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Life At The Island Update

Life At The Island Update

We recently had a trip down to Leysdown where residents enjoyed the time on the various slot machines and won rather a lot of prizes!

As you can see, there were so many tickets at one point that we did not know what to do with them.

This is just one of the many regular trips out our residents...

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Tuesday 6th June 2017 10:27am

Supporting Carers Week 2017

Supporting Carers Week 2017

We are supporting Carers Week 2017, an annual campaign raising awareness of caring from 12–18 June.

Carers Week highlights the challenges carers may face as well as the contributions they make to their community. The campaign is supported by individuals and organisations across the UK by pr...

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Tuesday 6th June 2017 10:23am

Celebrating Ethel's Birthday

Celebrating Ethel's Birthday

Staff, residents, family and friends always celebrate birthdays and we would like to say a big happy birthday to Ethel who we recently celebrated with.

Ethel was joined by family and presented with a lovely bunch of flowers along with a cake that was presented as everyone sung happy birthday over...

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Friday 2nd June 2017 8:48am

We are urging the community to stay hydrated this summer

We are urging the community to stay hydrated this summer

We are encouraging older people, their families, friends and neighbours across Swale to think about staying hydrated this summer and how we can support vulnerable people in the community, who may be at risk.

As the weather starts to get warmer and the sun starts to come out, we are sending o...

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Thursday 1st June 2017 9:16am

Life At The Island Update

Life At The Island Update

We have been making the most of the late spring sun this week and visited Mount Ephraim Gardens in Faversham.

Residents had a stroll around the grounds and enjoyed a toasted teacake along with a Mcflurry on the way back (as it was so hot!).

We have lots more outings planned for our residents o...

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Thursday 25th May 2017 8:37am

You Are Invited To Care Home Open Day!

You Are Invited To Care Home Open Day!

We would like to invite all of our community to join us on 16th June from 10am to enjoy a BBQ and tour around our home on care home open day.

This is a great oppurtunity to take a look at our newly refurbished home and also meet lots of members of the local community.

As well as enjoying time...

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Tuesday 23rd May 2017 8:49am

Life At The Island Update

Life At The Island Update

We have recently adopted two snails in our home and have aptly maned them Duke & Duchess! The snails are looked after by our rsdients and are two welcome additions.

There are a lot of benefits that having a pet in a residential home environment can bring, in that they can put a smile on...

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Monday 22nd May 2017 10:30am

Life At The Island Update

Life At The Island Update

We have a lot happening at our home and recently enjoyed some sweet treats in honour of National Donut Week.

A group of residents took a trip in the minibus and grabbed a few whilst they were still in stock!

Registered Manager, Anthony, explained:

We regularly have trips out with our reside...

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Tuesday 16th May 2017 2:09pm

Staff Trip To Panic Room

Staff Trip To Panic Room

We are pleased to have a number of events for our staff team planned this year and the first was a trip to local Panic Room in Gravesend where a team of staff spent time doing various challenges in their very own action film before enjoying a meal together.

Registered Manager, Anthony, said:...

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Tuesday 9th May 2017 12:08pm

Supporting Dementia Awareness Week 2017

Supporting Dementia Awareness Week 2017

We are pleased to support Dementia Awareness Week 2017, an annual campaign run by the Alzheimer’s Society from 14– 20 May 2017.

There are around 850,000 in the UK with dementia, with over 42,000 under 65. In a very small number of people certain types of dementia can be inherited...

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Tuesday 9th May 2017 11:04am