10 December 2013

Step back in Time

An excellent example of recent interdepartmental co-operation was a special afternoon In Activities when the residents were transported back in time to a 1940’s/1950’s themed Tea Dance. The event was held in a decorated activities’ room hosted by two of our care assistants, Gyorgyi Mellor and Cheryl Searle.

They were treated to an afternoon of dancing from a visiting volunteer dance group, “Remain Nameless”, followed by a sumptuous tea of sandwiches, cakes and pastries, which were provided by assistant chef, Suree and Sister-in-Charge, Kim. A raffle had been organized in which every resident won a prize! The afternoon was a wonderful success and all who attended, thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The afternoon ended with Bob Sable, on behalf of all the residents, thanking Gyorgyi, Cheryl and all those involved, for a happy and memorable time. 

01 August 2018
An "Arty" afternoon
An 'Arty' afternoon

A theraputic afternoon of arts, crafts and colouring...

 

26 July 2018
Caring Coffee 'Chit-Chat'
Caring Coffee 'Chit-Chat'

Coffee, cake and chatter with friends...

16 July 2018
Happy Birthday NHS

Care services here at Birtley date back further than the NHS 70 years...

22 June 2018
Mama Buba Bump at Birtley House
Mama Buba Bump at Birtley House

Fun in the sun for a teddy bears picnic. 

 

21 June 2018
Our Strawberry Tea in the Rose Garden
Our Strawberry Tea in the Rose Garden

Drink me...

18 June 2018
Longacre School Chamber Choir visit to Birtley House
Longacre School Chamber Choir
13 June 2018
Stone Carving
Stone Carving with Simon Keeley

Giving stone carving a go at Birtley House

12 June 2018
Let's care for volunteer carers in Surrey
Let's care for volunteer carers in Surrey

This week (11 – 17 June) is Carers Week – an annual campaign that seeks to raise awareness of those who volunteer their time to care for others on an unpaid basis, highlight some of the challenges they face and recognise the contribution they make to society.

11 June 2018
Here's to trying new things...
Here's to trying new things...

Afternoon of Willow Weaving and Wood Carving. 

22 May 2018
Spotting Dementia

It’s Dementia Action Week 2018 this week (21 – 27 May) - an awareness week that exists to shine a light on the devastating condition, which is said to develop in someone every three minutes.

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