On 28th June 1918 the Treaty of Versailles was signed.

The Treaty ended the state of War, but it would be six months later until the Armistice was signed on 11th November 1918 and the fighting ended.

Come and share your thoughts and memories with us at St Michael's over afternoon tea as we commemorate this anniversary and other significant events over the last ten decades.

We will remember those who gave so, much so willingly.

Why The Poppy?

Colonel John McCrae lost a friend during the conflict and was inspired by the sight of Poppies growing an a scarred battlefield, he went on to write the famous poem 'In Flanders Field'.

After World War 1 the Poppy was adopted as a sign of remembrance...….wear a Poppy with pride this Armistice Day.





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John WilliamsonMay, 2019

“The support and care that my mother has been provided over a 5 month period has been amazing. The friendship of the staff provided was second to none as was their patience with my calls checking up on Mum. The consideration given to medical and palliative support was always well informed. I never had any doubts that Mum was being looked after professionally in a well-provided environment.

I have marked the section 'Management' as 'Good' - the ward supervision, alerts of health deterioration, and administration of care, food, drink, cleaning and activities was excellent, but in my 5 months association with St Michaels, I had no contact to assess the home's 'Management', perhaps because the NHS was the funding provider. So neither can I rate 'Value for Money'.

I would want to thank many by name but this site asks me not to do so. The personal service Mum and my family received made the end of her life calm, enjoyable, pain-free, and dignified in every way that was possible.”

Peter PhillipsAugust, 2018

“Mum was living in St Michaels for just short of five years.
During her time there she received a very good standard of care.
The home was cleaned to a high standard.
The staff from top to tail showed respect whilst being cheerful and considerate.
Thank you.
Well done all.”

Irene BossJanuary, 2019

“I couldn't wish for better care. Staff treat my husband as a friend and not just another patient.
Always there for me with support when needed.”