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Over 60s Christmas Party With Santa

Over 60s Christmas Party With Santa

As festivities draw to a close, thoughts turn to returning the tree and decorations to their home for a large part of the year and turkey sandwiches seem a lot less attractive than a few weeks ago, we wanted to share one more event that residents enjoyed!

This was a trip to Leysdown for the over...

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Monday 31st December 2018 9:43am

Residents Enjoy Christmas Day

Residents Enjoy Christmas Day

Residents, staff, friends and family definitely made the most of Christmas day here at The Island Residential Home.

Our cook put together a lovely roast for lunch that included all the trimmings as well as Christmas pudding and residents ate their fill.

Each resident received a present that wa...

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Thursday 27th December 2018 8:59am

Sheppey Bikers Visit And Distribute Christmas Gifts!

Sheppey Bikers Visit And Distribute Christmas Gifts!

Residents and staff welcomed the incredible Sheppey Bikers who visited over the weekend and distributed Christmas gifts to each resident at our home.

Sheppey Bikers have become a big part of our Christmas and Easter celebrations over the past years as they always make a point to visit and distrib...

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Monday 24th December 2018 10:47am

We Raised Over £150 At Our Christmas Fair

We Raised Over £150 At Our Christmas Fair

Staff, residents, relatives, friends and our local community all rallied round, got Christmassy and raised just under £150 for a local charity at our Christmas fair!

We opened the doors but managed to keep out the cold and the atmosphere began to get incredibly festive.

Some chose to wea...

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Tuesday 18th December 2018 4:45pm

He's Behind You!

He's Behind You!

This week the residents were host to some very special guests – The Rah Rah Theatre Company!
The Rah Rah Theatre Company is a well-established touring theatre company, which was formed primarily, to bring theatre into local communities. So far, Rah Rah Theatre Company has taken forty producti...

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Thursday 13th December 2018 9:29pm

Christmas at The Island

Christmas at The Island

As of this week, Christmas has arrived at The Island. Although some may argue that it’s still a little too early for festivities, that’s definitely not the case here!
The residents kicked off the week with a day trip to Sittingbourne. They managed to admire all of the beautiful Christma...

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Wednesday 12th December 2018 11:00am

Life At The Island

Life At The Island

As we slip further in to December and people start the frantic rush to put up their Christmas trees, get ahead with their Christmas shopping and eat an abundance of mince pies, life has been going on almost as normal at The Island Residential Home.
The residents have been hiding from the rush and e...

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Tuesday 4th December 2018 8:38am

Any Excuse for a Party at The Island!

Any Excuse for a Party at The Island!

At The Island Residential Home we believe in celebrating at every opportunity possible, and this week we were in luck because it was member of staff, Chloe’s birthday!
As always with birthdays, everyone gathered round to sing happy birthday and give Chloe her card and a cake which was then sh...

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Wednesday 28th November 2018 9:25pm

PJ Party for Children in Need

PJ Party for Children in Need

We’ve all been there. It’s a cold miserable morning and we snuggle down further in bed and sigh to ourselves; “Do I really need to get dressed today?
The residents and staff at the Island were in luck last week, as they hosted a ‘PJ Day’ in aid of Children in Need. Dre...

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Wednesday 21st November 2018 8:14am

Remembering Our Heroes

Remembering Our Heroes

On Sunday, the entirety of the UK got together to mark 100 years since Armistice Day and it was no exception at The Island. Residents and staff alike came together to celebrate and remember those who have sacrificed for many during military conflict.
The Residents not only joined millions of others...

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Tuesday 13th November 2018 10:35am