Programs

Activities Program
The Activity Director is Meris Keating. Our Island Home is very proud of its diverse activities programming. It is planned to provide incentive and opportunity for the residents to use mental, social, and physical capabilities and skills. This includes games, movies, art class, crafts, parties, discussion groups, homemaking activities, movement and exercise programming, gardening, field trips, clergy (ministers of all faiths are welcome and encourage to visit), and much more.

To list a few of the community activities our residents participate in are:
  • Daffodil Parade
  • Boston Pops Concert
  • Christmas Stroll and Tree Decorating
  • Whaling Museum Trips
  • Annual Our Island Home Fair
  • Coast Guard Valentine’s Day Ball
Our Annual Fair is a fun filled day! Please contact Meris if you would like to assist with the preparation or on the actual day.

Music for Memories
Our Island Home currently participates in the Music for Memories concept by providing IPods(c) to residents with Alzheimer or other related Dementias with personalized music to provide our residents with familiar music that serves to help invoke memories, improve mental functioning, and improve overall quality of life. This has been amazing process to watch and very successful. To read more about this please visit the Music and Memories website.

Rehabilitation Program
Our rehabilitation program is offered 7 days a week. Therapy is offered under our Restorative Nursing Program or though skilled therapist (physical, occupational, and speech) that have expertise in both therapy evaluation and treatment.

With a physician prescribed order; a treatment plan is developed that suits each individual’s needs. Our rehab services are designed to maintain each individual’s level of functioning, independence, or assist them in reaching their highest level of functioning as well as to assist in the transition from post acute care to home.