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We Have An Incredibly Creative Group Of Residents!

We Have An Incredibly Creative Group Of Residents!

In this week's activities update, we thought we would share a recent creative artwork session! We have a number of residents that very much enjoy the opportunity to get creative and this session proved to be no exception.

We had prepared some line drawing print-outs of brightly coloured animals a...

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Monday 26th October 2020 3:04pm

Another Games Session!

Another Games Session!

Cards and chequers were the themes of a recent activities session and back by popular demand!
 
As the weather has begun to turn, we are holding regular games slots that are packed with the table activities our residents enjoy most.

Cards have particularly become popular over the past few...

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Tuesday 20th October 2020 2:50pm

Happy Birthday Fred!

Happy Birthday Fred!

It was recently time for a big celebration here at our home as we said a tremendous happy birthday to resident Fred!

We take time to mark every special occasion with our residents and it was lovely to have been able to celebrate with Fred on his special day.

We not only surprised Fred with a b...

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Thursday 15th October 2020 2:44pm

Happy Birthday To Resident Jack!

Happy Birthday To Resident Jack!

We recently celebrated with Resident Jack as he marked his birthday!

Jack was surprised by the staff team, who decorated his room, presented him with a card and gift from the team along with a special meal of his choice.

In addition to this, Jack's family arranged for a lovely, large...

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Wednesday 14th October 2020 3:17pm

Nothing Like Some Knitting!

Nothing Like Some Knitting!

Our residents all have hobbies that they enjoyed throughout their lives and a recent activity included helping one particular resident with some knitting.

As well as keeping the brain active, knitting can help keep the fingers moving and 'well oiled'! 

When it comes to things such as...

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Tuesday 13th October 2020 2:37pm

Time For A Game Of Quoits!

Time For A Game Of Quoits!

We have a broad, diverse range of activities for residents to enjoy and one recent session included a game of quoits.

This popular game really was very much enjoyed by those who joined in and we think it will certainly be coming back by popular demand very soon!

We are now looking forward to o...

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Thursday 8th October 2020 2:32pm

Celebrating Three Years Of Care With Sarah!

Celebrating Three Years Of Care With Sarah!

We recently celebrated with the fantastic Sarah, who marked her third work anniversary with us here at our home!

Sarah is an extremely passionate person who loves being able to provide loving and patient care to our residents each and every day. We thought that we would do something special to ma...

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Tuesday 6th October 2020 2:26pm

Connect Four Anyone?

Connect Four Anyone?

In our latest update focusing on activities within the home, we wanted to share a popular, chair-based games session: Connect 4!

We have a very competitive group of residents and our games can last for a very long time in the determination to win. This session was no exception and the competitive...

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Thursday 1st October 2020 2:56pm

Supporting World Alzheimers' Day

Supporting World Alzheimers' Day

The aim of the day is to raise awareness of dementia, understand its impact on people’s lives and strategies to help people live comfortably with dementia. 

In the UK alone, there are 850,000 people with dementia. More than 40,000 people under 65 have dementia and 1 in 6 people over th...

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Monday 21st September 2020 8:58am

Life At The Island Through Mixed Activities!

Life At The Island Through Mixed Activities!

We have a diverse activities programme here at our home and thought that we would give you a flavour of just some of the activities residents have been getting up to over the past week.

Our mixed activities are very popular and not only that; they're very diverse, taking into account a lot of sug...

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Monday 14th September 2020 4:02pm