The Garden of St Michael's turned out to be a very popular place to be on August 15th as our Tropical Paradise Party was in full swing, there event tents which were decorated with tropical flowers, birds & bunting.
Simon our Chef was kept busy cooking Jerk Chicken fillets, Caribbean Lamb burger and other mouth-watering tropical delights, our Tikki Bar was stocked with a delicious Malibu Rum Punch, Tropical Pimm's and fruit Cocktails.
Piggybank Nursery came along, to spend the afternoon on the 'beach' created with sand, shells buckets & spades and a paddling pool full of water to complete the beach look. The Residents', their families and staff joined in by dancing to John & Angie who were entertaining us with their live music and combined with the sounds of Reggae, the afternoon was a totally Tropical success.
A special thanks to our Activity Co-Ordinator's for working so hard to provide us with a fun filled event.
“We have always been happy with the care that my brother has received at St Michaels. The staff from management down to nurses, carers, and domestic staff all take an interest in the well-being of my brother. He always seems content, warm and comfortable. He also enjoys the food at St Michaels. We hear so many horror stories these days about badly run care home that we often reflect how lucky my brother is to be at St Michaels.”
Rita CookJuly, 2019
“My mother had a short stay at St Michael's but she was looked after and cared for excellently. Mum was very poorly but nothing was too much trouble for the staff at St Michael's. It was a very caring home and kept spotlessly clean. There was plenty going on and the social team didn't leave those out who were unable to leave their rooms even if they went in and had a chat or read a book with them. Receptionist very kind and helpful.”
Cheryl PullingAugust, 2016
“During the two years I have been visiting I have found most of the staff including the nurses to be friendly and helpful. I have noticed on numerous occasions how short staffed the home can be. In spite of that, the staff tend to work it out amongst themselves. There is rarely tension between them. Everybody is well cared for and treated with immense dignity. Only on very few occasions have I heard the staff short tempered. I find that very impressive. Cleanliness is good. The rooms are shabby, the carpets equally so. The bedding is dreadful, old, discoloured, mismatched and ill-fitting. The food is exceptionally good. It is always served hot and well presented. Compliments to the chef. My friend's clothes are always clean but she sometimes smells of urine. Short staffed, I would blame for that. I must add that the positive comments far outweigh the negative ones. I am very happy with the love and care my friend receives. It pleases me that she is very fond of the staff.”