Monthly archive for January 2016

Hutchinson Care Homes acquire Antrim Care Home in Antrim

Hutchinson Care Homes are delighted to announce the completion of the acquisition of Antrim Care Home in Antrim from Four Seasons Health Care. The Hutchinson Care Homes group of Care Homes already includes Massereene Manor and Clonlee in Antrim, Glenkeen House and Drummaul House in Randalstown and

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Time to Celebrate Burns Night at Clareview and Recite the Selkirk Grace

The Burns Supper is an institution of Scottish life: a night to celebrate the life and works of the national Bard – Robert Burns. Suppers can range from an informal gathering of friends to a huge, formal dinner full of pomp and circumstance.  So once again this

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Bagpipes to the Fore as Residents Enjoy Burns celebration in Ballyclare

Burns Night is annually celebrated in Scotland on or around January 25. The Burns Supper is an institution of Scottish life: a night to celebrate the life and works of the national Bard – Robert Burns. Suppers can range from an informal gathering of friends to a huge,

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Reading is to the Mind What Exercise is to the Body as ‘Reading Rooms’ visit Clareview

It is surely one of the most simple pleasures in life – sitting down and losing yourself in a good book. So it was with eager anticipation when Clareview residents, staff and visitors learnt they were to have an enjoyable reading session with Stephanie from The Reading

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Kitchen Assistant – (Clareview PNH)

Clareview PNH are Recruiting a Kitchen Assistant 30 Hours per Week Qualifications / Experience: Not essential as training will be provided but knowledge of Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and general kitchen duties would be advantageous Main Duties: To assist the Cook in provide a catering service to

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Clareview Residents Dispel The Myth that Exercise Cannot Be Fun

Now we all know that we should be doing more exercise in January to work off the excesses we enjoyed over Christmas but let’s be honest – quite often it’s not much fun. No pain no gain – is that not the well worn cliche ? Well

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Glenkeen Residents Head off to Ballymena to Explore the Fabulous Christmas Shop at Creative Gardens at Galgorm Castle

As Christmas approached staff  and residents of Glenkeen Private Nursing Home decided it was time we took a well earned trip to  Galgorm Castle Garden Centre  in Ballymena. Nestled into the grounds of the gorgeous Galgorm Castle Estate, Creative Gardens at Galgorm Castle is open all year

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Halloween and Harvest Time at Glenkeen Simply Delightful

Autumn was a very busy time at Glenkeen nursing home, residents made a number of craft items including pumpkins from silk fabrics. We visited the local Primary school for their harvest service  and as it was such a nice day that we walked down to the school 

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We partied so hard at Drummaul House at Christmas we almost forget to tell you

It was party, party, party for the residents of Drummaul House in Randalstown as they celebrated Christmas with a party at the residents’ home that included a special visit from Santa Claus himself! Maria Bothwell, Nurse Manager at Drummaul House explained:“The residents enjoyed a wonderful afternoon, with

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Massereene Manor Residents Take Time out for Tea at the Old Courthouse in Antrim

It was time to get out the Sunday best for Walter and Olive,  residents of Massereene Private Nursing Home  when activity therapists Naomi and Philip took them to  the Tea dance in the Old Court House in Antrim. Bob from Double Trouble provided the singing and music

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