The latest news from Birtley House Nursing Home

Blog

 

Follow our blog page to keep up to date with daily activities and special events from the whole Birtley community, including Birtley House, Birtley Woodland activities, halow in the Kitchen garden, our events, charity projects and more.


If you would like to subscribe to our mailing list for our newsletter and information on events, please contact kerry.h@birtleyhouse.co.uk or select our mailing preferences form to complete the short survey.

Mailing Lists Preferences Form

You can see further snippets of life at Birtley House (including live activity) through our Social Media accounts:

Facebook: Birtley House Nursing Home

Instagram: birtleyhouse_nursinghome

Twitter: @birtleyhome

 

Spring Poem - written by Residents during morning Activities...
06 April 2017
Spring Poem - written by Residents during morning Activities...

Poem written by the Residents during morning activities with Rosa & Cheryl.

 

 

 

 

Read More
Comments (0)
Easter biscuit making
06 April 2017
Easter biscuit making

Residents enjoyed making Easter biscuits in Activities on Tuesday afternoon - the cooking is always popular, possibly due to the enjoyment of the end product!  The Activity was dedicated to Iris Newton who sadly passed away on Sunday 2nd April as she always enjoyed the cookery Activities.

Read More
Comments (0)
GSF Platinum Award
04 April 2017
GSF Platinum Award

On Friday 31st March at the bi-annual GSF Conference, Karen Williams accepted the Platinum Award on behalf of Birtley House, presented by Frank Ursell, Chief Executive Officer RNHA.

Read More
Comments (0)
FANtastic afternoon activity
28 March 2017
FANtastic afternoon activity

Yesterday's afternoon activity included a colourful display of fans, along with learning about the language of fans which is important as the wrong message can easily be conveyed by incorrect positioning of the fan on the body or face!

Read More
Comments (0)
Celebrating Dame Vera Lynn's 100th Birthday
21 March 2017
Celebrating Dame Vera Lynn's 100th Birthday

Celebrating Dame Vera Lynn's 100th Birthday: Our Residents had a wonderful time, singing along to her popular songs including 'We'll Meet Again' and 'The White Cliffs of Dover'.

Read More
Comments (0)
Celebrating St Patrick's day the Birtley way
18 March 2017
Celebrating St Patrick's day the Birtley way

'Celebrating St Patrick's Day the Birtley way' at a special themed evening for our Residents complete with a delicious Irish-inspired meal prepared by our Chefs; green decorations and shamrocks aplenty and a drop or two of Jamieson's and Baileys. 

Read More
Comments (0)
Longacre School Children entertain Residents
16 March 2017
Longacre School Children entertain Residents

Pupils from Longacre School, aged 6 upwards came to entertain our Residents today with a selection of musical pieces. The 12-strong choir (including two cellists) had the audience enraptured and the Residents enjoyed talking with the children when the singing was finished.

Read More
Comments (0)
Championing excellent End-of-Life care
15 March 2017
Championing excellent End-of-Life care

Karen spoke with great passion at the 'End of Life Care' conference today, 

Read More
Comments (0)
Community links continue with the Halow Project
14 March 2017
Community links continue with the Halow Project

Birtley have forged links with the Halow Project in Guildford and the kitchen garden has been converted into a community garden, where the young people can explore their interest in outdoor activity.

Read More
Comments (0)
Charlotte offers Manicure & Polish for Residents
09 March 2017
Charlotte offers Manicure & Polish for Residents

Care Assistant, Charlotte McNamara who is a qualified beautician, now offers a Manicure & Polish Service for Residents who would like to have their hands looking lovely. Enquiries should be made through the Nursing & Care Teams.

Read More
Comments (0)
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

 
Website by Red Ant Solutions

Site Map | Privacy Notice | Cookie Notice | Terms & Conditions

© 2019 Birtley House Group Ltd. Registered in England 5814316