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Dedicated Nursing Care for when it really matters

Nurses Holding Hands

When you think of nursing care the first thing that can come to mind is that care requires a number of complexities and with that comes great responsibility. Nursing care is an entirely dedicated profession that involves a multitude of services that is delivered by a highly trained team with integrity being the key quality that stands out the most when delivering nursing care support. It exudes dependability, loyalty, honesty, and good judgement and respect. All attributes we want to aspire to in ourselves.

But what about when you think about nursing care, its values, and what job roles hold these traits in high regard; you think of those in care and support services or those who devote their lives to the profession such as our hard-working nurses. Our nurses make a considerable difference in many people’s lives; it is considered a calling rather than a career especially for the elderly as they can be their lifeline and connection to the outside world.

However, with the ongoing news from The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) giving us updates regarding the biggest-ever strikes over pay, you can imagine that these strikes really are the last resort for this industry sector. This planned industrial action compounds and highlights the number of nurses, midwives, and nursing associates who are unhappy and considering leaving the profession. Figures from Skills for Care state that since March 2022, 22% of nurses have left through personal circumstances, 18% due to pressure/stress and 13% from workplace culture.

Delivering the Highest Levels of Care at Birtley House

Birtley House understands the pressures of the role of nurses and nursing associates and, in some cases, that they are perhaps not looked after as well as they should be in the industry. At Birtley, House we strive to offer all our Registered General Nurses (RGN’s) the culture and core values that we actively promote here at the care home ensuring they are working in an environment that is caring, empowering and self-fulfilling and most importantly happy. We take tremendous pride in creating an inspirational and motivational working environment where passionate people can pursue their careers within the care and social sector. Birtley House provides exceptional specialist, long-term care and holistic care to its residents and strives to gain the best from its employees through job flexibility, nurse-led training, career development and job satisfaction, all within a supportive framework.

A huge part of our community that we are proud of is that we provide a friendly and supportive working environment underpinned by the four cornerstones of our core values:

  • Kindness
  • Integrity
  • Positivity
  • Adaptability

These core values act as a pillar framework in every aspect of what we do here at the care home in Bramley, from the staff and resident training we provide, 24-hour round the clock care to the ethos of the family-run home. We are always ensuring that we provide that specialist type of individual care package for our residents when it really matters, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and that is all thanks to our special team of hard-working nurses and carers.

Birtley House is a privately-owned and family-run care home in Bramley, Guildford, Surrey, offering residential, nursing, respite and end of life care for up to 47 people. If you are interested in learning more about Birtley House Nursing home or want to become one of our valued team members, please call 01483 892 055 or