On Saturday 8th June, the Granddaughter of one of our residents got married in a lovely church In Ireland.
Winnie and three of her family members joined in the wedding ceremony by via webcam!,Winnie & her guests wore their finest hats to join in on the occasion, following the order of service and joining in with the congregation. There was small talk about the Bride's dress, the bridesmaids, the reading and the church itself.
Winnie watched the screen closely and when the congregation turned and waved to her she waved back!! What a fantastic way to share a very special day.
At St Michaels we continually strife to keep families united and involved on special occasions and thanks to a small Irish church having a little bit of technology Winnie was able to be part of her Granddaughter's Wedding Day.
Congratulations to Jessica & Danny the Happy Couple.
“I placed the most precious person to me in your care my mother. I was so worried no one could look after her like me! you all proved me wrong, the care you all provided was the best any one could wish for to me your all angels I just cannot thank you all enough for what you did at the time when my mother needed the special tender care at the end of her life.[. BLESS YOU, ALL.]
WHAT A FANTASTIC TEAM YOU ALL ARE”
Jane SutcliffeFebruary, 2017
“My step mother was admitted to St Michael's after a 10-week spell in the Hospital. She had previously been in a residential home.
We were very anxious as one hears such horror stories about some nursing homes, but our fears were soon put to rest. From the reception staff to the cleaners, carers and nurses they are, without exception, wonderful. Sadly she was very frail when she arrived and was only there for six weeks before she passed away. The care she received for the last part of her life was, without a doubt, the best she could have received anywhere. Our heartfelt thanks to all concerned.”
Edward Oatley MBEAugust, 2017
“These are quotes from a letter I sent to St Michael's Care last week after my mother aged 103 died after having spent 6 years in the home.
"You have allowed and enjoyed mum expressing her personality, she has felt totally at home, she felt at ease with whoever was with her she has been able to express her thoughts and views as you made her feel "at home" with all of you."
"Thank you for enjoying her, encouraging her to do her washing, enjoying her moans and laughing and joking with her. You helped all of us understand the needs of the elderly."
"She constantly said how happy she was with all of you. We could go on and on and that is your strength. We will miss her, you will miss her but her memory is there for all of us."”