Summer’s last hurrah

24th September 2021

As last of the season’s sunny weather hung around just long enough for an Indian summer, we were fortunate enough to hold our first barbecue for two years. After more than 18…


‘Relax and rejuvenate’ craft sessions

21st July 2021

I’m sure we can all appreciate a relaxing hot bath; it’s a chance to soak away the troubles of the day and soothe aching muscles in a haze of bubbles. But get…


Nature’s Bounty

5th May 2021

Despite being native throughout western Atlantic Europe, Hyacinthoides non-scripta or – more commonly – the bluebell is an annual spring favourite in British woodlands, where between 25-50% of all common bluebells can…


Red Nose Day Fun!

22nd March 2021

This year’s event aimed to harness the power of laughter to get us through tough times which is just of course, IS what everyone needs right now in hopefully, the final stages…


Sharing some good news: Coronavirus update

22nd January 2021

Well, what a year it has been since that first lockdown of March 2020. The country has been gripped in fear, taken prisoner by an invisible enemy. But, at last − at…


The Old Rectory Virtual Tour

6th October 2020

Please see below our virtual tour of The Old Rectory. Due to current COVID restrictions, this enables you to experience a tour of our nursing home in the comfort of your own…


Pride in professionalism: A message of thanks

19th June 2020

Dear All, As I am sure we can all agree, these past months have been extraordinary times to be living through. People the world over have, by necessity, become accustomed to adopting…


The Spirit of the Age

12th May 2020

At 11am on Friday 8th of May 2020 Britain fell silent in recognition of the 75th anniversary of VE Day 1945 – the day Germany made its unconditional surrender to the Allies…


2020, THE YEAR OF THE RAT HAPPY (CHINESE NEW YEAR) Xīnnián kuàilè 新年快樂

7th February 2020

New Year is the most important occasion in the Chinese calendar and one we decided was well worth celebrating. Each year is named after one of the twelve signs in the Chinese…


Feathered Friends

24th September 2019

The majestic display made by birds of prey – swooping and diving in pursuit of their quarry – is a truly arresting sight to behold, yet it’s one rarely seen outside of…


Thirty years of happy memories

19th September 2019

It seems had to believe, but on September 9, The Old Rectory celebrated its pearl anniversary; yes, 30 years of serving the good people of Surrey with exemplary healthcare in our own…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…