Monthly archive for August 2014

Top Marks for Ballyclare and Clareview Staff on Completion of Alzheimer’s Society Foundation Certificate in Dementia Awareness.

It was not only A and AS Level students who were receiving top marks recently as Hutchinson Care Home staff from Ballyclare and Clareview Nursing Homes were presented with certificates having successfully completed the exam for Alzheimer’s Society Foundation Certificate in Dementia Awareness. Naomi Carey, Director Hutchinson

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In the Summertime When the Weather is Fine – or not – You Can Stretch Right Up and Touch the Sky with Drummaul House Residents

What a summer it was in 1970 when The boys of Mungo Jerry handed the world the ultimate laid-back summer track when they released the vaguely tropical jam “In the Summertime”. So despite the sun not quite splitting the trees in a similar fashion to our recent

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It’s over 100 Years Since the First Crufts Dog Show but
only A Few Weeks Since the First Clareview Dog Show

  We have all heard of Crufts – one of the largest dog events in the world. No longer purely a dog show, Crufts celebrates every aspect of the role that dogs play in our lives.Set up in Victorian times by the late Charles Cruft in 1891

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“Howzat? Time to Ramp Up The Run Rate for The Hutchinson Red Chillie Cricket Team Sponsored By Hutchinson Care Homes in the forthcoming Indian Festival of Cricket Cup

The fourth test may be taking place between Indian and England at Old Trafford today and with the five match series level at 1-1 it’s all to play for  – weather permitting-  but there is a much bigger match taking place this Sunday as the Red Chillie Cricket

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A Very Credible Second Place for Massereene Manor at The Inaugural Hutchinson Care Homes Bake Off

Tensions were high in Clareview Nursing home in Ballyclare as they hosted the inaugural Hutchinson Care Homes Bake Off on 31 July 2014. The gauntlet was set down and the challenge was taken up by Drummaul House, Clonlee, Massereene Manor, Clareview and Ballyclare in a bid to

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Visits from the Brain Bus, Whistler the Dog and Afternoon Tea at Parkhall Senior School for Massereene Manor Residents in Another Busy Month

Looks like another busy month at Massereene Manor as the residents enjoyed another visit from the brain bus – a mobile activity unit for older people and those with dementia. The Brain Bus provides participants with both physical and cognitive therapies aiding the management of dementia symptoms

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Not Quite The Commonwealth Games – but Everyone from Massereene Manor show they are Up for A Sporting Challenge

The Commonwealth Games may have ended in Glasgow but the sporting competitiveness is still evident at Massereene Manor as golf and boccia take centre stage. Every Friday residents from both houses at Massereene, Adeleine House and John Irvine House enjoy getting together for a boccia competition. The

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On Your Marks, Get Set, Bake at The Inaugural Hutchinson Care Homes
Bake Off at Clareview Nursing Home and Not A Soggy Bottom in Sight

Tensions were high in Clareview Nursing home in Ballyclare as they hosted the inaugural Hutchinson Care Homes Bake Off on 31 July 2014. The gauntlet was set down and the challenge was taken up by Drummaul House, Clonlee, Massereene Manor, Clareview and Ballyclare in a bid to

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