Supporting Dementia Action Week 2019
We are supporting Dementia Action Week 2019, an annual campaign run by the Alzheimer’s Society from 20-26 May 2019.
Dementia Action Week aims to unite individuals, workplaces and communities to take action and improve the lives of people living with dementia. According to the charity, someone...
Charlie Announced As Hero Of The Year!
We have an incredible team of passionate staff here at our home and strive to both thank and recognise the excellence of the care they provide our residents.
Yesterday was a very special day for us because it was when we announced our Hero Of The Year and welcomed Samuel Koffie-Williams, Mayor of...
A Trip To Minster Abbey To Mark VE Day
A group of residents recently took a trip to Minster Abbey to mark VE day, which was on 8th May. The group included two residents who are ex-soldiers and one resident who served as a sniper.
The abbey dates back to the 7th century and is situated in beautiful surroundings, just a short drive from...
A Different Trip Out To The Beach!
Residents recently took a trip to the beach and came across some fascinating machines on the promenade whilst on their walk.
Residents discovered that they were actually exercise machines with giant wheels that the pair used to flex their muscles.
Although the weather was a little grey, the tr...
Creating Some Beautiful Pastel Sunsets!
Residents have recently had an excellent art session where they have spent time creating some brilliant sunset scenes!
The session with pastels and paints has brought our residents' creative side and we have discovered some very talented people living at out home.
This picture was created by o...
Debra Announced As Hero Of The Month!
It is a privilege for us to announce that Debra has been recognised as our Hero Of The Month for March!
Debra received the award in recognition of the diligence and dedication that she shows to her role and the way that she puts her residents first.
In particular, Debra regularly goes above an...
Easter Themed Baking!
Throughout the Easter period we have had a whole host of themed activities and residents have definitely been making the most of the sweet treats!
A recent activity has included making and baking some bunny themed biscuits! Residents mixed the dough and then enjoyed some time icing them with colo...
Supporting MS Awareness Week From 22nd - 28th April
We are marking MS Awareness Week which, runs from 22nd – 28th April to raise awareness of the condition and support the important work the Multiple Sclerosis Trust & Multiple Sclerosis Society do throughout the year.
MS is a lifelong and uncurable neurological condition that affects the n...
Happy Easter From The Island Residential Home!
Whilst Easter may be a bank holiday for many, we continue to provide valuable support to our residents and our incredible team continue to deliver care support throughout the Easter break.
We would like to thank our team for the dedication and passion that they show and particularly in givin...
A Trip To The Library
A popular pastime for some residents is getting into a good book, so we recently took a trip to the local library, where we had a good look round before choosing our favourites to book out.
Activities Coordinator Jackie led the way with both fiction and non-fiction being popular choices. After a...