The carehome.co.uk Top 20 Care Home Awards 2020 highlight the most recommended Care Homes in each region of the UK. The Awards are based on the Individual and Group Review Score, as of 28th February 2020. The Shelley is delighted and proud to announce that for the 5th consecutive year, it has been selected for the Top 20 Care Home in South East England award. Congratulations to everyone at The Shelley. Way to go team. High Fives all around.
"Lovely spring trip out to Coombes Farm for the lambing. We plan to go again next week as so many wanted to come!"
We held our very own Classic Car show at The Shelley – helping our lovely residents relive their motoring youth. Fair to say, it was all go. With everyone enjoying the trip back in time to classic motoring.
The Shelley is OUTSTANDING AGAIN We’re delighted to announce that we have just received an OUTSTANDING result for our latest CQC review and audit. We have been awarded OUTSTANDING in all 5 categories – and are one of a dozen or less Care Homes in the country to have achieved this! More soon!
Carmen Miranda visits The Shelley? Carmen, eat your heart out! Pete our activities Co-ordinator shows how it should be done. (You can decide what ‘It’ is). You can watch Carmen do Chica Chica Boom Chic here
There is always something happening at The Shelley… The Shelley was visited by Reptylers who brought in a selection of fascinating animals to look at. The residents’ initial wariness of snakes, lizards, chameleons, bearded dragons turned to genuine joy as they all got to overcome their fears and get up close to these fascinating creatures. A little flavour of France came wafting over the Chanel with our French Accordion evening. Fantastique! We have all styles of music at The Shelley – folk musicians, 1930’s troubadours, opera singers, rat pack loungers and choirs are just some of the performers we have had [...]
Top 20 Recommended Care Home 2017! Congratulations to everyone @ The Shelley as it has just been awarded a ‘Top 20 Recommended Care Home 2017’
Christmas Countdown at The Shelley Ok, its only just November and maybe its too early to speak of Christmas but at The Shelley we cant help it. Anybody who knows us knows that our spectacular decorations are second to none and rest assured, plans are underway to make this year the most outstanding. Watch this space!
Halloween at The Shelley Just look at some of the residents pumpkin carvings as we join in with the Halloween spirit (or is it spirits?). Spooky, creepy and just a little fun. The Shelley has unusually grown some cobwebs and a few spiders invaded. Their is even a skeleton in the hallway of all places!!. A number of very brave residents are waiting up for some of the fancy dressed local adolescents to pop in with their feeble demands for treats. We are prepared with our plentiful sweets and Marlene is at the door. They will soon be on their way. [...]
Alpacas are in The Shelley Wow! Lots of people visit The Shelley, lots of animals have been before, donkeys, goats etc. Lots of birds, Owls for instance but today we have some very beautiful and very very cute visitors. Alpacas.Unique to their native South America these very special mammals were very well received by all the residents whom witnessed these cute faced and friendly, cuddly friends. Let’s hope they come back soon. Wonderful.