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!
An afternoon spent getting to know each other
With Halloween celebrations growing each year in the UK, our Birtley House activities team decided to really embrace it this year and make the most of our own home grown pumpkins.
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Our inspirational team of nurses and carers, recapping in the garden after a week of appraisals and reviews...
A brilliant afternoon of coffee, cake and prize winning.
Let's get ready to go!