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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...