Monthly archive for August 2015

Tablets to the Fore as Epicare Touch Shows Further Technology Advances in Patient Care at Hutchinson Care Homes

Nothing stands in the way of progress at Hutchinson Care Homes and the latest technological innovation has taken patient care to another level.  The introduction of Epicare Touch, a tablet based programme provided through EpicCare, ensures members of a patient’s healthcare team have access to the patient’s

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A Big Thank you from Friends of the Cancer Centre
to everyone at Hutchinson at Home

It was a big ” Thanks ” recently to all the staff at Hutchinson at Home who donated a cheque for £300 to fundraising Manager Claire Hogarth for the charity. The money had been given to the staff  by a client’s husband to spend on a night

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Secret Passion Comes to Light at Massereene Manor

There is a closely guarded secret at Massereene Manor which has just come to light so please keep it to yourself. The residents at Massereene grow their own rhubarb and then get to enjoy the finished product – either in rhubarb jam or everyone’s favourite rhubarb pie.

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A Spark of Extra Life as Clareview Nursing Home welcomes New Visitors

On Friday 14th August, residents  at Clareview private nursing home were treated to a visit by our local SPARK group.  SPARK are a group of local young Christians who meet up to find ways to practically serve god and to love others in ways such as offering

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Fantastic Family Fun Day at Drummaul House Despite the Weather

Residents, staff, family and friends enjoyed a wonderful Family Fun Day at Drummaul House on Saturday 8th August despite the weather not being kind to anyone. The children enjoyed the bouncy castle and slide while some of the adults indulged in some very energetic dancing and availed

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Make No Bones About It – Life’s Not Ruff at Second Annual Clareview Dog Show

Crufts is probably the largest dog event in the world celebrating every aspect of the role that dogs play in our lives.Set up in Victorian times by the late Charles Cruft in 1891 Charles Cruft was a great showman and would surely have enjoyed the size and

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All Dressed Up but Somewhere to Go as Clonlee Residents set off for
Tea Dance in the Old Court House Antrim

“But I’ve nothing to wear”  so said  residents Maggie and Sally from Clonlee Nursing Home as they prepared to set off for a Tea Dance in Old Court House Antrim. Both residents and staff were all excited at going to the event – it was the talk

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No Problem with Five a Day at Clonlee with a Little Help from Ballycraigy Primary School

We all know the importance of getting our “Five a Day ” in terms of  fruit and vegetables and that is always uppermost in the minds of the catering staff at Clonlee.  Well summer is sure here and has brought with it an abundance of fruit and

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Sporting Superstars show off Their Skills at Clareview with Weekly Boccia Competitions

Residents  at Clareview are a very sporting type and along with a regular armchair exercise programme, the residents enjoy weekly sessions of games such as Boccia, Skittles & Bean Bag Tossing! Boccia is a very popular choice with the everybody and the competition between staff and  residents

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We’ll be sure not to fizzle if the summer starts to sizzle at Clareview Nursing Home

Now we know it has been a terrible Summer so far but nevertheless the residents of Clareview Nursing Home enjoyed the summer party held recently.  This year the theme was Teddy Bears Picnic and although staff and residents were unable to have the picnic outside due to

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