Monthly archive for November 2017

Hutchinson at Home Team Raise Money for Children in Need on Their Visits

Now if you thought your eyes were deceiving you as you say Pudsey making home visits  around Antrim, Ballymena, Ballyclare, Crumlin and Randalstown then rest easy – you are not losing it ! This happened to be Hutchinson At Home staff dressed up in their Pudsey clothes

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Winner of Fireside Quiz Revealed at Clonlee

Congratulations to Anne Forsythe, winner of the Fireside quiz. Anne received her prize, £15 Tesco voucher, from Mel McIlvenna, on behalf of Friends of Clonlee. Anne was so surprised and delighted to win the competition, and said it would come in handy now do help with her

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Poppy the dog visits Clonlee!

Poppy the Springier Spaniel has come to visit the residents at Clonlee and with such a great name she was put to work with the Poppy box. John an ex RAF man thought it was very appropriate and was thrilled to see her. Amy, one of Clonlee’s Care

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Beautiful Flower Arranging at Clonlee

The flower arranging activity is very popular among the residents and we were very honoured to have Jennifer from Antrim Floral Art Club to give us some very helpful advise in perfecting the perfect floral arrangement. “It really is such fun and they don’t stop laughing the entire time

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Morning Music Therapy at Clonlee!

Monday morning and the music is loud and clear… Yes Irenee is back at the piano and belting out all the old favourites. On the keyboard, Irenee told everyone that she was away on holiday and shared a few stories of her adventured on the cruise. Bert

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90th Birthday Celebrations at Clonlee

Ellen Shields recently celebrated her 90th birthday at Clonlee with her son William, daughter-in-law and her grandchildren on the day the ex hurricane, Ophelia, came to Antrim. Ellen said she has weathered a lot of storms in her 90 years and she was not going to let this one

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University Students Sarah and Kirsten Enjoy Their Placement at Glenkeen

At Glenkeen Private Nursing Home in Randalstown we recently had the pleasure of the company of Sarah and Kirsten – both 3rd Year University Students who spent a 6 week placement in Glenkeen.  Best let them both explain in their own words the experience: Sarah’ s account of

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Taking Time Out at Drummaul House to Remember Those Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

As Remembrance Sunday approached at Drummaul House it was time to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.Reverend McNeil spoke about his Grandfather in the war and the residents all spoke about their memories of the war. The minister put  the words up on the projector and

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Rhythm and Rhyme Provides the Entertainment at Drummaul House

Once a month at Drummaul House in Randalstown we have entertainment from a lady called Phil. Phil is from a company called Rhythm and Rhyme and she plays music from the residents era and encourages them to sing, dance and join in with her. The residents enjoy her visits

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Howling Banshees and Silly Witches in Abundance at Clareview Halloween Party

Last week Clareview staff and residents had a Spooktacular Halloween.  With a full day of spooky silliness there was much laughter and merriment within the home. Staff dressed up and had ‘make a mummy’ and ‘smashing pumpkins’ games. Staff were in teams ‘The Howling Banshees’ & ‘The Silly Witches‘

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