The importance of power of attorney (LPA) for the elderly.
After 30 years in the building industry, Ian can turn his hand to many types of work. Which is a good job as he is in charge of our maintenance at Birchwood House.
Respite care is a short-term stay, often around one to two weeks, in a care home, such as Birchwood House, and is usually arranged to give a carer a holiday from their care-related duties. These breaks can be planned or, in cases of emergency, unplanned or at short notice. This is particularly common when friends or family members are acting as a carer and allows them time to look after their own health and well-being.
Our residents and staff travelled back in time to enjoy a medieval-themed summer party held within our 9 acres of picturesque, landscaped gardens on 30th June 2021.
Keeping the residents at Birchwood House mentally and physically active is the job of Activities Co-ordinator Zoe.
Finding the right care home for a loved one can be a stressful and challenging experience, and often one that people only do once or twice in their lifetime. The location of a care home is therefore critical for a number of reasons. Here we take you through some useful points to consider when choosing a care home for a loved one.
We are delighted to announce that Birchwood Care will be hosting an Open Day on Saturday 26th June from 2 to 4pm. The Open Day will take place in our beautiful nine-acre gardens at Birchwood House in Speldhurst, on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells.
We’re giving away a Cream Tea for Two with the May issue of Birchwood Care and on our Facebook page. Our Chef at Birchwood House is Anne and she comes up with tasty and nutritionally balanced meals for the residents each day. As well as meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Anne really enjoys bakingContinue reading “Cream Tea Giveaway – who will you invite for tea?”
From May 3rd visitors to Birchwood House will be able to hold hands and enjoy face-to-face conversations with their loved ones as part of the next step of lockdown easing.
The staff at Birchwood House held a quirky ‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed Mad Hatter’s Tea Party for the residents of our Speldhurst care home, to bring a sense of fun and magic to all this Easter.