There is nothing that can compare with feeling soil between your fingertips and under your nails, not having a care for the mess but simply enjoying the moment whilst gardening. Again this year we have created our own glorious hanging baskets to adorn the walls of the residents’ Court Yard Garden, and once again they look blooming beautiful.Read More
When Nurse Paula arrives at Barty with her stunningly beautiful cat Ronnie, she knows exactly where to head for. The welcoming loving arms of Valerie who’s love of cats knows no boundaries.
They say a picture can paint a thousand words, indeed this image shouts of two contented souls.Read More
On a dismal and dreary April day the ladies of Barty House were once again indulged with a Spa afternoon. On offer were manicures and nail polishes with a vast variety of colours to choose from. Notably Olive felt inspired to inform us all of her grandmother’s view on women who paint their nails:Read More
Springtime at Barty is annually announced with a spectacular show of blossom, courtesy of our beautiful Magnolia tree on the front lawn, providing a carpet of fallen blooms on the ground amongst the upright bright yellow daffodils.Read More
Bunting at the ready, Barty marked the occasion of the Queen’s Birthday by creating an image of her on a cup cake. Obviously why wouldn’t you? This was done under the experienced professional tutorage of Emma, a cake decorator with talents beyond most of ours.Read More
Barty’s Activities team rose to the challenge to join in with Care Homes across the nation on Red Nose Day and took part in the NAPA (National Activities Providers Association):
Sing-A-Song Intergenerational Challenge
So on March 24th at 3pm we all joined in singing the Carpenters Sing A Song tune, along with Care Homes Nationwide. Hopefully others were more in tune than the staff and residents at Barty!Read More
On Friday 17th February the Vinters Brownies once again came to Barty House to spend an enjoyable afternoon with the residents. Bringing along with them beautiful handmade programmes for their well rehearsed Showtime event.
The programme included :
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.Read More
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.Read More