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Animal Magic

11th July 2019

There are few amongst us who on seeing a kitten haven’t wanted to scoop it up and cuddle it. The therapeutic benefits of interacting with our furry (and feathered) friends is well…

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Beside the seaside, beside the sea

8th July 2019

“Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside…”; so, on the 4th of July, 10 residents and staff of The Old Rectory donned their sun hats and packed their sun cream,…

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Puttin’ on the Glitz

26th June 2019

For one day a year, everyone at The Geoghegan Group gets the chance to let their hair down at the annual staff party where we reward our hard-working staff and recognise their…

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Happy fifth anniversary to The Clavadel!

13th May 2019

On May 2, 2019 our friends at The Clavadel in Guildford took time out from their busy day to celebrate five years since first opening their doors to the public; and how…

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Easter egg-stravaganza at The Old Rectory

23rd April 2019

With Summer just around the corner (fingers crossed!), and the sun making more frequent guest appearances across our skies, it was wonderful to welcome the children from the local Rainbow’s End Pre-School…

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Christmas at The Old Rectory

15th January 2019

Christmas as The Old Rectory was a very festive and happy time.  We enjoyed listening to carols from many different local groups including heart-warming and uplifting songs from Ewhurst School who sang…

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‘Remember, remember…

7th November 2018

…the fifth of November: gunpowder, treason and plot.’ Or so the nursery rhyme tells us. Well, we certainly remember it at The Old Rectory. In fact, Bonfire Night is a major highlight on…

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An eventful life for Old Rectory residents

5th September 2018

There never seems to be a dull moment at The Old Rectory. A full activities programme and structured outings leave little time to be kicking one’s heels. In addition to regular coffee…

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Staff party

Letting our hair down

25th August 2018

Work hard and play hard and you can’t go far wrong, or so they say. Well, we certainly make sure that everyone across The Geoghegan Group, including all at The Clavadel in…

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Charitable giving that begins at home

11th August 2018

The Old Rectory residential nursing home has long been at the forefront of local fundraising activities for Arthritis Research UK (ARUK). As we all know, arthritis can have devastating effects on the…

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