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Birtley Massage Therapist, Val Hutton, who had her head shaved in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support (see an earlier blog post) has now raised a staggering £2,835, which includes £600 donated from Birtley staff, residents and their families.
On the evening of Monday 12th September, twenty Residents gathered together for a Tropical themed supper, an idea that was put forward by the late, Heinz Mayer, so the evening was dedicated to him.
Birtley Massage Therapist, Val Hutton, has joined thousands of others in the UK who have been brave enough to have their head shaved in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
The gardens are producing an abundance of fruit & vegetables for our Resident's to enjoy being incorporated into their varied daily menu.
On Tuesday 16th August, Carol Smith ran her second 'Art in the woods' workshop day at Birtley. the group enjoyed a lovely day of artwork and Simon joined them to flex his artistic muscles!
On Friday 19th August, Derek Goode and his wife Betty, planted two Boscobel rose plants in the rose garden in memory of their great friend, Jean Donaldson.
Birtley House has successfully moved from a paper-based to a computerised care plan system with the advent of MED e-care.
On Wednesday 17th August, the Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Chris Storey, came to Birtley to unveil Liberty, the Birtley House entry in the Surrey Hills CowParade.
Residents and Staff entered into a competition to name the Birtley Cow that will form part of the Surrey Cow Parade and the joint winners were Miss Patricia Lewis and Senior Staff Nurse, Michelle Hutchison with the name LIBERTY (an anagram of Birtley). The competition raised £82.00 for the Community Foundation for Surrey.
The Carousel Theatre Company put on a puppet show for our residents at Birtley House
'Teamwork makes the dream work'
Throwback to 'Burns Night' at Birtley House
Another day for intergenerational learning to take place
A group coffee morning for all to enjoy
Well rested and returning home...
A family affair at our annual Carol concert