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Raising Funds For Macmillan!

Raising Funds For Macmillan!

We are proud to support a number of very worthwhile causes here at The Island Residential Home and we recently held a Macmillan coffee morning to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer along with raising the profile of the charity.

Macmillan are a team of healthcare professionals who provide a con...

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Friday 29th September 2017 10:53am

Care Assistant Jae Raises Funds For Alzheimer's Society

Care Assistant Jae Raises Funds For Alzheimer's Society

We are immensely proud of Care Assistant Jae who has recently completed a Memory Walk for Alzheimer's Society in memory of his nan.

Jae rose over £640 through his JustGiving page and completed the walk wearing a t-shirt printed with a photo of his nan.

Manager Anthony commented:

"On b...

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Tuesday 26th September 2017 9:33am

Hero Of The Month

Hero Of The Month

We are delighted to announce that Care Assistant Ajda has been recognised as our Hero Of The Month!

We are proud to be able to recognise and thank our staff who have excelled in their role each month and are delighted to recognise Ajda for her exemplary teamwork which is at the core of what...

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Wednesday 20th September 2017 9:14am

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Macmillan Coffee Morning

On 29 September, we will be supporting Macmillan Cancer Support by holding their very own coffee morning as part of the annual “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” event.

Research by Macmillan revealed that in 2015 2.5 million people in the UK were living with cancer, with this...

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Tuesday 19th September 2017 10:07am

Celebrating Summer Party

Celebrating Summer Party

We had a great time at our summer party as we joined with residents, colleagues and friends for an afternoon of fun, music and dancing!

The bunting came out and the team laid out a lovely spread that included some delightful party food and sandwiches followed by a lovely spread of cakes.

We we...

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Friday 15th September 2017 9:48am

Life At The Island

Life At The Island

Residents recently made the most of the sun with a trip out to Leeds Castle in Kent. Leeds Castle, known as 'The Lovliest Castle In The World' was originally a Norman Stronghold and a really wonderful day out for our residents.

As a Care Home, we prioritise trips and activities as this is so...

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Friday 1st September 2017 9:44am

Life At The Island

Life At The Island

Residents recently had a trip down memory lane in the sun at our home, with an original mix tape and some absolute classics from the top 40.

In addition, we enjoyed some time with balloons and bubbles in the sun as we made the most of our lovely garden area.

Manager, Anthony, Commented:

We...

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Friday 1st September 2017 9:35am

Life At The Island

Life At The Island

Living in a residential setting should be as similar to life at home as possible and residents recently enjoyed a trip out for lunch to a local Pizza Hut where they dived into a lovely meal with their favourite toppings!

Residents made the most of the pizza buffet and had a great trip.

Tracey,...

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Tuesday 29th August 2017 9:29am

Life At The Island

Life At The Island

It is important to keep the mind active and things such as puzzles and sodokus can not only be great fun but also positive in helping residents' 'grey matter' get some excercise!

We recently spent an afternoon with residents doing a rather large Where's Wally puzzle and searching (quite hard) for...

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Monday 14th August 2017 2:38pm

Life At The Island

Life At The Island

We recently took a group of residents out to Dover seafront for the day and had great fun.

Residents travelled in the minibus over Jubilee Way to see over the port and enjoyed lunch in a seafront restaurant.

The restaurant overlooked the sea and boats came and went all day. As well as fabulous...

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Friday 11th August 2017 10:06am