Monthly archive for December 2014

Happy 100th birthday and many more to come to Hutchinson Care Homes’ Clareview Resident Barbara Curran

What a way to celebrate the big 100 !! On Christmas Eve Clareview resident Barbara Curran celebrated her 100th Birthday. Yes – 100 Years Young !! Barbara hosted a party in Clareview and was helped to celebrate the auspicious occasion with family, friends, WI members, her minister from

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Christmas Eve at Clareview Celebrated with Annual Carol Service

To set us all up for Christmas day Clareview staff and family members entertained residents to a Carol Service & festive celebration on Christmas Eve. We all put our hearts and souls into singing a selection of favourite carols such as Silent Night, Away in a Manger

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Why does Santa always go down the chimney when he visits the Drummaul House Christmas Party? Because it Soots Him !!

Perhaps the worst joke you’ll hear this Christmas but that’s all part and partial of Christmas including the statutory visit from Santa Claus. If you had to visit every home in the world then maybe, just maybe you would think of starting early to ensure that everyone

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When Santa Visited Glenkeen Nursing Home why did he spend time in the garden ? Because he likes to Hoe, Hoe, Hoe

Ok it was a very bad joke but that’s all part and partial of Christmas including the statutory visit from Santa Claus. If you had to visit every home in the world then maybe, just maybe you would think of starting early to ensure that everyone who

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Santa Clause Starts His Rounds Early and Arrives at Clonlee Nursing Home

If you had to visit every home in the world then maybe, just maybe you would think of starting early to ensure that everyone who has been a good boy or girl gets the presents they deserve. Well Santa Clause made a surprise visit to Clonlee Nursing

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The Christmas Musical Merriment continues at Hutchinson Care Homes’ Clareview during the festive season

Residents and staff at Clareview Nursing Home enjoyed visits by two local school choirs this week, Ballyclare Primary and Doagh Primary.   Everyone enjoyed listening to the angelic voices of the children and sang along to the hymns and christmas songs they knew. Sharon Bell, Nurse Manager at Clareview

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Clonlee Residents Have a Ball at the Pantomime Cinderella in the Old Courthouse Antrim. Oh no they didn’t – Oh yes they did.

Enchanted pumpkins, sparkling glass slippers, a pair of Ugly Sisters and a handsome Prince can mean only one thing, the magical pantomime Cinderella. This Christmas family favourite is currently showing at the Old Courthouse Antrim. So it was with eager anticipation that Emily, Elizabeth and Gladys along

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Happy 91st Birthday and many more to come to
Hutchinson Care Homes’ Clonlee Resident Hugh Mackey

Residents and staff at Clonlee are always up for a party so when it was time to celebrate Hugh Mackey’s 91st birthday they all celebrated Hugh’s big day together and it was smiles and cheers all the way. Pepsi Latta, Nurse Manager at Clonlee, commented; “Hugh said

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Why did the skeleton not go the Clonlee Christmas Party?
Because he had no body to go with!
But everyone else did and it was awesome !

I know it’s a terrible joke but silly Christmas cracker jokes are all part of a good Christmas party and at Clonlee they know how to party. Everyone at Clonlee loves to party and the residents and staff at are no exception with everyone swinging along with

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Special Visitors provide Uplifting Music and Company in
Drummaul House in December to Keep Christmas Spirits High

We have had a wonderful December in Drummaul House so far with lots of singing and musical entertainment. We had a very wonderful visit from Dr. William McCrea who came with his son Steven and sang with us for a very uplifting hour. Then we had a

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