Monthly archive for January 2017

Tweets a Plenty as Big Garden Birdwatch Takes Off In Clonlee

There was no shortage of tweets… not the digital kind as Clonlee resident Bella Law took part in the Big Garden Birdwatch survey. This survey helps the RSPB  build a picture of garden wildlife across the UK. Everyone at Clonlee watches the garden for only an hour

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It’s a Fond Farewell from Student Nurses Chloe, Chelsea and Lauren at Clonlee

There were tears in abundance as student nurses Chloe Montgomery, Chelsea  Thompson and Lauren Moore bid everyone farewell after their six week placement – this is their stories.   “My name is Chloe Montgomery, I am a 1st year nursing student at Ulster University.I spent my first

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Election Fever in Clonlee Hots Up as Employee of the Month Awards Under Way

The tension is rising as the Hutchinson Care Homes Employee of the Month Awards are under way. Here we can see Care Assistant Laura with Sadie casting their vote for employee of the month in Clonlee. All the homes in the Hutchinson Group are awarding a prize

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Clareview Residents and Staff Enjoy Chinese New Year

Gong Xi Fat Cai. On Saturday 28th January residents  at Clareview celebrated Chinese New Year with a Chinese Feast fit for a king. 2017 is the Year of The Rooster.  Under Chinese traditions it is said bad luck will come to those who were born in the

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Whisper it quietly….Happy 50th Birthday Angela from all the Residents and Staff at Ballyclare

We have had a lovely celebration here in Ballyclare as Angela Lewis one of our domestics has now reached her 50th Birthday. The staff had a surprise party for her, with cake and presents. Angela is a very popular member of staff with her fellow workers and

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Burns Day Celebrations in Full Swing at Clonlee

Burns celebrations is held annually on January 25th, and celebrates the life and works of Scotland’s most popular poet.  Robert Burns or Robbie “The Bard”, or the Ploughman Poet as he is sometimes called, has become an icon for contemporary Scottish culture, and each year on his

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Robert Burns Day Celebration in Ballyclare Goes Down a Treat

Residents and staff at Ballyclare had a lovely afternoon on Wednesday 25 January celebrating the life of Rabbie Burns. Our dear friends Ronnie McCullough and his friends, came to entertain with guitar, fiddle and song. Our residents are great singers and they knew most of the songs,

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Scotch Broth, Kilted Sausage with Neeps & Tatties…Yes You’ve Guessed it ..Burns Night at Clareview

Last night residents and staff celebrated Burns Night in style at Clareview. Residents dined on Scotch Broth, Kilted Sausage with neeps & tatties, a loaded sherry trifle and homemade shortbread. Haggis was served to those who wanted it. And of course no Burns Night celebration is complete

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Clonlee Staff Lend a Helping Hand with Antrim Food Bank

The staff at Clonlee looking rather splendid in their Christmas jumpers got organised and made a donation to the Antrim Food Bank collecting an amazing £51 which was used to purchases food in Tesco which then went to the Food Bank.via Tesco collection point. They also included

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Happy New Year from Ballyclare

Everyone here at Ballyclare Private Nursing Home would like to wish all who look at our website news a Very Happy and Prosperous New Year. We had a fantastic Christmas Day as you can see and the staff dressed up in our festive outfits to bring a smile

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