Monthly archive for August 2016

Thank You For the Music are the Words on Everyone’s Lips at Clareview Private Nursing Home

Last week residents and staff at Clareview were entertained by Ronnie McCullough and friends. Ronnie has been coming to Clareview for many years and is always a popular choice with our residents. Singing a well known mixture of songs, hymns and silly action songs which the residents

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More VIP Visitors at Clareview Private Nursing Homes as SPARK pay us a Visit

Last week residents and staff at Clareview Private Nursing Home in Ballyclare were visited by local young Presbyterian youth group SPARK.   These young people volunteer their time during the Summer to many local charitable causes and organisations.  We were delighted they took time out of their

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Talented Musician Erin Entertains Everyone at Clareview Private Nursing Home

It was a joy to listen to as last week residents and staff at Clareview Private Nursing Home in Ballyclare were treated to the lovely vocals of a young musician – Erin Campbell. Only 16, Erin volunteered to sing and play for us and we’re very honoured

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Milestone Birthday Celebrations for Drummaul House Senior Staff Nurse Bedette.
But which one ?

Today we celebrated the 50th birthday – whisper it quietly –  of one of our senior staff nurses at Drummaul House-  Bedette Cabigting. Staff and residents all celebrated with some cake, presents and a good old fashioned rendition of ‘Happy Birthday to Bedette’.

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Another Fantastic Drummaul House Summer Fun Day

Drummaul House held their annual Summer fun day on Saturday 27th August at the home in Randalstown – including bouncy castle, BBQ, ice-cream, face painting, petting farm, raffle, visit from guide dog trust, music and other fair games. Families and friends came from the local community to

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They’ve Gone to the Dogs at Clareview Nursing Home

Just in case you’re confused we mean the annual dog show at Clareview is where everyone has gone. This year residents and staff had an extra special treat as they were joined by Tansy a German Shepherd Guide Dog.  Tansy’s owner explained to the residents how much

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Time to Sing for Your Supper at Clareview

Last Thursday night we had the pleasure of the company of ex showband performer Trevor Dixon.  Trevor entertained us singing and playing his many instruments including saxophone, according and clarinet.   Songs included Strangers in the Night, Danny Boy, Ring of Fire and Wild Rover. Residents sang along

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The Hutchinson Care Homes 2016 Annual Bake Off …and the Winner is ?

Where did a year go was the question on everyone’s lips as Clareview hosted the Annual Hutchinson Care Homes Bake Off. Temperatures were rising as well as the cakes as Clareview were joined in battle with Glenkeen, Drummaul, Ballyclare and Antrim Care Home. The given theme this

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The youth from S.P.A.R.K. bring their message to Ballyclare Nursing Home

On Thursday 18th August. S.P.A.R.K. , a combined church group from the Newtownabbey area who reach out in the community helping out various organisations and charitable work visited Ballyclare Nursing Home They visited last year and everyone was delighted to see them return to take our religious

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What a glorious week we all had in Ballyclare

It was such a glorious week in Ballyclare because as well as wonderful weather we celebrated a birthday. Margaret loves the garden and we planted peas along our picket fence. Ruth Smyth activity Nurse at Ballyclare had learnt about Ninja gardening on TV about folk in England

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