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"Oh I do like to be beside the seaside..."
23 May 2017
"Oh I do like to be beside the seaside..."

On Monday 22nd May, the Morning Activity Team arranged a fun, interactive session with Residents, reminiscing on memories of the great British seaside.

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Pebble Painting in Activities
16 May 2017
Pebble Painting in Activities

Residents got their paint brushes out last week and decorated a variety of pebbles during Activities.  The picture shows the wide spectrum of talent that our Residents possess (the pebbles will look even better once they have been varnished).

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Weysight Members visit Sculpture Exhibition
16 May 2017
Weysight Members visit Sculpture Exhibition

On Monday 15th May, the weysight group came to visit the Sculpture Exhibition on their annual excursion.  Members of the group have visual impairments and so use touch and feel to absorb the sculpture medium.

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Music Kids sing for Residents
16 May 2017
Music Kids sing for Residents

On Sunday 14th May, Godalming-based choir, Music Kids came to Birtley to give a wonderful singing performance for our Residents.

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Famous Women Quiz
11 May 2017
Famous Women Quiz

Our Residents love a Quiz and this one was no exception, there was much discussion about who the famous women were and what they were famous for...

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Birthday Surprise!
04 May 2017
Birthday Surprise!

Residents and staff joined together to wish Mary, our Housekeeping Manager a VERY HAPPY 70th Birthday!  Mary was presented with gifts from Residents and staff and we all enjoyed the celebratory cake, pink doughnuts and prosecco at the impromptu birthday party.

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Jewellery sale
27 April 2017
Jewellery sale

On Tuesday 25th April, local jewellery maker, Belinda Cramp brought a selection of jewellery to sell to Residents and staff. Everyone enjoyed a bit of retail therapy and we have booked Belinda to come again in November so everyone can stock up!

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Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden
27 April 2017
Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden

Many of you will have witnessed the flurry of activity happening in the grounds, as new sculptures arrive and are erected in situ. The annual Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden opens from 30th April - 4th June 2017, daily from 10am - 5pm.

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Happy Birthday Joan!
25 April 2017
Happy Birthday Joan!

On Thursday 20th April, Mews Resident, Joan Brooks celebrated her birthday with a delicious cake baked by our kitchen staff, which was thoroughly enjoyed by Residents and Joan's daughter Jane.

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St. Georges Day Celebrations
25 April 2017
St. Georges Day Celebrations

St. George's Day was celebrated a day late this year! An afternoon of music, discussion and history (including the legend of St. George & the Dragon) ensued, followed by a typical english afternoon tea which was enjoyed by all.

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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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