Kitten Therapy

It is well documented the therapeutic benefits to be gained from owning a pet. As such Pet Therapy is now utilised throughout many health and care settings.

Here at Barty we have many opportunities throughout the year for our residents to get the rush of love uniquely derived from small animals.

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Cinderella it’s Panto Time at Barty! “Oh no it isn’t” …

The new year got off to a raucous start with the arrival of Tickled PinkProductions at Barty. The residents laughed, shouted and heckled their way through the afternoon’s production of Cinderella.

The show though classic in its portrayal of the well loved fairytale, contained songs we all knew and loved to sing a long with and a humorous adult undertone to be picked up by the quick witted amongst us.

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Scrabble Champion Challenge

Nora our current reigning Scrabble Champion displays her trophy with discretion and can be heard playing down her mastery of the art of Scrabble playing. However the word is out, and the residents and staff at Barty are keen to challenge her position. Laura from Activities even came in on her annual leave to pit her wit against Nora.

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A Centenary Year for Dotty

Wednesday 28th December was a remarkable day at Barty, as our dear sweet Dorothy chalked up her hundredth year. And what a fuss we made of her!

The Queen’s card arrived with royal best wishes, as did literally hundreds of others from all of us who know and love her. The Nursing Home took on the appearance of a florists, as the flowers flooded in.

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Christmas Party Barty Style

This years Activities Program for the residents families and friends of Barty House was jam packed with festive events, making for a truly memorable experience for all.

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Barty House Staff Christmas Collection for the Homeless

Saying a polite “no thank you” to Christmas cards and “yes please” to Bauble Donations for the less fortunate this year.

The staff at Barty this year are replacing Christmas cards with donations for baubles to adorn our Charitable Christmas Tree in the conservatory of Barty House.

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Staff Spotlight

Catherine Rouse – Team Leader (On the Right)
Cat came to work at Barty House on the 9th February 2015 as a Healthcare Assistant. Her dedication, hard work and pleasant manner contributed to her promotion to Team Leader on the 25th July 2016.

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Gone Yet Not Forgotten

The staff at Barty House honoured the memory of our residents that have peacefully passed away with dignity within our care over the last year.

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Lavender Craft Day

The residents garden has several well established Lavender Bushes, that Richard did a good job of pruning earlier in the year. The beautiful summer sunshine has meant that we have had a bumper crop of wonderful scented lavender, that has looked glorious and the bees have loved.

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