The staff at Sunnymead Residential Home aim to provide high quality care services
in a homely, relaxed environment. We aim to foster and develop resident’s feelings
of independence, self worth, and personal fulfilment in a safe and secure environment.
‘My Home Life Project’
Sunnymead is one of the leading homes in Northern Ireland which promotes, and uses
the ‘My Home Life Project’ to improve the quality of life for residents, staff and
visitors. The project is lead by the University of London, & Help the Aged. Sunnymead
has won awards and national recognition for its unique approached to this ground
Community Life, as a small “community”, we actively encourage residents and their
families to become partners in care and to offer their help, experience, skills and
opinions to assist us to constantly improve the service we provide.
Residents are encouraged to choose how they spend their day within the home in a
We encourage residents to individualize their rooms by, at the homes discretion,
bringing small pieces of furniture, pictures etc into the home.
Opinions & Ideas
Residents are encouraged to contribute to small daily duties within the home as they
wish and to attend residents meetings in order to offer their opinions and ideas.
Skills & Talents
Residents and families are encouraged to get involved in events within the home and
to offer their skills and talents at planned activities.
Family, Friends & Staff
Residents are encouraged to maintain social contacts by getting out and about as
much as possible with appropriate levels of supervision from family, friends and