Monthly archive for December 2015

Clareview Hamper Winner Donates prize to Raise Funds for Guide Dog Appeal

The excitement was mounting as the draw was approaching for the fantastic hamper to be won in the Clareview Christmas Hamper raffle. Drum roll please … and the winner is staff member, Jenny Richardson. Jenny then kindly donated her hamper to raise funds for the Guide Dog

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Massereene Manor Residents Take a Visit to the Enchanted Winter Gardens in Antrim Castle Grounds

With the buzz of Christmas well under way residents and staff from Massereene Manor took time out to visit the Enchanted Winter Garden in Antrim Castle Grounds. Antrim Castle Gardens was transferred into an enchanted world where the magic of Christmas filled the air.Residents and staff enjoyed

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Clareview Revels in Christmas Sing Song with Ballyclare Presbyterian Church Choir

On Wednesday 16th December, residents at Clareview were delighted to welcome members of Ballyclare Presbyterian Church Choir along to sing a variety of well known carols and Christmas songs.Residents enjoyed playing musical instruments along to ‘Jingle Bells’ and ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas’ and we all

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When Santa got Stuck up the Chimney at Clareview it was ‘not a bother’ because…

What is the collective noun for a group of Santas? No I’ve no idea either but I digress….if Santa got stuck up the chimney at Clareview it was fine because there were no shortage of Santas at Clareview Nursing Home as they had not one, not two,

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‘Oh We wish it Could be Christmas Every Day’ at Clareview

On December 17th it was time for the residents and staff at Clareview to celebrate the festive season with their Annual Christmas Party! Residents dined on a spectacular feast of party foods and enjoyed pulling crackers and singing along to Christmas songs whilst admiring the staff wearing

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Residents from Clonlee Enjoy Sleeping Beauty at Old Court House Antrim…Oh Yes They did !

..oh no they didn’t…Oh Yes They Did. Boy did the residents and staff of Clonlee Private Nursing Home enjoy one of our great Christmas traditions – the pantomime. Mary, May and George took time out from Christmas shopping to visit the pantomime in the Old Court House

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Santa Claus is Coming to Town…well Clonlee to be Precise

…he clearly used his sat nav and arrived on time complete with Rudolph and all the other reindeers looking splendid as usual. He arrived on schedule to enjoy Christmas dinner with the residents and what a feast. There were plenty of cooks but they didn’t spoil the

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Nature Lovers at Glenkeen Very Chirpy After Making Bird Feeders

They love their nature at Glenkeen so it was with great enthusiasm that residents and staff took on the challenge of building bird feeders from recycled cans. Using recycled tins to make bird feeders, they mixed wild bird seed lard and mixed dried fruit and apples all

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…at Clareview

Come on sing along now…”Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas”… Residents and visitors were delighted to be entertained by one of our local primary schools senior choir this morning.Pupils from Fairview Primary School sang a variety of Christmas Carols and songs and residents joined in

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They Say a Camera Never Lies …judge for yourself with these gems from Clareview

You’ve all heard that phrase haven’t you ? Yesterday afternoon staff and residents had great fun with our ‘photobooth’ props.   Residents fully engaged in the spirit of the season and peals of laughter and merriment could be heard throughout the lounge. Sometimes you just do not need

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