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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

Etching Artwork

Etching Artwork

We have a very creative group of residents and one recent activity that was very much enjoyed was a session creating some etching pictures.

The etching pictures are a very clever idea as they are simply a drawing where you scratch away the black paint to reveal a beautiful, multicoloured image be...

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Friday 11th September 2020 3:50pm

Helping Louise Construct Her New Furniture

Helping Louise Construct Her New Furniture

It is important that our residents are able to make their spaces here at our home their own and as well as recommending that they bring any furniture with them from home when they join us, we also help our residents choose their furniture whilst they are here!

Resident Louise was no exception and...

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Monday 7th September 2020 3:36pm

Happy Birthday Tara!

Happy Birthday Tara!

We recently celebrated with Care Assistant Tara on her birthday! We look forward to celebrating every member of staff and resident's birthday here at our home and Tara was certainly no exception.

As well as a birthday card, we made sure to give Tara a large box of chocolates for her to relax and...

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Friday 4th September 2020 3:34pm

Supporting Professional Care Workers Week!

Supporting Professional Care Workers Week!

We are celebrating all that is good about people who work in care with the third Professional Care Workers’ Week from 1st - 4th of September.

Delivering care is a skilled and unique profession that deserves recognition, respect and celebration. The skills and expertise care workers deliver...

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Tuesday 1st September 2020 9:49am

Happy Birthday Tracy!

Happy Birthday Tracy!

We always celebrate birthdays with our staff and residents with Care Assistant Tracy being no exception!

We recently made sure to say a big happy birthday to Tracy as she marked another milestone and celebrated with the team.

We surprised Tracy with a card and gift on her shift as all of her c...

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Monday 31st August 2020 4:13pm

Thank You Glenys For The Blanket Donation!

Thank You Glenys For The Blanket Donation!

We have received a tremendous amount of generosity from our local community over the past six months and are overwhelmed by everyone's thoughtfulness!

We would like to say a huge thank you to Glenys, who has donated a large number of knitted blankets to our residents and we recentl...

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Saturday 29th August 2020 4:20pm

Nail Pampering Time!

Nail Pampering Time!

There is something very therapeutic about pampering and it is something that our residents particularly enjoy when they get the chance.

Activities Co-ordinator Tracey recently arranged a pampering session for a group of residents, where they spent time tending to and painting their nails.

Thos...

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Thursday 20th August 2020 9:32am

Celebrating Resident Linda's 96th Birthday!

Celebrating Resident Linda's 96th Birthday!

We recently had the privilege of celebrating with resident Linda on her 96th birthday and helped to make the day special!

As well as a number of lovely gifts and cards, the team also serenaded Linda with a tuneful rendition of Happy Birthday.

In addition to a special dinner along with a cake,...

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Monday 17th August 2020 9:22am