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The Importance of Touch

From the moment we come into this world we long for touch, we thrive and grow when we are held close by our loved ones. This basic and essential need does not lessen as we get older, but often times the opportunities to have someone hold your hand, touch your face or give you a hug are fewer and fewer. Why is this?

It can happen for many reasons.  While it is second nature for parents to hug their children when ...

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Beechtree Nursing home & Christmas puddings – Keeping traditions alive

Keeping traditions alive, is this important in the times we live in? In a consumer driven economy where convenience is the motivating factor for so much, where do some of our older traditions fit in.

Beechtree Nursing Home feels keeping old traditions alive and active keeps our residents connected with the life they had growing up, stirring fond memories and nurturing a sense of well being. As we grow older keeping those connections with our younger days become even more important.

This ...

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Beechtree Nursing Home Memorial Service

Nursing-home-memorial-service-memory-treeLast week Beechtree held their memorial Service to remember residents who passed away over the past year. Thank you to everyone who helped out in any way, with special thanks to Fr Tom for being part of the ceremony.
We hope all the families and friends found the afternoon comforting and a place to reminisce and remember their loved ...

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Beechtree Nursing Home Summer Party

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Beechtree hosted their annual summer party on Thursday 17th August. The weather while mostly sunny with just one rain shower didn’t hamper the fun. Everyone was treated to the delicious food provided by Janice starting with the barbeque followed by a feast of delicious cakes & confectionary.
We had some of our past staff return ...

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