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Enjoying Leysdown Carnival

Enjoying Leysdown Carnival

Having been established for over 30 years, we are a big part of the local community and we always take part in local events.

Recently, our residents headed out to see the floats and performers in Leysdown Carnival as it passed by the front of our home.

The weather was just perfect and th...

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Tuesday 13th August 2019 1:45pm

Joyce Recognised As July Hero Of The Month!

Joyce Recognised As July Hero Of The Month!

We have a week of celebrations here at our home and are proud to have celebrated with Joyce, who has been presented with our Hero Of The Month for July!

Joyce, who is new to the team, received the award for how she has settled into her role so very well and the brilliant feedback we have received...

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Monday 12th August 2019 1:33pm

Residents Enjoy A Trip To Santus Circus!

Residents Enjoy A Trip To Santus Circus!

Residents have recently enjoyed a very special trip out to Santus Circus, where they were amazed at the incredible acrobatics and talents of the performers.

The circus was local to the home and as well as plenty of music, acts including dancing and high wire acrobatics (even a cyclist on the high...

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Thursday 8th August 2019 2:06pm

Nicola Recognised As June Hero Of The Month!

Nicola Recognised As June Hero Of The Month!

We are delighted to announce that Nicola has been presented with our Hero Of The Month award for June!

This announcement is a little delayed due to holidays, however Nicola received the award for her outstanding contribution to the day to day running of our home.

In particular, she has made a...

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Tuesday 6th August 2019 1:17pm

Celebrating Three Years With Alanta!

Celebrating Three Years With Alanta!

We recently celebrated with Alanta, who marked her third work anniversary with us here at our home!

Marking the achievements of our staff including their work anniversaries, probations and more is extremely important for us. We have an extremely dedicated team of staff that are proud to work alon...

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Tuesday 30th July 2019 9:11am

Happy Birthday Care Assistant Sarah!

Happy Birthday Care Assistant Sarah!

We recently celebrated with Sarah on her birthday and along with a gift and card from the team, did everything that we could to make her day special!

We are like a big family here at The Island Residential Home and always mark staff along with resident birthdays; doing everything that we can do m...

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Monday 29th July 2019 9:23am

Mondrian Art Session!

Mondrian Art Session!

Painting is a popular pastime for our residents and we have recently held a Mondrian art session to have a go at some popular painting techniques!

Artist page for Piet Mondrian was a Dutch pioneer of abstract art, who developed from early landscape pictures to geometric abstract pieces.

They a...

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Tuesday 9th July 2019 5:02pm

Celebrating 12 Years With Brenda!

Celebrating 12 Years With Brenda!

We recently marked a very special anniversary with a member of the team here at The Island Residential Home and celebrated with Care Assistant Brenda, who has now been part of the team for over 12 years!

Brenda joined the team because she wanted a job where she was able to make a difference and h...

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Thursday 4th July 2019 12:40pm

A Very Successful Care Home Open Day

A Very Successful Care Home Open Day

The sun came out, residents, staff and the community had a great time and we were privileged to have been joined by BRFM who provided the music on Friday at our open day!

We welcomed some very furry animals such as rabbits and guinea pigs and our Registered Manager even had his face painted whils...

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Monday 1st July 2019 11:40am

Marie Recognised As Our Hero Of The Month!

Marie Recognised As Our Hero Of The Month!

We are delighted to have recognised Care Assistant Marie as our Hero Of The Month!

Marie received the award for the way that she consistently meets expectations and way that she always puts the needs of her residents first.

Marie is an inspiration to her colleagues and we are proud to have pr...

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Friday 21st June 2019 12:35pm