Shimmer curtains hung at the windows, vintage handbags swung from the lights, 1920's pictures lined the shelves. The cocktails were ready, the umbrellas and slices of fruit in the glasses, the shots on the tray, the canapes on the table, the band began to play and the party began.
Residents wore head dresses, beads and Al Capone hats as they settled into Mike's Speakeasy. Our Executive Chef Simon had chosen delicious, tempting canapes, Debbie and the staff on duty worked hard keeping glasses full of the popular cocktails plus the shot glasses of course.
Residents joined in with Adrian and his Jazzmen, singing along to well known numbers. The band were fun, entertaining and talented and will hopefully be returning again.
An afternoon of laughter, conversation and enjoyment passed too quickly with friendships being made and strengthened. What a fabulous way to spend a February afternoon.
“In November 2015 my mother had a serious stroke which left her speechless, immobile and unable to swallow. She spent the next year and half in four different hospitals making a slow recovery. On discharge, she was placed in an interim care home and from there I was extremely fortunate to obtain for her a placement at St Michael's. Since her arrival in July 2017 she has made a quantum improvement both physically and psychologically. Because of the interactive nature of the environment, together with the level of care and respect gladly given by staff, I see she has turned a new chapter in her life which is now more fruitful and engaging. Thank you all for your continued commitment.”
Daphne TilbeeSeptember, 2017
“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”
Takanao ItoAugust, 2016
“We are very content with this care home. All of the staff are kind and caring people. The atmosphere is also very good. We can talk about anything to anybody. Thank you!! All in all, nothing to complain about regarding your services!! 10 out of 10!!”