On Tuesday 14th February put on your head-dress, necklaces, feather boas, your trilby, spats and tie and come along to Mike's Speakeasy Jazz Club. Enjoy a selection of canapes and cocktails, all non-alcoholic of course, it is the prohibition but say the password and a shot of alcohol may appear from behind the bar! Adrian and his Jazzmen will be performing jazz classics as you sit at the tables enjoying your food and drinks. Try a 'Fats Waller Storm', a 'Billie Holiday Breeze' or a 'Trumpet Blower', maybe you would prefer to sample 'Dizzie Gillespis's Cheeks', 'The Duke' or a 'Count Basie'. All made with fresh fruit juices, lemonade, club soda etc. Remember the secret shot glass available with the password! See you there, 2pm - 4pm in the Garden Room which will be transformed into a jazz club.
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Debra KingDecember, 2016

“Mum has been there two years after stroke in 2012. My mother was really active before her stroke. I never wanted to put my mum in a nursing home, but being disabled myself doing all we could as a family at home. First few years caring for her at home we had no option in the end and put her in a nursing home. She needed 24 hr care. Has taken a few changes to find the right one, but we have finally found it. Carers are really good with her and concerns you may have. The manager is really helpful. There are always problems when relatives adapt to living in a nursing home big change for them. Staff and management have done best to make mum feel at home. Problems fixed no problem, they are used to caring for the elderly they now, want works best for the peace of mind of our loved ones, advise, help make decisions. Makes loved one's worries go away. Daily cleaning happy in their environment my mother is happy there & calls it home dining room, tv lounge garden party's entertainment. Good food living room seafront is so close. beach cafe ice cream, pub high street”

Christine MearsMarch, 2017

“I am very impressed with the level of care my husband is receiving. He arrived from a previous care home and was rather neglected. He is now being cared for and it is the best it can be. I can now relax and not worry. The staff are friendly and professional.”

Glyn PettitNovember, 2018

“Our mother was admitted to St Michael's in April 2018 for end of life care. During her stay our mother has received the highest quality care in beautiful surroundings, The decor of the room was of a high standard and also restful. Furniture was constantly being upgraded and all suitable equipment for my mother's support was available.

From the welcome by reception when checking in to signing out in mid-November they remained warm and friendly. Care staff, nursing staff, activity and domestics all gave 100% and made us feel part of their family. Nothing was too much trouble and our mother always looked beautiful, clean and rested when we arrived at any time unannounced.

Sadly our mother passed away in their care but it was only with the love and care given that made it a really special moment. Finally thanks to the management for giving our mother the care and dignity in her final months of life. Bless you all.”