Monthly archive for October 2017

Randalstown Primary School Harvest Service A Big Success for Drummaul Residents

There was great excitement as some of the residents and staff dressed up to go to see the Harvest  show in Randalstown Primary School. Margaret Billy and Harry were among the lucky few and we also met Glenkeen activity therapist Suzie out with her group as both Hutchinson

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Spooktacular Entertainment at Drummaul House Halloween Party

There was lots of spooktacular goings on at Drummaul House as they enjoyed their annual Halloween Party. Eamon McQuade came and provided live entertainment for our Halloween disco and as they say a picture paints a thousand words have at look at the fun the residents and

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Time to say Goodbye to our Good Friend Bruno as he returns home to Portugal

There were plenty of tears and lots of hugs as we took time out to say farewell to our good friend Bruno Mendes. Bruno worked his last shift before returning to Portugal this week as he has secured a job in his home town. He is looking

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Clareview Senior Staff Attend Loneliness in Later Life Conference

On Friday 20th October, Clareview Nurse Manager Sharon and Activity Therapist Paula attended the Loneliness in Later Life Conference, hosted by the Northern Health & Social Care Trust in conjunction with the Public Health Agency. With the focus being on Loneliness & Social Isolation in the elderly,

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Thanks to Sharen from Ballyclare Library for Twiddle Muffs

Here at Clareview we are very lucky to have good links with our local community. Every other Monday, Sharen the manager from our local library comes in and reads local stories written by or about local people. Many are well known characters known and fondly remembered by

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Drummaul House Harvest Service Enjoyed by Staff, Residents and Visitors Alike

There was much joy and merriment as staff, residents and visitors enjoyed the Harvest Service delivered by Reverend McNeill from Randalstown Presbyterian Church who projected old time hymns onto a screen for the residents to sing along to. Reverend McNeill used sweets to tell the bible story of

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Ballyclare Residents and Staff Kept Busy in October

There was plenty of craic as staff, family and friends enjoyed the buns and cakes made by Joy McFerrin and Anna for our coffee morning in aid of MacMillan Cancer which raised a very credible £160.00  – well done Joy and Anna. There were smiles a plenty

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It’s been busy, busy, busy at Drummaul House

It’s been a busy week at Drummaul House and as they say a picture paints a thousand words have a little look here ! Storm Ophelia visited Drummaul house on Monday and we lost a tree 16th October – this is Conroy clearing up the aftermath.  

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Wallpapering with a difference at Glenkeen House

At Glenkeen House in Randalstown they have been wallpapering with a difference. The residents and staff have been making some pictures with wallpaper samples and have had great fun making a series of interesting shapes and designs. They  have certainly made use of donated paper and  feel

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Time to Celebrate Harvest Time at Clareview

Last week residents at Clareview celebrated the Harvest season with our Annual Harvest Service, this year conducted by the Reverend Bell from Ballyclare Presbyterian Church. Residents thoroughly enjoyed the time to worship and reflect and reminisced with stories of harvests from their younger years. A BIG THANKS

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