A Trip Out For Lunch
As the weather warms up we are looking forward to mote trips away from the home and recently Steve & Chris enjoyed a visit to Beanos cafe.
The cafe is based in Sheerness and the pair tucked into a full english breakfast that went doen a right treat.
We are looking forward to more trips out...
Celebrating 12 Years With Sandra!
We have another work anniversary to celebrate this week and recently caught up with Care Assistant Sandra, who has now been with us for over 12 years.
Sandra joined the team because she wanted to make a difference and certainly does that through her role! She is an incredibly valued member of the...
Happy 18th Work Anniversary June!
We have started a new initiative here at our home in an aim to recognise and thank our team for their length of service and dedication to their roles.
This initiative launched in March and we are delighted to have thanked Care Assistant June who has marked her 18th work anniversary!
Over the p...
The internet is a powerful tool which can bring with it many benefits to our residents and this includes email, films, Skype, reminiscing and much, much more.
We recently had an internet cafe morning where we hooked up some tablets to the WIFI and spent some time researching and getting the...
Music With Helen
We have an engaging activities programme here at our home and were recently joined by Helen, who led an excellent session focussed on music and movement.
As well as being therapeutic, music sessions are extremely fun. Helen gave residents tambourines, shakers and maracas to play along with some l...
Comic Relief Fun!
Staff, residents and even visitors have been having some fun today in aid of Comic Relief!
As well as some games and enjoyable time together, we have been taking a few cheeky photo snaps that are full of joy and laughter.
For us at The Island Residential Home, comic relief is all about letting...
A Night With The Stars!
Recently residents took a trip to see Michael Bublé and Frank Sinatra tribute acts at a local theatre in Maidstone!
The group enjoyed the live music including some big hits such as Bublé’s ‘Haven’t Met You Yet’ and Frank Sinatra’s ‘New York, New Y...
Six Key Nutrition & Hydration Tips
Looking out for the nutritional any hydration needs of our residents is extremely important and we are therefore supporting national Nutrition & Hydration Week from 11th - 17th March.
The goal of Nutrition & Hydration Week is to bring people together to create energy, focus and fun i...
Resident Have A Flipping Great Time!
Today is Shrove Tuesday and we have been making the most of the opportunity by having a number of pancake flipping competitions!
Joined by staff and residents, we have been practicing our pancake flipping along with making the most of some scrumptious treats.
Residents enjoyed the day and it w...
Relaxed Indoor Throwing Games
Residents have recently been enjoying some indoor exercise with our throwing games in the lounge with various targets to aim for.
As well as being great fun, the games are one small way to stay active and keep those joints moving.
Residents benefitted from things such as quoits along with a ra...