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We're Accepting Visitors

We're Accepting Visitors

After what has been an immensely challenging year, and with society beginning to gradually open up for us all, we are delighted to announce that we are now accepting visitors here at The Island!
Each of our residents can have up to 5 nominated visitors and a visiting plan so that their visits can t...

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Tuesday 1st June 2021 5:06pm

Resident strides towards success

Resident strides towards success

This month, we had a fabulous event here at the Island Residential Care Home.
Following a stroke last year, resident John stayed with us for rehabilitation having become wheelchair bound.
With intensive support from our talented team along with dedicated NHS physiotherapists during lockdown, John...

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Friday 26th March 2021 3:30pm

Keeping our residents safe

Keeping our residents safe

After what has been a turbulent year, we are pleased to announce that we are all receiving our COVID-19 vaccinations!
We know that being vaccinated means you're much less likely to become seriously ill with COVID-19. It is an exciting development in the fight against the virus and is the biggest st...

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Thursday 25th March 2021 4:50pm

OH YES THEY DID…Thank you to our community for bringing cheer to our residents

OH YES THEY DID…Thank you to our community for bringing cheer to our residents

As we venture ever deeper into 2021, we wanted to take the opportunity to reflect over the past few months and how our local community have bought so much joy to our residents.
One special event that took place at the height of the festive season what a televised pantomime put on by the talented Ma...

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Thursday 25th March 2021 4:46pm

We are welcoming new residents

We are welcoming new residents

As a family run Residential Care Home, we understand the importance of safety and care for you or your loved one.
We are proud to have been supporting our residents for over 30 years. Our home is spread across two floors and benefits from a large outdoor space as well as being close to local amenit...

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Thursday 25th March 2021 4:43pm

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