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An afternoon of music
14 January 2016
An afternoon of music

On the afternoon of Saturday 9th January, our Residents were entertained with traditional, old and contemporary music by Mervyn Mewis on the Hammer Dulcimer and Kathryn Young on the Concert Harp.

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Staff raise a glass to Tim
08 January 2016
Staff raise a glass to Tim

Staff raised their glasses to wish Tim well as he heads off for his 'Stag' Weekend prior to his wedding.

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New Years Eve Celebrations
08 January 2016
New Years Eve Celebrations

Residents and staff gathered together to celebrate New Years Eve during the afternoon of the 31st. Party hats and crackers accompanied by food & drink ensured a celebratory atmosphere that was thoroughly enjoyed by all.

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A wet start to the new year
08 January 2016
A wet start to the new year

A wet but warm start to the new year has caused major flooding in many parts of the country and here at Birtley we have been lucky enough to avoid being overtly affected. Pictures of the watery Estate, taken by our Estate Manager Jill Parrott, are shown below.

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Mayor's visit on Christmas Day
08 January 2016
Mayor's visit on Christmas Day

Mike Band, the Mayor of Waverley came to visit on Christmas Day with his wife Val. They spent time talking with the Residents who were gathered for lunch. Mike is pictured with Mrs Powell-Jones and Mrs Hawkins.

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Battle of the Hats
22 December 2015
Battle of the Hats

Lead Carer, Cheryl Searle, has a large selection of Christmas hats that she has been wearing in the run-up to Christmas. All are colourful, some have flashing lights and many move and/or play tunes - much to the enjoyment of our residents.

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Carols with the Residents
21 December 2015
Carols with the Residents

Readers of this blog will know that a week ago we had our annual carol concert with Blackheath and Bramley Choral Society. This year a new initiative in the lead-up to Christmas was 'Carols with the Staff' in afternoon Activities. 

 

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Waverley Cares Film Premier
18 December 2015
Waverley Cares Film Premier

Ever pro-active in the care arena, Waverley Borough Council commissioned a film earlier this year which would focus on care in all itforms, across the Borough. Not to be out-done by the Star Wars UK Premier, 'Waverley Cares' also had its premier on 17th December.

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Carol concert heralds the start of Christmas festivities at Birtley
15 December 2015
Carol concert heralds the start of Christmas festivities at Birtley

The annual carol concert by the Blackheath and Bramley choral society is always eagerly awaited by our residents, their families and friends and indeed the staff. Managing to fit so many people, some in wheelchairs, into the Drawing Room and Orangery is always rather interesting but somehow everyone was in place by the 7pm start, having first enjoyed Mulled Birtley cider and homemade mince pies.

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Celebrating Christmas with the GAMBIT Group
08 December 2015
Celebrating Christmas with the GAMBIT Group

Joining members of the GAMBIT group for their Christmas lunch always feels like the start of the Christmas festivities for a few of the BirtleyTeam. Birtley helps to support the group with funds raised for the Birtley House Community Fund, which is administered by the Community Foundation for Surrrey. 

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18 March 2019
Notes from our future history
Notes from our future history
08 March 2019
Creating Joy with the Carousel Theatre Company
Creating Joy with the Carousel Theatre Company

The Carousel Theatre Company put on a puppet show for our residents at Birtley House  

22 February 2019
Crisis in the Care Home Kitchen
Crisis in the Care Home Kitchen

'Teamwork makes the dream work'

13 February 2019
Throwback to 'Burns Night' at Birtley House
Throwback to 'Burns Night' at Birtley House

Throwback to 'Burns Night' at Birtley House

11 February 2019
Our New Monthly Garden Blog - Courtesy of Matt Miller
Our New Monthly Garden Blog - Courtesy of Matt Miller
31 January 2019
When the 'Little Harriers' landed at Birtley
When the 'Little Harriers' landed at Birtley

Another day for intergenerational learning to take place

24 January 2019
Watch Commander Steve Love and his FIRE team visit Birtley Residents
Watch Commander Steve Love and his FIRE team visit our Birtley Residents

Safety talks

18 January 2019
Coffee with Colleagues and Friends
Coffee with Colleagues and Friends

A group coffee morning for all to enjoy

11 January 2019
Recovery from a Palliative care case
Recovery from a Palliative care case

Well rested and returning home...

20 December 2018
Blackheath & Bramley Choral Society join us for another Christmas!
Blackheath & Bramley Choral Society join us for another Christmas!

A family affair at our annual Carol concert

 
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