Monthly archive for October 2015

Who says you can have too much Pink?
Not According to the Staff and Residents of Massereene Manor

Now we have all heard someone say that you can have too much of one colour and pink is one of those colours that divides opinion doesn’t it  ? Well according to the Staff and Residents of Massereene Manor there is no such thing as too much

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Residents Belt Out Their Favourite Hymns at Drummaul House Annual Harvest Festival

Harvest festivals typically feature feasting, both family and public, with foods that are drawn from crops that come to maturity around the time of the festival. Ample food and freedom from the necessity to work in the fields are two central features of harvest festivals: eating, merriment,

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Curry on the Menu at Clareview Monthly Musical Merriment Extravaganza

No, not Chicken Madras or Chicken Tikka Masala but David Curry one of our many talented entertainers who comes to entertain us at Clareview Private Nursing  in Ballyclare. David entertained us with a variety of old time favourites such as’ Molly Malone’ and ‘Mountains of Mourne’ as

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William and Walter from Massereene Manor Take Time Out To Celebrate Major Milestones

Naturally there are always a few birthdays to celebrate with the number of staff and residents in Massereene Manor but seldom do we have 2 such significant milestones in close succession. Well that was certainly the case as residents William and Walter recently celebrated in style. Resident

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Fun in the Sun at Massereene Manor and Neigh Problem with Unusual Visitor

It was fun, fun, fun all day in the sun at the recent Funday which was held at Massereene Manor at the beginning of September. With an extensive range of stalls, children’s entertainment including a bouncy castle, and treasure hunt there really was something for everyone. Add

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Sensory bands at Ballyclare Private Nursing Home prove to be a Big Knit

One of our care assistants at Ballyclare, Lynn Brady is a member of a knitting group at Mossley Methodist Church who are making ‘Sensory Bands.’ Sensory Bands are an idea launched at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.They are knitted hand muffs that are trimmed on the outside

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Coffee Morning at Drummaul House Raises More Money for Macmillan Cancer

Hundreds of people across the UK feasted on cake to raise cash for charity on the 25th September Dozens of schools and organisations took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.Among them were the staff and residents at Drummaul  Private

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Charity Funding Event at Clonlee in Aid of Friends of Cancer City Hospital – A Very Hair Raising Time for Participants

Now we know that Halloween is only a few weeks away and then we can expect scary ghouls, gruesome creatures and all sorts of things going’ bump in the night’ to make the hairs on your neck stand up ? But now ? Well  recently some of

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What is the collective noun for a gathering of Nurse Managers
and Deputy Managers at Clonlee? And the Winner is….

For those of you who missed it on a late June morning in Clonlee  a ‘gathering’ of Nurse Managers and Deputy Managers appeared on the lawn at Clonlee Nursing home. Never seen before and never seen together since the first ever photoshoot of the afforementioned bodies was

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No Going Back Now, Blisters or not as Laura Heatley Sets off for Great Wall of China Walk

With an official length of 21,196.18 km or 13,170.7 miles the Great Wall is more than 2,300 years old. Crossing 9 provinces and municipalities: Liaoning, Hebei, Tianjin, Beijing, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Ningxia, Gansu it is truly one of the great wonders of the world. So when you sign up to

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