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Here you will find more on life at Birtley including daily activities at Birtley House and special events that we host. Including news from Birtley Woodland adventures and the seasonal courses that operate onsite. You can also follow our social media channels for more information and live updates.

An ‘Arty’ afternoon

An afternoon of self expression took place today at Birtley House nursing home. Inspired by our resident woodland artist…

Our Living Wall

The latest planting project at Birtley is this fantastic ‘living wall’ which the Residents were very enthusiastic about. The…

Crafty Bugs

Crafty Bugs were created using various different materials and resulted in some fantastic insects which are now dotted around…

Wintershall Singers

The Wintershall Singers, a local group led by Stuart White, visited Birtley House on Wednesday 21st March for an…

A Vase of Flowers

Artist, Carol Smith, who runs classes in our woodland, spent an afternoon with our Residents encouraging them to create…

Spring flower arranging

An afternoon of flower arranging which everyone agreed was extremely therapeutic and relaxing!  The end results were beautiful and…

2018: Year of the Dog

Chinese New Year, the year of the Dog, was celebrated with the Residents at the end of February.  Several…

House & Home – Summer 2017

In this edition: Another award for BirtleyBirtley in the CommunityFrom Matron’s deskLicensing our new ChaplainA Bowl of CherriesOur new Deputy…

House & Home Winter 2016

In this edition: Critical Time for the Care IndustrySwedish MemoriesFrom Matron’s DeskThe RIPE ProjectA packed year of ActivitiesAutumn ColoursDavid…

House & Home Summer 2016

In this edition: Freedom of ChoiceFrom Matron’s deskThink Pink!From the KitchenMews NewsPoem by Mrs Pat ScraseA day in the…

House & Home Spring 2016

In this edition: Going the extra mileA-Z of ActivitiesFrom the KitchenGardening NewsCommunity LinksFrom Matron’s DeskBirtley is offically ‘Outstanding’Waverley CaresMews…

House & Home Autumn 2015

In this edition: Planning for the FutureFrom Matron’s deskFrom a Student’s Perspective70 Years fly byBirtley BefriendersA new kitchen at…

House & Home – Spring 2015

In this edition: A warm welcomeFrom Matron’s DeskElizabeth Care Certificate PresentationFoot HealthOn this day in history – 13th February The…

House & Home – Winter 2014

In this edition: Reassurance in a changing landscapeFrom Matron’s DeskIntroducing our Counsellor – Amber TurnellLife in ActivitiesMessages from our PAT…

House & Home – Autumn 2014

In this edition: Independence in CareFrom Matron’s DeskBirtley enters art competitionLife in ActivitiesGarden ViewsWoodlands update The Sculpture Garden 2014Date for…

House & Home – Spring 2014

In this edition: Hope Springs EternalFrom Matron’s DeskIntroducing Matron’s PABirtley joins the Gold ClubActivities at BirtleyGarden ViewsThe Bees have…

House & Home – Winter 2013

In this edition: More than just careActivities for allFrom matron’s deskThe recent CQC ReportGarden Views Winter 2013Producing Birtley CiderEstate…
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