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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

2018 Halloween Party

2018 Halloween Party

Scaresville truly came to visit last week. The residents all put their scariest faces on and The Island was given a fitting make-over, after the staff and residents all got together to put on a hauntingly good Halloween Party!
Disguises were in full force when the face painting experts came in to w...

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Wednesday 7th November 2018 2:00pm

Singing - Good For The Soul!

Singing - Good For The Soul!

There are many benefits to singing and music and we know that here at our home so make the most of every opportunity that we get! Not only is singing great fun, but as one of the most interacted with arts there are a lot of songs and melodies that bring back some great memories and experiences.
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Thursday 1st November 2018 9:36am

Haunting Goings On Are Afoot!

Haunting Goings On Are Afoot!

One of the annual festivals we make a big effort for here at our home is Halloween. It is popular amongst both residents and staff because it creates the opportunity to let our hair down and have some fun!

Every year we decorate our home, dress in our scariest outfits, eat the scariest looking fo...

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Tuesday 30th October 2018 1:35pm

Celebrating 17 Years Of Employment With Lisa

Celebrating 17 Years Of Employment With Lisa

We are a like a big family here at our home and have an excellent team of incredibly dedicated staff, many of whom have chosen to build their career with us from the very beginning.

One of these is Lisa, who has recently celebrated her 17th work anniversary! Lisa first joined our team in 2001, st...

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Friday 26th October 2018 2:35pm

Life At The Island - A Trip To The Old Mill Cafe

Life At The Island - A Trip To The Old Mill Cafe

In what was a lovely trip out, residents hopped onto the bus and headed down to The Old Mill Cafe in Eastchurch, where they enjoyed a cup of tea and relax in the grounds.

In addition to activities enjoyed at home, trips out are extremely important for our residents as it gives them the opp...

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Wednesday 24th October 2018 12:24pm

Enjoying The Late Summer Sun

Enjoying The Late Summer Sun

Some of the most popular activities that our residents enjoy are trips out, and particularly trips out in the sunshine!

We have recently made the most of this with a trip out to Barton's Point Coastal Park which is set in over 40 acres of outstanding natural beauty, features a Salt-Water Lake and...

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Wednesday 17th October 2018 9:59am

Introducing Our Above And Beyond Award

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...

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Wednesday 12th September 2018 9:43am

Life At The Island

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...

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Thursday 30th August 2018 3:16pm

Celebrating 30 Years At Our Summer Party!

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...

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Monday 16th July 2018 9:24pm