Monthly archive for June 2016

Somme Rememberance Services at Ballyclare

This week Ballyclare Nursing Home are holding a few rememberance ceremonies for the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. They are having a religious service for the young men from all communities who died in an horrific battle that lasted from July till October 1916. They

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Vintage Tea Party at Drummaul House Helps Celebrate National Care Home Open Day

To celebrate National Care Home Open Day at Drummaul House they had a vintage tea party with music by Erin Fullerton playing guitar and singing with some sing a longs with the residents along with afternoon tea and a pamper sessions. Table decorations and other decorations were

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National Care Home Open Day Celebrated with Panache at Clareview

Last Friday was National Care Home Open Day and everyone celebrated in Clareview with panache. The given theme this year was Carehome and the Community. With that in mind, Clareview invited local primary school children and local Age Wise charities along to help them celebrate and dine

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Mad Hatters Tea Party at Glenkeen helps Celebrate National Care Home Open Day

Care Home Open Day took place for the 4th time on 17th June 2016. The suggested theme for this year was “Celebration” and the staff at Glenkeen decided that they would hold a tea party – a Mad hatters Tea party to be precise. Good care homes do great

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Summer Outing to Larne for Clareview Residents Goes Down a Treat

The sun was shining and the spirits were high as staff and residents left Ballyclare, joined by some family members  and travelled to the Curran Court hotel in Larne for a delicious lunch. The portions were plentiful and enjoyed by us all. Some even had room for

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Tea party at Massereene Manor to Say a big THANKS to Volunteers

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK – and it took place from the 1-12 June 2016. You hopefully will have noticed our previous news about the great work our volunteers do at Massereene Manor so we

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Busy Time at Ballyclare with Open Day and Alzheimers Cupcake Day

It has been  a busy couple of days over the 16th and 17th June at Ballyclare private nursing home.Care assistant, Joy McFerran was baking till the early hours on Wednesday, making beautiful buns, for our Alzheimers Cupcake Day. Joy makes wonderful cakes and confections, so when she

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Q Network Radio Broadcasts Live from Antrim Care Home

If you cannot beat them , join them -that appears to be the case with the staff and residents of Antrim Care Home as they appeared live on the Q Network in a series of interviews with radio presenter Brian Reynolds broadcast from Antrim Care Home itself

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Sun Shines at Clonlee Garden Party for Care Home Open Day

The sun was out in all its glory at the garden Party at Clonlee for Care Home Open Day which also helped celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday In attendance were the Mayor John Scott and “stand-in Queen” Anne Porter who performed their duties so well.

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The Green and White Army Has No Lack of Support at Clonlee

There are no shortage of supporters of the Green and White Army in Clonlee as residents cheer on the Northern Ireland football team in the European Championships in France. George and Alex said they are the best team in the competition and should have no bother going

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