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Life At The Island Update

Life At The Island Update

We have a great roof terrace space here at The Island Residential Home and residents have been making the most of the sun recently, enjoying the warmth and rays along with a cup of tea and chat.

Our roof space compliments our large garden area which is a popular space for a summer BBQ and even th...

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Monday 10th April 2017 6:00pm

Supporting Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2017

Supporting Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2017

We are pleased to be supporting Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2017, an annual campaign run by Parkinson’s UK, from 10-16 April. Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition, which currently has no cure and it is still unknown as to why people develop the condition. Around 127,000 p...

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Monday 10th April 2017 2:11pm

March Hero Of The Month!

March Hero Of The Month!

We are pleased to announce that Lisa, Care Assistant has been awarded Hero Of The Month for March. Lisa is the hone's nominated diabetes champion and has been working hard in this role, achieving some positive steps for us as a home.

She  was awarded Hero Of The Month because of the way...

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Friday 7th April 2017 8:06pm

Yvonne Nominated Staff Member Of The Year!

Yvonne Nominated Staff Member Of The Year!

We are proud to announce that Team Leader, Yvonne , who has worked with us for 20 years has received our first Staff Member Of The Year Award!

Cllr Lesley Ingham, Mayor of Swale, previously had a career in care as a registered nurse and ward sister presented the award on 31st March 2017....

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Friday 31st March 2017 6:06pm

Recognizing Achievements!

Recognizing Achievements!

We believe that good quality care is provided by well trained staff who love what they do and we are proud to provide our staff with externally assessed training that helps give them the skills they need to excel in their role.

This week, resident Gerald presented two of our Care Assistants, Atla...

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Tuesday 28th March 2017 12:02pm

Announcing Our Named Charity

Announcing Our Named Charity

We are delighted to announce that residents and staff have selected Wisdom Hospice as our named charity for 2017.

The hospice's vision is that everyone has choice and excellence on their journey towards the end of their life. Their aim is to seek out all those who need palliative care and ensure...

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Monday 13th March 2017 10:42am

Life At The Island Update

Life At The Island Update

One great benefit to living in a residential home setting is that there are always people around to spend time and socialise with.

We regularly head out on trips and outings and recently visited Leysdown to enjoy the sunshine along with a coffee and chat.

The weather was warm, the sun was out...

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Monday 13th March 2017 10:33am

Supporting Nutritian And Hydration Week

Supporting Nutritian And Hydration Week

We are proud to be supporting this year’s Nutrition & Hydration Week which runs from 13 – 19 March 2017.
Throughout the week, we are hoping to raise awareness of good nutrition and hydration and promote the importance of maintaining healthy eating within Swale. Nutrition &...

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Monday 6th March 2017 5:51pm

February Hero Of The Month!

February Hero Of The Month!

We are pleased to announce that Debra Vickers, Care Assistant has been awarded Hero Of The Month for February.

Resident Peter awarded her certificate along with a box of chocolates from the home for her birthday which was a few days earlier!

Debra was awarded Hero Of The Month due to the ideas...

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Monday 6th March 2017 5:39pm

Launching Hero Of The Month!

Launching Hero Of The Month!

We are proud to have recently launched our Hero Of The Month award and delighted to announce that Tara Law has been nominated as Hero Of The Month for January.

Our Hero Of The Month award aims to recognise individual staff members who have stood out in their commitment to their role and customers...

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Monday 6th March 2017 5:19pm