The sun was out, BBQ fired up and our fantastic singer joined to serenade us with some classics.
This is our second summer party and it was very much enjoyed by all who joined...
Visiting Leeds Castle!
Last year, residents took a trip to Leeds Castle which is also known as the loveliest castle in the world and it was so popular that we decided to book to go again this year!
The group of residents hopped onto the minibus and headed over in the sun to enjoy a day having a tour, enjoying some food...
We are celebrating 30 years of care at our home this year and proud to share a number of stories from our staff about their time working at our home.
We recently spent some time with Care Assistant Lisa, for whom our home has a fond place in her heart. Lisa explained:
I started work at The Isl...
Announcing Our Hero Of The Month
We are delighted to announce that Care Assistant Sarah has been recognised as our hero of the month for May!
Sarah is an outstanding member of staff who is passionate about ensuring our residents receive the best care and support possible.
As a bank member of staff, Sarah is relied on to cover...
Taking A Trip Out To Dobbies
We recently took a group of residents out in the sun to enjoy some time together with a coffee and cake at local Dobbies Garden Centre.
The group headed down from our home to the centre in Rochester and had a great time. They enjoyed the sun and one of a large selection of cakes!
The garden ce...
Supporting Dementia Action Week 2018
Many of our residents experience dementia and we are proud to be supporting Dementia Action Week 2018 from 21 - 27 May.
Dementia Action Week is a week long campaign run by the Alzheimers' Society to help raise awareness and bring focus to the difference that people can make to support someon...
Visit To Howletts Wild Animal Park
We have worked with residents to develop a programme of events and outings this year and residents recently enjoyed a trip out to Howletts Wild Animal Park, which was a popular choice.
The group of residents jumped on the bus, enjoyed the sunshine and made the most of the many animals that r...
Announcing Our Hero Of The Month
We are absolutely delighted to announce that Care Assistant Nicola has been awarded our Hero of The Month award for April!
Nicola is an unsung hero here at our home. She is very flexible and always happy to step in to help when is needed. She particularly provides support covering cooking shifts!...