25 January 2017

Celebrating Burns' Night

Celebrating Burns' Night

Burns' Night was celebrated (one day early) complete with all the usual traditions: piping in of the Haggis; the Selkirk Grace (by Scottish Resident Andrew Jamieson); address to the Haggis; Toasts to the Lassies (by Resident Jim Boston) and the Laddies (by Mrs Hawkins from Birtley Mews). 

Our new Chef, Kerry Nash, and his team produced a delicious Scottish taster menu of Haggis, Neeps & Tatties complete with whisky gravy; Dundee Cake, Fudge, Shortbread and Cranachan for dessert; complete with a wee Dram for those who enjoy whisky. The Haggis was donated by our Scottish Clinical Lead Michelle Hutchinson whose Grandfather, a Master Butcher in Scotland, had trained the butcher who supplied the delicious Haggis.

Quite amazingly, our intrepid Residents then enjoyed traditional afternoon tea! A very happy, and rather filling, time was had by all!

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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