Monthly archive for September 2016

Surprise visitors to Ballyclare Bring Smiles All Around

We have had two adorable visitors this week to Ballyclare, and the residents were delighted to meet them. Robeena, one of our family members came in with her gorgeous golden retriever and Brenda Perry fell in love with him. She has owned dogs all her life and

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Jack and the Beanstalk at Ballyclare! No really…not a fairytale !

Jack McLoughlin, one of our keen gardeners at Ballyclare, has been working very hard doing Autumnal chores. He has been helping Ruth Smyth, Activity Therapist lift begonias and store them in our handmade envelopes, so they can remain dormant in the dry for winter. Everyone hopes it

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Hutchinson Care Homes Sponsor day at Ballyclare Action Cancer Shop

On Thursday 15th September, Hutchinson Care Homes sponsored Ballyclare Action Cancer’s Charity shop. Ballyclare and Claireview nursing homes staff worked for the day in the shop providing glamorous accessories to be sold, tombola prizes, refreshments and musical entertainment by busking outside the shop. The  local people in

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Birthday Cake Fit for The Bake Off and celebrations for Isa at Ballyclare

One of our beloved residents, Isa Stewart celebrated her 99th Birthday this week. Isa is a beloved mother to her daughter Betty who came in to surprise her with a delicious hand made cake. Isa loves her buns and home bakes very much and as you can

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Let’s Get This Party Started as Joan Hamill Celebrates Magical Milestone Birthday

Last week we celebrated a magical birthday in Clareview Private Nursing Home  Our longest resident Joan Hamill reached a very special number but as we never ask a lady her age, we’re keeping it a secret. To help Joan celebrate, we hired Dr Funnybones our local magician.

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