Briarlea Summer Fete ’23

Briarlea Summer Fete ’23

We enjoyed the last of the summer this bank holiday weekend by holding our annual fete at Briarlea.  Carers and residents began by setting up our fair stalls inside the home, decorating the building, and soon we were ready to welcome in the community.  It...
“Opa!” Briarlea Celebrates Greek Night

“Opa!” Briarlea Celebrates Greek Night

For the latest in our round-the-world series, our dining room was turned into a Greek Taverna for ‘Greek Night’ at Briarlea Care Home. Greek flag bunting was hung from the ceiling. Meanwhile volumes of Greek mythology, olive trees, Grecian urns and classical busts...
A Taste of Poland 

A Taste of Poland 

Briarlea’s residents had an exciting evening celebrating Polish cuisine at the care home.  Briarlea’s refurbished dining room was cloaked in the red and white Polish flag, along with cute dolls dressed in the folk outfits of various Polish regions. We placed...
Our Easter Holiday

Our Easter Holiday

It’s been a whirlwind Easter break here at Briarlea – full of tasty treats, Easter games and all round festive fun.   We started to gear up for the Easter weekend on Holy Tuesday, where residents met in the dining room to sample all the different varieties...
Briarlea Care Home Goes to Italy

Briarlea Care Home Goes to Italy

Our residents enjoyed La Dolce Vita at Briarlea’s recent Italian Night. The dining room ceiling was adorned with Italian Tricolour bunting, whilst tables were decorated with breadsticks, olives and authentic red-checkered table clothes. For a bit of fun, we also set...
Briarlea’s Visit to Ellenden Farm

Briarlea’s Visit to Ellenden Farm

Earlier this month, we enjoyed a great trip out to Ellenden Farm, where our service user Jim was introduced to the delightful Dotty – one of Ellenden’s exceedingly cuddly lambs! After the winter spent in cosy coffee shops and other inside venues, it felt fab to...