At an awards ceremony held at Epsom Downs Racecourse, Karen Williams was presented with the prestigious 'Manager of the Year' Award. Accompanied by 11 cheering members of staff, representing several departments at Birtley, a delighted Karen received her award from BBC news reader Nicholas Owen.
'Karen has provided care staff with an innovative career structure with opportunities for promotion, if they wish to develop their roles, while essentially remaining care givers. She has introduced the new role of Counsellor into the home in order to offer residents and their families additional emotional and psychological support'.
Many congratulations to Karen from everyone at Birtley. You deserved to win, and we are all absolutely delighted that you did!
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.
Having made the decision that additional care is required and that a nursing home is the right solution, finding the right one can be a daunting process. To help ease this, Birtley House nursing home guildford have devised a check list of the initial, most important considerations for any individual or family.
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Its not just our house that is your home, our garden is too...
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.
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