Monthly archive for April 2016

Tea Dance at Massereene Manor Has Everyones Toes a Tapping

There was much merriment and laughter at the Tea Dance hosted at Massereene Manor on Friday 15th April. Staff and residents listened to music from the 60’s and 70’s and danced along. The afternoon was made all the more enjoyable as we were joined by acoustic singer

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Parkhall College Students Take Time Out to Visit Massereene Manor

On Monday 18th April, Parkhall College came to visit as part of their Care module. They had a tour of Adeleine House and joined Activity Therapists, Naomi and Philip who demonstrated the importance of meaningful activities. Olive Hall, Nurse Manager at Massereene Manor commented: ” We were

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Service of Celebration at Ballyclare for The Queen’s 90th birthday

Thursday is the spiritual day in Ballyclare Nursing home but Thursday 21st April was extra special to our residents as it was the Queen’s 90th Birthday. As we always have church services on Thursdays, we thought it would be appropriate to have a service of thanksgiving for

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Cheers all Round for Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday at Clareview

On the occasion of the Queen’s 90th birthday at Clareview they decided to celebrate with guess what  – yep a Tea Party fit for the Queen herself. The dining room at Clareview was decorated with bunting and red, white and blue tablecloths & napkins.  The residents dined on

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Faith Hope and Love On Display in Art at Ballyclare

  In Ballyclare home the residents are  busy decorating the walls with  a true rainbow of colours as they commence yet another set of paintings to display. Staff and residents decided that the home should reflect the things they love dearly. Worship is a weekly part of

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Annual Summer Craft Fair Preparations well Under Way at Ballyclare Nursing Home

They never hang around at Ballyclare Private Nursing home so they have been working away  in preparation for our Summer Craft Fair. We are holding it on Saturday 4th June at 2pm and all money raised on the day will be going to the residents activity fund. We

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Daffodil Fun Day at Clonlee Hits the Spot

They always find another reason to have fun at Clonlee private nursing home in Antrim and this was no exception. Residents decided to entertain their friends and families on Easter Monday to a stunning ‘Daffodil Tea’. The fun and the buzz all morning was all worthwhile when

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No Shortage of Easter Bunnies at Clonlee

There was no shortage of Easter Bunnies at Clonlee this year thanks to resident Sadie Gamble who gave out wee Easter Bunnies as a gift to the staff in the home Sadie received a basket full of small knitted bunnies from her church – 1st Antrim Presbyterian

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A Big WELL DONE to Care Assistant Gail Ferguson from Clonlee on her City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Well done to Care Assistant Gail Ferguson who has just completed her City and Guilds with Rutledge Recruitment & Training. Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland. This is her story…. “My name is Gail Ferguson and I  have been

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Yes she did it ! Staff Nurse Frances from Clonlee Achieves New Personal Best. in Larne Half Marathon

Yes she did it ….she beat her personal best and finished the Larne Half marathon in a very respectable 1hr 56min 7 seconds  Looks as if all those carbs and running up and down the corridor at Clonlee did help after all …. Everyone at Clonlee is

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